Statistics and Indicators

Deaths - influenza and pneumonia

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Overview of deaths

  • In 2015, there were a total of 1851 deaths (938 males 913 females).  
  • The age standardised mortality rate for ACT females was 414.9 per 100,000 (458.1 per 100,000 nationally) where the age standardised mortality rate for ACT males was 563.9 per 100,000 (645.7 per 100,000 nationally). 

Year of death (year of occurrence) and year of registration

Where possible we have reported deaths by year of death (year of occurrence) where the ABS report deaths in the year the deaths were registered.

To access the data please click on the "View source data" link at the bottom of the visualisation. This link will open up a data table that you can download. 

The data contained in this dataset is based on the Cause Of Death Unit Record File (CODURF) provided by the Australian Coordinating Registry (ACR), the data has been aggregated based on either a single or grouped ICD-10* classification.

The ACT deaths data is collected and maintained by the ACT registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages (ACT RBDM), which records all medical conditions that directly caused or contributed to the death and were applicable, ie the circumstances surrounding a death (eg. motor vehicle accident). 

The National Coronial Information System (NCIS) records and stores information relating to coroner  certified deaths for the purposes of retrieval, analysis, interpretation and dissemination to allow for informed death and injury prevention activities.

The Australian Coordinating Registry (ACR) is an agency appointed by state and territory RBDMs and coroners to coordinate and manage approval of coded deaths data. 

*The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems Tenth Revision