Table of contents

  • Preliminary material (41K PDF)
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Preface
    • Abbreviations and symbols
  • Sections
    1. Background and summary (230K PDF)
      • Background
      • The structure of the health sector and its flow of funds
      • Summary of findings
      • Revisions to ABS estimates
    2. Total health expenditure (58K PDF)
      • Health expenditure and the general level of economic activity
      • Health expenditure per person
      • Total health expenditure, by state and territory
      • Sources of growth in real health expenditure
      • Sources of growth in nominal health expenditure
    3. Funding of health expenditure in Australia (120K PDF)
      • Broad trends
        • Total recurrent funding
      • Government sources of funds
      • Non-government sources of funds
      • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander funding, 2001-02
    4. Health expenditure and funding, by area of health expenditure (89K PDF)
      • Recurrent expenditure on health goods and services
        • Institutional health services
        • Non-institutional health services
      • Capital formation
      • Capital consumption by governments
    5. International comparisons (35K PDF)
      • Health expenditure in OECD countries
      • Health expenditure in the Asia-Pacific region
    6. Technical notes (71K PDF)
      • General
        • Health Expenditure Advisory Committee (HEAC)
      • Definition of health expenditure
      • Deflators
      • Data and methods used to produce estimates
        • General
        • State and territory expenditure tables
        • Expenditure by the Australian Government
        • Expenditure by state, territory and local governments
        • Expenditure by the non-government sector
        • Blank cells in expenditure matrices
        • Population
      • International comparisons
      • Preliminary estimates
      • Revisions of definitions and estimates
        • Definitions
        • Revision of estimates
  • End matter (263K PDF)
    • Appendixes
      1. National health expenditure matrices, 2000-01 to 2003-04
      2. State and territory health expenditure matrices, 2000-01 to 2002-03
      3. Proposed Australian System of Health Accounts
      4. Price indexes and deflation
        • Price indexes
        • Deflation and constant price expenditure aggregates
      5. Capital in the Australian health sector
      6. Cross-border flows and government contracting of private hospital services
        • Cross-border flows
        • State government contracting of private hospital services
      7. Expenditure on personal health by Burden of Disease category by age and sex
    • Glossary
    • References