Private health insurance - Archive

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In 2013, 47% of Australians had health insurance.

The percentage of the population with private health insurance with hospital cover is:

  • 49% of the MC population
  • 46% of the Inner regional population and
  • 38% of the Outer regional population

Information on private health insurance is also available by socioeconomic status:
http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/[email protected]/Lookup/4102.0Main+Features30Mar+2010