Australia’s hospitals at a glance 2017–18: Australian hospital statistics provides an overview of information about Australia’s public and private hospitals. More detailed information is available in the Australian hospitals statistics suite of products.

  • Cat. no: HSE 232
Findings from this report:
  • 11.3 million hospitalisations in public and private hospitals combined

  • 8 million patients presented to emergency departments

  • 72% of patients presenting to emergency departments were seen on time

  • $71 billion (excluding depreciation) was spent on public hospital services