PBS Expenditure and PrescriptionsThe PBS Expenditure and Prescriptions provides a summary of PBS processing. Many tables and charts are available on processing by drug, prescription volume and cost.
PBS Statistical reportsDetailed statistical information on items appearing in the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits can be found at the Medicare Australia website as follows:
Reports by Item number:
Reports by ATC group:
These sites provide an interactive environment. The figures relate to the value (benefit) or volume (services) of PBS and RPBS services that have been processed by Medicare Australia.
Please note: Statistics on some section 100 items (drugs distributed under alternative arrangements where these are considered more appropriate) may not be available on the Medicare Australia web site.