Australia's health 2018 is the AIHW’s 16th biennial report on the health of Australians. It examines a wide range of contemporary topics in a series of analytical feature articles and short statistical snapshots. The report also summarises the performance of the health system against an agreed set of indicators.
Australia’s health 2018: in brief is a companion report to Australia’s health 2018.
- ISSN: 1032-6138
- ISBN: 978-1-76054-319-8
- DOI: 10.25816/5ec1e56f25480
- Cat. no: AUS 221
- Pages: 570
80.4 years was the life expectancy for a boy born in 2016 and 84.6 years for a girl
In 2016, the leading cause of death for males was heart disease, and dementia and Alzheimer disease for females
In 2015–16, Australia spent $170 billion on health
Half of us have a chronic condition and these conditions are responsible for most deaths