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Last updated 16 July 2017

My Health Record Statistics – at 16 July 2017

Published 16 July 2017


Over 5 million people have a My Health Record, with an average of 1 new record being created every 38 seconds.
Over 11,177,677 prescription and dispense records have been uploaded.
Over 10,143 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 16 July 2017 .

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Individual registrations

5,010,160 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 Territory24%
South Australia19%
Northern Territory21%
New South Wales21%
Western Australia16%
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Healthcare provider registrations

10,143 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 practices6,145
Public hospital organisations (there may be more than one facility within an organisation)760
Private hospital organisations (there may be more than one facility within an organisation)161
Retail pharmacies1,372
Aged care residential services168
Other categories of health care providers including allied health1,271
Organisations with a cancelled registration 266
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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 summary942,426
Discharge summary1,071,984
Event summary292,624
Specialist letter51,153
eReferral note29
Pathology report96,565
Diagnostic Imaging Report54,855

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 documents8,708,429
Dispense documents2,469,248

Consumer Documents

Document TypeCount
Consumer Entered Health Summary88,568
Consumer Entered Notes37,810
Advance Care Directive Custodian Report13,897
Advance Care Planning Document1,180

Medicare Documents

Document TypeCount
Australian Immunisation Register1,439,321
Australian Organ Donor Register490,935
Medicare/DVA Benefits Report306,691,661
Pharmaceutical Benefits Report212,456,736

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Last updated 16 July 2017