Health and community services is Australia’s second largest employing industry – and growing. It delivers a range of medical, residential and social assistance services to support us all, and it is also responsible for the well-being of our communities. New models of care and technological advances are changing the way we work, and Australian businesses are seeking to employ skilled professionals to keep pace. This is a rich and rewarding industry to be involved in, and you’ll be amazed at the career choices available to you.
Contribution to the Australian economy
Health & Community Services
Gross value added
People employed in the sector
Businesses trading in the sector
* Statistics sourced from Australian Bureau of Statistics and Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.