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Aged care data snapshot—2021

October 2021
Department of Health and Aged Care

This snapshot of data from the Department of Health provides key figures about aged care in the 2020–21 financial year up to 30 June 2021 and is a companion to the 2020-21 Report on the Operation of the Aged Care Act 1997.

The third and final release (25/11/2021) completes the Aged Care Data Snapshot 2021, and provides home care data, expenditure data, assessments and approvals and updates to the residential care data.

Previous releases have included:

  • The first release (5/10/2021) provided population data and information on places, providers and services in selected programs (residential aged care, Home Care Packages, Restorative Care (Transition Care and Short-Term Restorative Care), and the flexible aged care programs).
  • The second release (25/10/2021) provided information on Aged Care clients, residential care, transition care and home support data, in addition to the content provided in the first release.