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3303.0 - Causes of Death, Australia, 2008 Quality Declaration 
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APPENDIX 1 DATA USED IN CALCULATING DEATH RATES


DATA INPUT

The following tables contain data used in calculating the various rates referred to in this publication.

The first table presents Estimated Resident Population as at 30 June 2008. These data have been used to calculate Standardised Death Rates, Age-specific death rates and Years of Potential Life Lost for 2008 data which has not as yet been subject to the revisions process.

A1.1 Estimated Resident Population, by age and sex - 30 June 2008

Age groups
Males
Females
Persons

Under 1
147 422
139 848
287 270
1-4
558 905
529 092
1 087 997
5-9
690 749
657 446
1 348 195
10-14
719 870
682 444
1 402 314
15-19
756 525
714 624
1 471 149
20-24
782 998
747 592
1 530 590
25-29
765 653
747 311
1 512 964
30-34
736 174
736 811
1 472 985
35-39
793 960
804 385
1 598 345
40-44
753 754
762 108
1 515 862
45-49
767 881
782 493
1 550 374
50-54
698 566
710 864
1 409 430
55-59
638 512
646 402
1 284 914
60-64
564 133
563 262
1 127 395
65-69
412 038
420 058
832 096
70-74
319 681
343 766
663 447
75-79
253 654
296 495
550 149
80-84
178 488
245 372
423 860
85-89
89 123
155 725
244 848
90-94
26 708
64 434
91 142
95 and over
6 123
20 332
26 455
All ages
10 660 917
10 770 864
21 431 781



The second table presents Estimated Resident Population as at 30 June 2007. These data have been used to calculate Standardised Death Rates, Age-specific death rates and Years of Potential Life Lost for 2007 data subjected to the revisions process.

A1.2 Estimated Resident Population, by age and sex - 30 June 2007

Age groups
Males
Females
Persons

Under 1
142 137
134 332
276 469
1-4
544 932
516 621
1 061 553
5-9
688 481
655 049
1 343 530
10-14
719 701
682 335
1 402 036
15-19
744 803
702 714
1 447 517
20-24
770 721
737 705
1 508 426
25-29
735 015
720 776
1 455 791
30-34
735 416
739 976
1 475 392
35-39
779 478
790 388
1 569 866
40-44
755 897
766 341
1 522 238
45-49
754 136
769 819
1 523 955
50-54
688 466
698 700
1 387 166
55-59
632 707
636 847
1 269 554
60-64
533 180
531 517
1 064 697
65-69
399 786
407 954
807 740
70-74
311 487
335 160
646 647
75-79
254 123
298 830
552 953
80-84
172 309
242 781
415 090
85-89
81 898
147 194
229 092
90-94
25 585
63 477
89 062
95 and over
5 269
18 409
23 678
All ages
10 475 527
10 596 925
21 072 452



The thid table presents the number of live births for Australia for selected years, 1999 to 2008. These data have been used in calculating infant death rates - the number of deaths of children under one year of age per 1,000 live births in the same period.

A1.3 Live births registered(a), Australia - 1999-2008

Males
Females
Persons

1999
127 357
121 513
248 870
2004
130 600
123 646
254 246
2005
133 428
126 363
259 791
2006
136 692
129 257
265 949
2007
146 456
138 757
285 213
2008
152 287
144 334
296 621

(a) Used to calculate infant death rates



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