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3302.0 - Deaths, Australia, 2009 Quality Declaration 
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MARITAL STATUS

Of all men whose deaths were registered during 2009, for whom marital status was known, 56% were in a registered marriage at the time of death, 20% were widowed and 15% were never married. In contrast, 27% of women were in a registered marriage, 57% were widowed and 8% were never married. These differences are a consequence of the greater longevity of women.

2.7 Deaths, Registered marital status - 2009
Graph: 2.7 Deaths, Registered marital status—2009


As estimated resident population (ERP) by marital status is only available for Census years, the most recent standardised death rates (SDRs) by marital status are for 2006. SDRs by registered marital status show that males and females who had never married had higher SDRs (10.3 and 6.4 deaths per 1,000 standard population respectively) than their married counterparts (6.4 and 3.9 respectively).





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