This report presents data against an agreed set of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) used to monitor performance of the strategies in Australia’s National Oral Health Plan 2015–2024. Information is presented for 26 KPIs grouped into seven broad topic areas – oral health status, impacts of oral disease, risk behaviours, preventive strategies, access to services, workforce and quality.

A companion In brief publication has been produced. It provides an overview of key statistics and related information found in these web pages.

  • Cat. no: DEN 232
Findings from this report:
  • The proportion of adults with untreated tooth decay increased between 2004–06 and 2017–18

  • Around three times as many children aged 10–14 years experienced toothache in 2017–18 than in 2013

  • 9 in 10 Australians can access fluoridated drinking water

  • In 2017–18, around 1 in 8 teenagers aged 14–17 consumed selected sugar sweetened beverages on a daily basis