Useful links for statistics
The following sites publish useful state and national statistical data, grouped by topic
- Self assessed health status - provides information obtained from population health surveys to inform policy, programs and health services.
Health priority areas
- Cancer - data on cancer patterns in South Australia.
Safety and quality
- Patient and staff satisfaction - results from patient satisfaction surveys.
- Infection control - reports on outbreaks and infections in South Australia.
- National mental health outcomes - the Australian Mental Health Outcome and Classification Network (AMHOCN) is responsible for the ongoing development of mental health outcomes and case-mix information at a national level and provides a resource at a state and territory level.
Mothers and babies
- Pregnancy outcomes - statewide monitoring of pregnancy characteristics and outcomes, obstetric problems and aspects of care during the period around childbirth, to identify the population groups most at risk so that preventive measures can be taken.
- Birth defects - the South Australian Birth Defects Register collects information about children born in South Australia with a serious birth defect to detect whether the frequency is increasing.
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - Australia’s national agency for health and welfare statistics and information.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics - statistics on a wide range of topics.
- Productivity Commission - reporting on Government Services.
- Public Health Information Development Unit - assists in the development of public health data, data systems and indicators and provides information on a broad range of health determinants.
- SA NT DataLink - provides a data linkage service to support research, policy development, service planning and evaluation in South Australia and the Northern Territory.
- Planning SA - population projections and regional maps.