3302.0 - Deaths, Australia, 2011 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 08/11/2012   
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Over the past 10 years, life expectancy at birth has improved by 2.7 years for males and just under 1.8 years for females. Based on current mortality rates, a boy born in 2009-2011 can expect to live 79.7 years, while a girl can expect to live 84.2 years (see graph 1.6).

Graph Image for 1.6 LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH- 1901-1910 to 2009-2011