The National Mortality Database (NMD) holds records for deaths in Australia from 1964. The database comprises information about causes of death and other characteristics of the person, such as sex, age at death, area of usual residence and Indigenous status.
from 1/1/1964 to 31/12/2020
National and State
Client specified tables on request which may be subject to data provider approval (charges apply).
There are restrictions and limitations governing the availability or use of other data in this holding.
All deaths in Australia.
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
The data quality statements underpinning the AIHW National Mortality Database can be found in the following Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) publications:
ABS quality declaration summary for Deaths, Australia methodology, 2020 | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
ABS quality declaration summary for Causes of Death, Australia methodology, 2020 | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
External links and information
Deaths data at AIHW
National Mortality Database (NMD)
We'd love to know any feedback that you have about the AIHW website, its contents or reports.
The browser you are using to browse this website is outdated and some features may not display properly or be accessible to you. Please use a more recent browser for the best user experience.