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3302.0 - Deaths, Australia, 2013 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/11/2014   
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1.1 DEATHS REGISTERED, Australia, Selected summary details - 2003, 2012 and 2013


2003
2012
2013

TOTAL POPULATION

Infant deaths
1 199
1 031
1 094
All deaths
132 292
147 098
147 678
Crude death rate(a)
6.7
6.5
6.4
Infant mortality rate(b)
4.8
3.3
3.6
Standardised death rate(c)
6.5
5.5
5.4
Life expectancy at birth- Males(d)
77.8
79.9
80.1
Life expectancy at birth- Females(d)
82.8
84.3
84.3

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER POPULATION(e)

Infant deaths
115
81
110
All deaths
1 964
2 469
2 641
Crude death rate(f)
3.9
4.1
4.3
Infant mortality rate(g)
11.5
6.4
6.1
Standardised death rate(c)
10.1
9.8
10.0

(a) Deaths per 1,000 population.
(b) Infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
(c) Deaths per 1,000 standard population. Standardised death rates use the age distribution of total persons in the Australian population at 30 June 2001 as the standard population.
(d) Life expectancy has been calculated using data for the three years ending in the year in the table heading.
(e) Data are for New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory combined, based on state or territory of usual residence. Victoria, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory are excluded due to the small numbers of registered Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander deaths.
(f) Deaths per 1,000 estimated resident population for 2003 and population projections for 2012 and 2013.
(g) Infant deaths per 1,000 live births. These rates have been calculated for New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory combined, using averaged data for the three years ending in the year in the table heading.




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