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3302.0 - Deaths, Australia, 2010 Quality Declaration 
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AGE AT DEATH

Care should be exercised when analysing deaths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians by age as differences in identification by age may lead to biased results. For more information, see Information Paper: Census Data Enhancement - Indigenous Mortality Quality Study, 2006-07 (cat. no. 4723.0).

3.3 Age at death, Indigenous Status - 2010

0
1-14
15-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55-64
65 years and over
Total(a)
State or territory
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Males

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
New South Wales
16
np
17
np
37
69
66
121
343
Queensland(b)
29
6
25
41
63
101
89
175
530
South Australia
np
np
np
np
16
20
12
27
84
Western Australia
15
4
16
20
42
41
43
67
248
Northern Territory
np
3
np
27
35
43
55
52
249
Total(c)
75
15
84
105
193
274
265
442
1 454
Non-Indigenous
New South Wales
212
np
232
np
577
1 317
2 623
18 483
23 865
Queensland(b)
167
63
162
263
402
774
1 486
10 143
13 461
South Australia
np
np
np
np
160
339
663
4 942
6 285
Western Australia
56
29
80
155
204
392
711
4 843
6 470
Northern Territory
np
4
np
18
22
46
77
185
372
Total(c)
484
188
546
842
1 365
2 868
5 560
38 596
50 453
Total(d)
New South Wales
231
83
250
359
625
1 397
2 702
18 702
24 352
Queensland(b)
209
71
198
318
485
911
1 621
10 539
14 356
South Australia
49
15
60
69
180
360
679
4 988
6 400
Western Australia
72
34
102
180
258
448
769
4 931
6 794
Northern Territory
16
7
38
45
57
90
132
239
624
Total(c)
577
210
648
971
1 605
3 206
5 903
39 399
52 526

Females

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
New South Wales
10
np
3
np
14
29
55
157
279
Queensland(b)
20
11
16
21
43
58
83
165
418
South Australia
np
np
np
np
13
6
14
23
63
Western Australia
5
6
3
10
27
35
35
67
188
Northern Territory
np
5
np
11
27
41
34
67
198
Total(c)
45
27
29
51
124
169
221
479
1 146
Non-Indigenous
New South Wales
143
np
93
np
346
800
1 575
20 014
23 174
Queensland(b)
114
30
82
88
214
475
895
10 290
12 191
South Australia
np
np
np
np
98
243
386
5 637
6 465
Western Australia
35
25
36
55
96
231
422
4 804
5 704
Northern Territory
np
-
np
6
5
12
20
106
157
Total(c)
321
123
236
336
759
1 761
3 298
40 851
47 691
Total(d)
New South Wales
159
59
96
155
365
839
1 639
20 278
23 593
Queensland(b)
138
44
102
112
271
564
1 011
10 687
12 933
South Australia
27
15
24
43
113
251
403
5 681
6 557
Western Australia
41
31
40
68
128
269
462
4 887
5 926
Northern Territory
12
5
9
17
32
53
55
174
357
Total(c)
377
154
271
395
909
1 976
3 570
41 707
49 366

Persons

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
New South Wales
26
np
20
np
51
98
121
278
622
Queensland(b)
49
17
41
62
106
159
172
340
948
South Australia
5
np
6
np
29
26
26
50
147
Western Australia
20
10
19
30
69
76
78
134
436
Northern Territory
20
8
27
38
62
84
89
119
447
Total(c)
120
42
113
156
317
443
486
921
2 600
Non-Indigenous
New South Wales
355
np
325
np
923
2 117
4 198
38 497
47 039
Queensland(b)
281
93
244
351
616
1 249
2 381
20 433
25 652
South Australia
70
np
77
np
258
582
1 049
10 579
12 750
Western Australia
91
54
116
210
300
623
1 133
9 647
12 174
Northern Territory
8
4
20
24
27
58
97
291
529
Total(c)
805
311
782
1 178
2 124
4 629
8 858
79 447
98 144
Total(d)
New South Wales
390
142
346
514
990
2 236
4 341
38 980
47 945
Queensland(b)
347
115
300
430
756
1 475
2 632
21 226
27 289
South Australia
76
30
84
112
293
611
1 082
10 669
12 957
Western Australia
113
65
142
248
386
717
1 231
9 818
12 720
Northern Territory
28
12
47
62
89
143
187
413
981
Total(c)
954
364
919
1 366
2 514
5 182
9 473
81 106
101 892

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
(a) Includes deaths for which age was not stated.
(b) Care should be taken when interpreting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander deaths data for Queensland for 2010. See Technical Note: Registration of outstanding deaths, Queensland, 2010, and paragraph 36 of the Explanatory Notes.
(c) Data are for NSW, Qld, SA, WA and NT combined, based on state or territory of usual residence. Victoria, Tasmania and the ACT are excluded due to small numbers of registered Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander deaths.
(d) Includes deaths for which Indigenous status was not stated.






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