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Last updated 14 September 2017

My Health Record Statistics – at 10 September 2017

Published 14 September 2017


Over 5 million people have a My Health Record, with an average of 1 new record being created every 38 seconds.
Over 12,615,144 prescription and dispense records have been uploaded.
Over 10,419 healthcare providers are connected, including GPs, hospitals, pharmacies, aged care residential services, allied health.
Over 2 million clinical documents uploaded.

Dashboard display of My Health Record statistics

This page contains My Health Record statistics to 10 September 2017 .
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Individual registrations

5,158,845 individual registrations

  • Of those registered, 54% are female and 46% are male.
  • Approximately 21% 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 Australia19%
Northern Territory21%
New South Wales22%
Western Australia17%
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Healthcare provider registrations

10,419 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 practices6,210
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)167
Retail pharmacies1,392
Aged care residential services184
Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Services29
Other categories of health care providers including allied health1,378
Organisations with a cancelled registration 274
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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 summary1,078,530
Discharge summary1,208,037
Event summary336,506
Specialist letter55,858
eReferral note31
Pathology report171,286
Diagnostic Imaging Report61,576

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 documents9,874,547
Dispense documents2,7020,597

Consumer Documents

Document TypeCount
Consumer Entered Health Summary912,320
Consumer Entered Notes39,116
Advance Care Directive Custodian Report14,442
Advance Care Planning Document1,319

Medicare Documents

Document TypeCount
Australian Immunisation Register1,559,024
Australian Organ Donor Register513,584
Medicare/DVA Benefits Report324,849,254
Pharmaceutical Benefits Report225,761,845

Last updated 14 September 2017