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Factsheets describing the health and characteristics of our local population

1. Our Population - SNSWLHD population size, predicted growth, age distribution and potentially vulnerable populations

2. Our Population's Health - Health behaviours, risk factors, hospitalisations and deaths in SNSWLHD

3. Our Aboriginal Population - Population characteristics, health indicators and social determinants of health 

4. Smoking in Southern NSW - Smoking rates in adults, students, Aboriginal people and pregnant women

5. Social Health Atlas 2013 for district LGAs - includes education, income support, housing, employment, disability etc

Health Statistics NSW Health Stats


The main source of health data for NSW Local Health Districts and Local Government Areas (compiled by the NSW Ministry of Health).

Health Statistics NSW provides information on:  

Burden of disease deaths, hospitalisation, life expectancy
Social determinants education, income, pensions, health indicators by socioeconomic status
Environmental determinants air quality, drinking water
Health related behaviours alcohol, overweight, physical activity, nutrition
Health inequalities Aboriginal populations, rural and remote, socioeconomic status
Health priorities cancer, communicable disease, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, injury, mental health, oral health, respiratory disease: asthma, COPD, influenza

For a full list of indicators included on the site go to: www.health.nsw.gov.au/PublicHealth/hsnsw/indicator_list.asp

Be sure to check the “Using this Report” section if you are unfamiliar with the site www.healthstats.nsw.gov.au/ContentText/Display/UsingThisReport

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