Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2021) Health Expenditure Australia 2019-20., AIHW, Australian Government, accessed 28 January 2022
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2021). Health Expenditure Australia 2019-20. Retrieved from https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/health-welfare-expenditure/health-expenditure-australia-2019-20
Health Expenditure Australia 2019-20. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 17 December 2021, https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/health-welfare-expenditure/health-expenditure-australia-2019-20
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Health Expenditure Australia 2019-20 [Internet]. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2021 [cited 2022 Jan. 28]. Available from: https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/health-welfare-expenditure/health-expenditure-australia-2019-20
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2021, Health Expenditure Australia 2019-20, viewed 28 January 2022, https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/health-welfare-expenditure/health-expenditure-australia-2019-20
Get citations as an Endnote file:
PDF | 6.2Mb
In 2019–20, total health spending was distributed across health services, with estimates of:
The remaining 15.7% or $31.9 billion, was on other services, research and capital spending (Figure 23).
The line graph shows that the proportion of total health spending spent on each area of spending remained relatively stable between 2009–10 and 2019–20. Hospitals and primary health care attracted the most funding over the decade. In 2019–20, hospitals received 41.2 per cent of total health spending, followed by primary health care received 33.1 per cent. In the same year, referred medical services attracted 10.0 per cent of total funding; other services received 7.0 per cent, and research receiving 3.3 per cent. The proportion of funds allocated to capital spending over the decade was most volatile, at 7 per cent in 2016–17 compared with 4.8 per cent in 2009–10. Capital spending was 5.5 per cent of total health spending in 2019–20.
We'd love to know any feedback that you have about the AIHW website, its contents or reports.
The browser you are using to browse this website is outdated and some features may not display properly or be accessible to you. Please use a more recent browser for the best user experience.