Register for a My Health Record myGov iconSign in with myGov

Last updated 12 November 2017

My Health Record Statistics – at 12 November 2017

Published 12 November 2017


Over 5 million people have a My Health Record, with an average of 1 new record being created every 38 seconds.
Over 14,286,531 prescription and dispense records have been uploaded.
Over 10,557 healthcare providers are connected, including GPs, hospitals, pharmacies, aged care residential services, allied health.
Over 3.5 million clinical documents uploaded.

Dashboard display of My Health Record statistics

This page contains My Health Record statistics to 12 November 2017
View attachment as dashboard (PDF 273 KB)

Individual registrations

5,332,366 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 Territory25%
South Australia20%
Northern Territory22%
New South Wales23%
Western Australia18%
Top of page

Healthcare provider registrations

10,557 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 practices6,264
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 pharmacies1,405
Aged care residential services184
Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services29
Other categories of health care providers including allied health1,430
Organisations with a cancelled registration 283
Top of page

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 summary1,237,265
Discharge summary1,362,128/td>
Event summary389,548
Specialist letter61,716
eReferral note39
Pathology report411,507
Diagnostic Imaging Report70,206

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 documents11,207,620
Dispense documents3,078,911

Consumer Documents

Document TypeCount
Consumer Entered Health Summary96,000
Consumer Entered Notes40,634
Advance Care Directive Custodian Report14,982
Advance Care Planning Document1,428

Medicare Documents

Document TypeCount
Australian Immunisation Register1,655,285
Australian Organ Donor Register539,992
Medicare/DVA Benefits Report345,607,809
Pharmaceutical Benefits Report240,436,397

Last updated 12 November 2017