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Last updated 05 February 2017

My Health Record Statistics – at 5 February 2017

Published 05 February 2017


Over 4.5 million people have a My Health Record, with an average of 1 new record being created every 38 seconds.
Over 7,515,638 prescription and dispense records have been uploaded.
Over 9,692 healthcare providers are connected, including GPs, hospitals, pharmacies, aged care residential services, allied health.
Over 1.5 million clinical documents uploaded.

Dashboard display of My Health Record statistics

This page contains My Health Record statistics to 5 February 2017 .

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Individual registrations

4,569,083 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 less34%
20 to 3924%
40 to 6426%
65 or higher16%

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 Territory19%
New South Wales20%
Western Australia14%
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Healthcare provider registrations

9,699 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 practices5,971
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 pharmacies1,284
Aged care residential services170
Other categories of health care providers including allied health1,189
Organisations with a cancelled registration 213
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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 summary585,433
Discharge summary754,140
Event summary183,527
Specialist letter36,804
eReferral note29
Diagnostic Imaging Report36,378

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 documents5,887,838
Dispense documents1,773,341

Consumer Documents

Document TypeCount
Consumer Entered Health Summary78,315
Consumer Entered Notes33,934
Advance Care Directive Custodian Report12,438
Advance Care Planning Document743

Medicare Documents

Document TypeCount
Australian Immunisation Register937,817
Australian Organ Donor Register422,519
Medicare/DVA Benefits Report253,292,902
Pharmaceutical Benefits Report176,497,920

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Last updated 05 February 2017