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Mortality: Historical summary 1948–2012


posted by WM Admin on 30 June 2015

These tables contain mortality data (numbers and age-standardised rates) by sex for certain causes of death for each year from 1948 to 2012. Causes of death included are:

  • Total cancer
  • Ischaemic heart disease
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • Other forms of heart disease
  • Pneumonia and influenza
  • Diabetes
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Intentional self-harm
  • Assault
  • Total deaths

To view the tables in an Excel spreadsheet, go to: