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Australia's Health Tracker by Area

Victoria University
Australian Health Policy Collaboration (Managed by)
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Rebecca.Lindberg@vu.edu.au
Australian Health Policy Collaboration
Victoria University
Queen Street Campus
PO Box 14428
Melbourne
VIC 8001

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Australia's Health Tracker by Area presents data via interactive maps and graphs on a range of chronic diseases, conditions and their risk factors.  In addition to the maps and graphs, data can be downloaded as spreadsheets. 

Information is available on: obesity, high blood pressure, risky alcohol consumption, smoking, high cholesterol, bowel cancer screening, diabetes, death rates from various diseases, and suicide rates.  

The tracker shows both the latest national data and how it compares with the 2025 Australian chronic disease targets. 

Notes on the data are available from each download page and contain information on the indicators and data sources.  Related publications mentioned below:  'Australia's Health Tracker 2016' , 'Australia's Health Tracker: Technical Appendix', and 'Getting Australia's Health on Track' are useful companion reports

Except where otherwise stated, all age-standardised rates and ratios presented in the maps, data or graphics are based on the Australian standard.

Data can be reported on by Population Health Area, Local Government Area, Primary Health Network, and at State and Territory level.

Population Health Areas (PHAs) are comprised of a combination of whole Statistical Area Level 2s (SA2s) and multiple (aggregates of) SA2s, where the SA2 is an area in the ABS structure:the Australian Statistical Geographical Standard (ASGS), July 2011, Cat No 1270.0.55.001

Local Government Areas (LGAs) are an Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) approximation of officially gazetted LGAs as defined by each State and Territory Local Government Department. LGAs cover incorporated areas of Australia. For further information regarding the LGA structure, refer to the ABS information at: Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 3 - Non ABS Structures, July 2015, Cat No 1270.0.55.003

Primary Health Networks (PHNs) comprise 31 primary health care organisations across Australia. For further information, including digital boundary and concordance files, refer to the Department of Health Primary Health Networks http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/PHN-Home

Issued: 2017

Data time period: 2009 to 2015

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