Health of Australian Children

How healthy are Australian Children?

If you took 100 Aussie kids...

How many would be boys? How many would be girls?

It turns out that out of 100 average Aussie kids, 51% of them are boys and 49% are girls.

How many would be Aboriginal or Torres Straight Islander?

There would be 5 Aboriginal or Torres Straight Islanders.

How many would be born overseas?

Only 8 people would have been born overseas

How many would live in major cities?

It turns out that 67 people would live in major cities.

How many would live in rural and remote areas?

Only 3 people would live in rural or remote areas.

How many would have asthma?

10 people would have asthma.

How many would have hay fever?

Only 7 people would have hay fever

How many would be severly disabled?

Just 4 people would be severly disabled

How man would have a parent with a disability?

About 17 kids would have a parent with a disabitlity

How many would be overweight?

17 kids would be overweight

How many would be obese?

Just 6 people would be obese

How many kids are there in Australia?

4.3 million children are in Australia.

How many kids aged 6 would have dental decay?

A whopping 45 kids would have dental decay

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

The most common reason for kids to be in hospital is due to injury, mostly from falling.