Healthy, wealthy and wise?: The relationship between health, employment and earnings in Australia

Public health Employment Interpersonal relations Ageing Well-being Work-life balance Australia

Health is wealth, goes the adage. The message is clear: those who are healthy are likely to earn more. Is this old adage still applicable in Australia today?

Are people with better health able to earn more than their peers with poorer health? How big is the gap? This 23rd issue of the AMP.NATSEM Income and Wealth Report series examines how health underpins the employment and earnings of working-age Australians.

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