About Australia’s health 2016: in brief

Australia's health 2016: in brief is a companion report to Australia's health 2016.

This mini report presents some of the key statistics from the main report. It begins with two infographics that illustrate what Australia would look like if it had a population of just 100 people.

'Australia as 100 people' and 'Australia's health as 100 people' present key demographic and health statistics— in some cases, the '100 people' concept represents '100 families' or '100 households'.

The data for these infographics refer to various years and have been obtained from a range of sources. Full details of all sources for these infographics and the In brief can be found in the online supplementary tables.