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Private Health Insurance Membership and Coverage

The Membership and Coverage publication provides details by State of the number of insured persons for hospital treatment and general treatment and the proportion of the population these persons represent. The tables are shown on both a quarterly and an annual basis and include hospital treatment by age cohort.

Current issues

The publication is available in one electronic format: Excel version.
  •  March 2018 (issued 17 May 2018): Excel

For the archived versions of this publication produced by PHIAC, visit the PHIAC archive.


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Forthcoming issues

The next edition of the Membership and Coverage publication will be released on this webpage in:

  • June 2018: 16 August 2018

Publication details

Data in this publication are sourced from regulatory returns submitted to APRA under the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 by authorised Private Health Insurance companies. For blank copies of the returns and associated instructions click here.

Further issues of this publication will include short editorial information on key industry trends and analysis of key data. We welcome your feedback and suggestions for improvement.


For more information about the statistics in this publication:
Or write to:
Manager, Private Health Insurance Strategic Intelligence
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
GPO Box 9836
Sydney NSW 2001