Table of contents

  • What is chronic pain?
  • How many Australians have chronic pain?
  • What are the behavioural risk factors for chronic pain?
  • People with chronic pain have higher rates of long-term conditions
  • How does chronic pain affect a person’s life?
  • How is chronic pain treated?
  • How much does chronic pain cost?
  • What are the challenges in reporting on chronic pain in Australia?
  • Next steps
  • Where do I go for more information?
  • About the data
  • Acknowledgments
  • Glossary
  • References