Admissions into Tasmania's public hospitals have risen by 3.5 per cent, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Total admissions into the public system were 128,746 in 2017-18 compared to 124,412 the previous financial year and 114,033 in 2013-14.
Patient days rose by 3 per cent between 2016-17 and 2017-18 to 421,866 days.
There were 55,802 patients who had to overstay a night in a public hospital - at a rise of 1.7 per cent between the two years.
There were 6486 emergency admissions involving surgery last financial year.
There was an 8-per-cent drop in elective admissions involving surgery between 2016-17 and 2017-18 with 16,545 procedures performed last financial year.