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Last updated 16 January 2018

My Health Record Statistics – at 14 January 2018

Published 16 January 2018


Over 5.4 million people have a My Health Record, with approx. 17,000 new records being created every week.
Over 15,963,778 prescription and dispense records have been uploaded.
Over 10,655 healthcare providers are connected, including GPs, hospitals, pharmacies, aged care residential services, allied health.
Over 4 million clinical documents uploaded.

Dashboard display of My Health Record statistics

This page contains My Health Record statistics to 14 January 2018
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Individual registrations

5,476,996 individual registrations

  • Of those registered, 54% are female and 46% are male.
  • Approximately 22% of Australia's total population is registered.

Age breakdown

The percentage of consumers registered for a My Health Record in a specific age bracket.
Age range (years)Percentage (%)
20 or less36%
20 to 3925%
40 to 6425%
65 or higher14%

State breakdown

The percentage of those consumers currently registered for a My Health Record in relation to the total population of each State and Territory.
StatePercentage of state population (%)
Australian Capital Territory26%
South Australia20%
Northern Territory23%
New South Wales23%
Western Australia18%
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Healthcare provider registrations

10,655 Healthcare provider registrations

Organisations registered

Total healthcare providers, broken down into common groups that are registered in the My Health Record system.
Organisation TypeCount
General practices6,296
Public hospital organisations (there may be more than one facility within an organisation)785
Private hospital organisations (there may be more than one facility within an organisation)177
Retail pharmacies1,442
Aged care residential services185
Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services30
Other categories of health care providers including allied health1,448
Organisations with a cancelled registration 292
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My Health Record Usage

Clinical Document Uploads

Total number of clinical documents uploaded to the My Health Record system by healthcare providers.
Document TypeCount
Shared health summary1,380,911
Discharge summary1,516,323
Event summary441,595
Specialist letter67,859
eReferral note44
Pathology report721,139
Diagnostic Imaging Report78,432

Prescription and Dispense Uploads

Total number of prescription and dispense records uploaded to the My Health Record system by healthcare providers and pharmacists.
Document TypeCount
Prescription documents12,528,142
Dispense documents3,435,636

Consumer Documents

Document TypeCount
Consumer Entered Health Summary99,305
Consumer Entered Notes41,629
Advance Care Directive Custodian Report15,496
Advance Care Planning Document1,571

Medicare Documents

Document TypeCount
Australian Immunisation Register1,765,249
Australian Organ Donor Register559,686
Medicare/DVA Benefits Report364,482,963
Pharmaceutical Benefits Report254,397,342

Last updated 16 January 2018