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Last updated 21 May 2017

My Health Record Statistics – at 21 May 2017

Published 21 May 2017


Over 4.8 million people have a My Health Record, with an average of 1 new record being created every 38 seconds.
Over 9,854,540 prescription and dispense records have been uploaded.
Over 9,936 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 21 May 2017 .

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Individual registrations

4,846,011 individual registrations

  • Of those registered, 54% are female and 46% are male.
  • Approximately 20% 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 Territory24%
South Australia18%
Northern Territory20%
New South Wales21%
Western Australia15%
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Healthcare provider registrations

9,936 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 practices6,069
Public hospital organisations (there may be more than one facility within an organisation)732
Private hospital organisations (there may be more than one facility within an organisation)161
Retail pharmacies1,315
Aged care residential services166
Other categories of health care providers including allied health1,239
Organisations with a cancelled registration 256
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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 summary809,604
Discharge summary955,529
Event summary252,783
Specialist letter46,161
eReferral note29
Pathology report42,393
Diagnostic Imaging Report48,117

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 documents7,645,204
Dispense documents2,209,336

Consumer Documents

Document TypeCount
Consumer Entered Health Summary84,697
Consumer Entered Notes36,392
Advance Care Directive Custodian Report13,295
Advance Care Planning Document1,024

Medicare Documents

Document TypeCount
Australian Immunisation Register1,288,863
Australian Organ Donor Register467,117
Medicare/DVA Benefits Report288,179,126
Pharmaceutical Benefits Report199,010,566

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Last updated 21 May 2017