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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/07/2007   
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Contents >> Health >> Deaths >> Deaths in 2005

In 2005 there were a similar number of male and female deaths. For both genders, the number of deaths increased substantially for each age group above 50-54.

For the older age groups, the age distribution of deaths differs substantially between genders. For example, females aged 85 and above accounted for 40.6% of females deaths. In contrast, males aged 85 and above only accounted for 20.0% of males deaths.

DEATHS(a), Tasmania - 2005

Males
Females
Age (years)
no.
no.

0
15
7
1-4
5
-
5-9
-
-
10-14
3
-
15-19
5
4
20-24
25
6
25-29
11
5
30-34
22
5
35-39
28
19
40-44
36
20
45-49
54
35
50-54
66
48
55-59
101
59
60-64
126
90
65-69
181
103
70-74
226
145
75-79
300
242
80-84
342
344
85 and over
387
783
Total
1,938
1,929

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Cells in this table have been randomly adjusted to avoid the release of confidential data. This means that the sum of the parts may not equal the total.
Source: Deaths, Australia, 2005 (cat. no. 3302.0).


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