Australian Bureau of Statistics
3302.0 - Deaths, Australia, 2009 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 10/11/2010
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Male and female deaths
There were more male deaths (72,300) registered in 2009 than female deaths (68,400), resulting in a sex ratio of 105.7 male deaths for every 100 female deaths. This ratio has decreased over time, with 116.8 male deaths for every 100 female deaths in 1989.
The distribution of deaths registered in 2009 by age group and sex is illustrated in graph 2.2.
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