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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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Contents >> Health >> Life expectancy

Over the period 1995 to 2005, life expectancy has generally improved across age groups for both males and females.

LIFE EXPECTANCY, Tasmania

1995
2005

years

years

Males
Age 0
73.9
77.2
Age 1
73.5
76.6
Age 15
59.8
62.7
Age 25
50.3
53.2
Age 45
31.7
34.5
Age 50
27.1
29.9
Age 65
15.0
17.2
Age 85
4.9
5.5
Females
Age 0
79.9
82.1
Age 1
79.3
81.4
Age 15
65.4
67.6
Age 25
55.6
57.8
Age 45
36.3
38.5
Age 50
31.7
33.8
Age 65
18.9
20.5
Age 85
6.2
6.7

(a) The average number of additional years a person of a given age and sex might expect to live if the age-specific death rates of the given period continued throughout his/her lifetime.
Source: Deaths, Australia, 2005 (cat. no. 3302.0).


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