3302.0 - Deaths, Australia, 2014 Quality Declaration 
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1.1 DEATHS REGISTERED, Australia, Selected summary details - 2004, 2013 and 2014


2004
2013
2014(a)

TOTAL POPULATION

All deaths no.
132 508
147 678
153 580
Infant deaths no.
1 184
1 094
1 012
Standardised death rate(b)rate
6.4
5.4
5.5
Crude death rate(c) rate
6.6
6.4
6.5
Infant mortality rate(d) rate
4.7
3.6
3.4
Life expectancy at birth- Males(e) years
78.1
80.1
80.3
Life expectancy at birth- Females(e) years
83.0
84.3
84.4

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER POPULATION(f)

All deaths no.
2 049
2 641
2 730
Infant deaths no.
111
110
100
Standardised death rate(b) rate
10.5
10.0
9.8
Crude death rate(g) rate
4.0
4.3
4.3
Infant mortality rate(h) rate
11.2
6.1
6.0

(a) A new confidentiality method has been applied. See CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE (go to the Summary tab and then IN THIS ISSUE).
(b) 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.
(c) Deaths per 1,000 population.
(d) Infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
(e) Life expectancy has been calculated using data for the three years ending in the year in the table heading.
(f) Data are for New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and the 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.
(g) Deaths per 1,000 estimated resident population for 2004 and population projections for 2013 and 2014.
(h) Infant deaths per 1,000 live births. These rates have been calculated for New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory combined, using data for the three years ending in the year in the table heading.