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Tuesday, 16 February 2016

25 years of health expenditure in Australia 1989-90 to 2013-14 (AIHW)

25 years of health expenditure in Australia 1989-90 to 2013-14 reveals that health expenditure grew from $50.3 billion in 1989-90 to $154.6 billion in 2013-14 in real terms (adjusted for inflation).

Over the period, health expenditure grew much faster than inflation, the population and population ageing. Health expenditure increased from 6.5% of gross domestic product in 1989-90 to 9.7% of gross domestic product in 2013-14.

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