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Report

Hospital resources 2015–16: Australian hospital statistics

Health services series no.78
Publisher
Hospitals Public hospitals Public health Public health evaluation
Description

In 2015–16, there were 701 public hospitals in Australia accounting for about two-thirds (61,000) of all hospital beds. There were 630 private hospitals with 33,100 hospital beds. Total recurrent expenditure on public hospital services was about $64 billion. About 57% of this was for admitted patient care, 18% for outpatient care, 10% for emergency care services, 2% for teaching, training and research and 13% for all other services.

Publication Details
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CC BY
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open