Provides a picture of health expenditure in Australia, by area of expenditure and funding, and examines changes over time.

Collection details

Temporal coverage

1 January 1960 to 30 June 2016

Geographical coverage

National and state and territory | International

Data availability

  • Publications
  • Data cubes
  • Summary tables published in electronic form
  • Statistics
  • Client specified tables on request which may be subject to data provider approval (charges apply)
  • Restrictions and limitations govern the availability or use of data in this holding.

Data scope

Health expenditure in Australia by the Australian Government, state and territory and local governments and non-government sources.


Admin data

Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

Government health expenditure NMDS 2014-

Health expenditure database 2012-13

External links and information 

Health and welfare expenditure reports