The Department of Health collects information about the health status of the Victorian population to inform policy development and assist planning efforts to improve health services. The information collected is used to check and keep a continuous record on the health of the population.
The department undertakes a variety of health intelligence activities, including:
- Victorian Population Health Survey reports
- Victorian Health Monitor reports
- Victorian Population Health Survey of People with an Intellectual Disability
- The Health and Wellbeing of Aboriginal Victorians: Victorian Population Health Survey 2008 supplementary report
- Victorian Health Information Surveillance System
- Heat Health Information Surveillance System
- Victorian Health Status Atlas
- Your Health report series: The legislative requirement for the Victorian Chief Health Officer to report biennially on the health of the Victorian population
- Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions study
- Avoidable mortality studies
- Burden of disease research
- Provision of epidemiological and statistical support to other units in the Department of Health and Human Services.
Administrative data and reports on the health of Victorians
Collection of administrative data informs policy making and reports.
Composite data and reports on the health of Victorians
Composite data reports are compiled from different health data sources.
Interactive data on the health of Victorians
The Health Intelligence Unit provides interactive online tools on the health status of Victorians.
Survey data and reports
Health surveys are fundamental to effective policies and planning of healthcare services.
Your health - biennial report
Your Health is a comprehensive biennial report on the health and wellbeing of the Victorians
Reviewed 18 November 2021