Department of Health and Ageing Factbook 2006


Page last updated: 08 August 2006

Please note the information in this publication may no longer be current but is retained on our website for historical or research purposes.

The Health and Ageing Factbook (PDF 3511 KB) (the Factbook) is one of a series of Factbooks developed by the Economic and Statistical Analysis Branch, Portfolio Strategies Division, intended as general information to improve community, government and private sector understanding of the Australian health care system.

The Factbook consolidated, for the first time in the one Departmental publication, a wide range of key statistical indicators of the Australian health care system presented in tables, charts and explanatory text, including health expenditure, health care service utilisation, and health outcomes. Information contained in the Factbook was sourced from across the portfolio and external agencies, and is in a form that is easily understood by a wide audience.

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