3302.0 - Deaths, Australia, 2015 Quality Declaration 
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1.1 DEATHS REGISTERED, Selected summary details, Australia and Five state/territory - 2005, 2014 and 2015


2005
2014
2015

TOTAL POPULATION, Australia

All deaths no.
130 714
153 580
159 052
Infant deaths no.
1 302
1 012
991
Standardised death rate(a)rate
6.1
5.5
5.5
Crude death rate(b) rate
6.5
6.5
6.7
Infant mortality rate(c) rate
4.9
3.4
3.2

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER POPULATION, Total five state/territory(d)(e)

All deaths no.
2 028
2 730
2 879
Infant deaths no.
124
100
104
Standardised death rate(a) rate
10.0
9.8
9.8
Crude death rate(f) rate
4.0
4.2
4.4
Infant mortality rate(c) rate
10.7
6.0
6.5

(a) 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.
(b) Deaths per 1,000 population.
(c) Infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
(d) Data are for total five state/territory (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.
(e) Rates presented for total five state/territory are based on three year averages. They are calculated for each calendar year and then averaged for the three years ending in the year in the table heading.
(f) Deaths per 1,000 estimated resident population for 2005 and population projections for 2014 and 2015.


1.2 BIRTHS REGISTERED, Indigenous status of the birth - 2015(a)

Indigenous status of the birth
State or territory of usual residence
Sex
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Non-Indigenous
Not stated
Total

NSWMales
3 049
48 239
54
51 342
Females
3 026
45 676
35
48 737
Persons
6 075
93 915
89
100 079
Vic. Males
650
37 007
175
37 832
Females
618
34 986
132
35 736
Persons
1 268
71 993
307
73 568
Qld Males
2 651
29 143
56
31 850
Females
2 556
27 284
55
29 895
Persons
5 207
56 427
111
61 745
SA Males
493
9 393
132
10 018
Females
483
8 962
124
9 569
Persons
976
18 355
256
19 587
WA Males
1 499
16 224
353
18 076
Females
1 490
15 259
310
17 059
Persons
2 989
31 483
663
35 135
Tas. Males
254
2 678
-
2 932
Females
258
2 488
1
2 748
Persons
512
5 166
3
5 680
NT Males
730
1 379
-
2 109
Females
625
1 270
-
1 895
Persons
1 355
2 649
-
4 004
ACT Males
84
2 821
5
2 910
Females
64
2 563
5
2 632
Persons
148
5 384
10
5 542
Aust.(b) Males
9 413
146 900
775
157 088
Females
9 124
138 502
663
148 289
Persons
18 537
285 402
1 438
305 377

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Births data has been included to allow for the calculation of infant mortality rates. Detailed births and fertility data will be released in Births, Australia, 2015 (cat. no. 3301.0) on 8 November 2016.
(b) Includes Other Territories.