The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare released the report The health of Australia’s females on 10th December 2019. It found that in 2018, just over half of Australia’s population—51% or 12.6 million people—were female. On average, Australian females experienced different health outcomes than Australian males. Compared with males, females have a higher life expectancy and experienced more of their total disease burden due to living with disease rather than from dying early from disease and injury. They were also more likely than males to experience sexual violence and to have multiple chronic conditions.