Australia - Community health workers

Community health workers (per 1,000 people)

Definition: Community health workers include various types of community health aides, many with country-specific occupational titles such as community health officers, community health-education workers, family health workers, lady health visitors and health extension package workers.

Source: World Health Organization's Global Health Workforce Statistics, OECD, supplemented by country data.

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Year Value
1996 0.039
2001 0.197
2006 0.049


Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health systems