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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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There were 3,892 deaths recorded in Tasmania in 2004. The greatest proportion of these, 48.7%, occurred among residents of the Greater Hobart-Southern Region. In each Region, Malignant neoplasms and Ischaemic heart diseases were the most common single causes of death.

CAUSES OF DEATH, Tasmanian regions - 2004(a)

Greater Hobart-Southern
Northern
Mersey-Lyell
Tasmania(d)

Cause of death(b)

no.

no.

no.

no.

Malignant neoplasms
594
309
263
1,171
Diseases of the circulatory system
Ischaemic heart disease
316
216
133
667
Cerebrovascular disease
131
83
48
263
Total(c)
625
398
267
1,293
Diseases of the respiratory system
146
92
77
317
Diseases of the digestive system
54
25
20
100
All other diseases
352
225
151
734
External causes
123
90
60
277
All causes
1,894
1,139
838
3,892

(a) Data relates to usual residence deaths registered in year of registration.
(b) Classified according to the tenth revision of the World Health Organisation's International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
(c) Includes other diseases of the circulatory system.
(d) Includes Tasmania undefined.
Source: Causes of Death, Australia (Cat. No. 3303.0).




This section contains the following subsection :
        Crude death rate

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