Health of Australian Children

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Population

There are 4.3 Million kids in Australia

51% are Boys and 49% are Girls

Aboriginals

5% of Australian kids are Aboridginal or Torres Strait Islanders

Kids with Disabilities

4% of Australian kids are severely disabled

7% have a parent with a disability

Did you Know?

Obesity

17% of Kids are overweight, and 6% are obese


Dental Decay

45% of kids aged six have dental decay

What is the most common reason for children to be in hospital?

The most common reasons are; falls, injury’s and traffic accidents