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In 2016–17, 365,000 staff were employed in public hospital services, including 151,000 nurses
There were 2.6 public hospital beds for every 1,000 people in 2016–17
$67 billion was spent on public hospital services in 2016–17—$41 billion was spent on salaries and superannuation
In 2016–17, Australia’s 695 public hospitals provided about 62,000 hospital beds
Hospital resources 2016–17: Australian hospital statistics
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