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Last updated 15 January 2017

My Health Record Statistics – at 15 January 2017

Published 15 January 2017


Over 4.4 million people have a My Health Record, with an average of 1 new record being created every 38 seconds.
A further 1 million people have had a My Health Record automatically created for them during the participation trials.
Over 7,266,077 prescription and dispense records have been uploaded.
Over 9,657 healthcare providers are connected, including GPs, hospitals, pharmacies, aged care residential services, allied health.
Over 1.4 million clinical documents uploaded.

Dashboard display of My Health Record statistics

This page contains My Health Record statistics to 15 January 2017 .

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Individual registrations

4,497,630 individual registrations

  • Of those registered, 54% are female and 46% are male.
  • Approximately 19% 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 less37%
20 to 3925%
40 to 6425%
65 or higher13%

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 Territory22%
South Australia17%
Northern Territory18%
New South Wales19%
Western Australia14%
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Healthcare provider registrations

9,633 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 practices5,945
Public hospital organisations (there may be more than one facility within an organisation)730
Private hospital organisations (there may be more than one facility within an organisation)142
Retail pharmacies1,278
Aged care residential services169
Other categories of health care providers including allied health1,186
Organisations with a cancelled registration 207
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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 summary527,706
Discharge summary716,225
Event summary170,358
Specialist letter35,385
eReferral note29
Diagnostic Imaging Report34,258

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 documents5,573,390
Dispense documents1,692,687

Consumer Documents

Document TypeCount
Consumer Entered Health Summary76,841
Consumer Entered Notes33,380
Advance Care Directive Custodian Report12,254
Advance Care Planning Document693

Medicare Documents

Document TypeCount
Australian Immunisation Register903,932
Australian Organ Donor Register411,075
Medicare/DVA Benefits Report248,050,799
Pharmaceutical Benefits Report171,083,752

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Last updated 15 January 2017