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3302.0 - Deaths, Australia, 2012  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/11/2013   
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1.1 DEATHS, Selected summary statistics - 2002, 2011 and 2012


2002
2011
2012

TOTAL POPULATION

Infant deaths (no.)
1 264
1 140
1 031
All deaths(no.)
133 707
146 932
147 098
Crude death rate(a)(rate)
6.9
6.6
6.5
Infant mortality rate(b)(rate)
5.0
3.8
3.3
Standardised death rate(c) (rate)
6.8
5.7
5.5
Life expectancy at birth-Males(d) (years)
77.4
79.7
79.9
Life expectancy at birth-Females(d) (years)
82.6
84.2
84.3

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER POPULATION(e)

Infant deaths(no.)
130
105
81
All deaths(no.)
2 046
2 387
2 469
Crude death rate(f)(rate)
4.8
4.7
4.7
Infant mortality rate(g) (rate)
12.6
6.9
6.4
Standardised death rate(c) (rate)
12.3
11.2
11.3

(a) Deaths per 1,000 population.
(b) Infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
(c) 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.
(d) Life expectancy has been calculated using data for the three years ending in the year in the table heading.
(e) 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.
(f) Deaths per 1,000 estimated resident population for 2002 and projected population for 2011 and 2012.
(g) Infant deaths per 1,000 live births. These have been calculated using New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory averaged data for three years ending in the year in the table heading.



CONTENTS

Deaths
Includes: DEATHS
Death Rates
Includes: MORTALITY RATES
Infant Deaths
Includes: INFANT DEATHS, INFANT MORTALITY RATES
Life Expectancy at Birth
Includes: LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Deaths
Includes: DEATHS OF ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER AUSTRALIANS



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