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4125.0 - Gender Indicators, Australia, Aug 2013  
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LIFE EXPECTANCY




KEY SERIES

LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH

2000-2002
2001-2003
2002-2004
2003-2005
2004-2006
2005-2007
2006-2008
2007-2009
2008-2010
2009-2011

Years
Years
Years
Years
Years
Years
Years
Years
Years
Years

Males
77.4
77.8
78.1
78.5
78.7
79.0
79.2
79.3
79.5
79.7
Females
82.6
82.8
83.0
83.3
83.5
83.7
83.7
83.9
84.0
84.2

(a) Based on three years of data ending in the year shown in the table heading.

Source: ABS Deaths, Australia (cat. no. 3302.0).






RELATED SERIES


RESIDUAL LIFE EXPECTANCY AT AGE 65

2000-2002
2001-2003
2002-2004
2003-2005
2004-2006
2005-2007
2006-2008
2007-2009
2008-2010
2009-2011

Years
Years
Years
Years
Years
Years
Years
Years
Years
Years

Males
17.4
17.6
17.8
18.1
18.3
18.5
18.6
18.7
18.9
19.1
Females
20.8
21.0
21.1
21.4
21.5
21.6
21.6
21.8
21.8
22.0

(a) Based on three years of data ending in the year shown in the table heading.

Source: ABS Deaths, Australia (cat. no. 3302.0).



SURVIVING FROM BIRTH TO AGE 85 (a)(b)

2000-2002
2001-2003
2002-2004
2003-2005
2004-2006
2005-2007
2006-2008
2007-2009
2008-2010
2009-2011

%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

Males
34.0
35.2
36.2
37.7
38.5
39.7
40.1
40.9
41.5
42.4
Females
52.2
53.0
53.7
54.9
55.5
56.5
56.7
57.3
57.8
58.5

(a) Based on three years of data ending in the year shown in the table heading.
(b) Proportions of males and females born in the respective year expected to live to age 85.

Source: ABS data available on request, ABS Death Registrations Collection.




For a historical commentary on this indicator, refer to the January 2013 release of Gender Indicators, Australia (cat. no. 4125.0)



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