Health expenditure Australia 2008-09 (AIHW)

Health expenditure in Australia in 2008-09 reached $112.8 billion, an increase of $9.2 billion since 2007-08. The area of health expenditure with the largest increase was public hospital services, which accounted for over one-quarter of the total increase in 2008-09.

Health expenditure Australia 2008-09 examines expenditure on different types of health goods and services in the decade to 2008-09. The report describes funding by the Australian Government and state governments, private health insurance and individuals, compares health expenditures in the different states and territories and compares Australia's spending with other countries.

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