Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2020) Health expenditure Australia 2018-19, AIHW, Australian Government, accessed 06 June 2023. doi:10.25816/ysem-1g13
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2020). Health expenditure Australia 2018-19. Canberra: AIHW.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Health expenditure Australia 2018-19. AIHW, 2020.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Health expenditure Australia 2018-19. Canberra: AIHW; 2020.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2020, Health expenditure Australia 2018-19, AIHW, Canberra.
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Regular reporting of national health expenditure is vital to understanding the health system and its relationship to the economy as whole. In 2018–19:
This report includes data from before the COVID-19 pandemic. For data and information that relates to COVID-19, please see our COVID-19 resources.
Total health expenditure in 2018–19 was $195.7 billion, a real increase of 3.1% over the year
Expenditure per person increased by 1.5% to $7,772
Spending on hospitals was $79.0 billion, an increase of 3.7% compared with the previous year
Private health insurers spent on average $1,532 per person covered by a private hospital insurance policy
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