Australia’s hospitals at a glance provides an overview of the information available on the MyHospitals national reporting platform. It presents summary information about Australia's public and private hospitals across the following themes:
- Spending on hospitals
- Hospitals workforce
- Hospital activity
- Access to hospitals
- Hospital safety and quality.
This report will be updated with the latest annual hospitals data collections held by the AIHW as they become available.
- Cat. no: HSE 253
In 2020–21, hospitals accounted for 41% ($89.7 billion) of all health expenditure
In 2021–22, there were 11.6 million hospitalisations (405 per 1,000 population)
In 2021–22, there were 8.79 million presentations to emergency departments – 339.1 presentations per 1,000 population
In 2021–22, 55.4 million services were provided in public hospital outpatient (non-admitted patient) clinics