3302.0 - Deaths, Australia, 2009 Quality Declaration 
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LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH

  • Over the past 20 years, life expectancy at birth has improved by 6.0 years for males and 4.3 years for females. Based on current mortality rates, a boy born in 2007-2009 can expect to live 79.3 years, while a girl can expect to live 83.9 years.
  • According to United Nations estimates for 2005-10, Australia's life expectancy at birth is ranked among the highest in the world.





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