This collection includes data from Australian Government-funded and Northern Territory Government-funded Indigenous-specific primary health care services against a set of nKPIs. The collection commenced in June 2012 and is ongoing, with data being collected every 6 months from approximately 250 services across Australia. Data are collected on maternal and child health, risk factors for chronic disease and their management, and health preventative activities.

AIHW national Key Performance Indicators database: user guide for census date 30 June 2019 (508KB PDF)

Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 30 June 2012

Geographical coverage

National and state and territory | Other

Data availability

  • Publications
  • Client specified tables on request which may be subject to data provider approval (charges apply)
  • Unit records not available

Restrictions and limitations govern the availability or use of data in this holding.

Data scope

Includes Indigenous regular clients (those who attended a service 3 times in 2 years). Data are collected against 21 indicators covering maternal and child health; chronic disease risk factor monitoring and management; and health preventative activities. The full set of indicators and their specifications can be found at: Indigenous primary health care key performance indicators 2015–17


Admin data

Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

Indigenous primary health care KPIs 2018-19

External links and information 

National key performance indicators for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care: results for 2017