What is Men’s health?

Australian men enjoy fewer years in full health and, on average, they die six years earlier than women. Understanding the issues around men’s health and knowing the action men can take to prevent chronic disease, can help improve this gender health gap.




Statistics

3 out of 4

Three out of four Australian men are overweight or obese.

50%

Only half of Australian men meet the recommended guidelines for physical activity.

1 in 8

The number of men experiencing poverty is one in eight.

1 in 30

Less than one in 30 men eat the daily recommended amount of fruit and veg.