The National Perinatal Mortality Data Collection (NPMDC) is a national collection of all stillbirths and neonatal deaths occurring in the state or territory of at least 20 weeks gestation or 400 grams birthweight. Stillbirths include Fetus Papyraceous and Fetus Compressus if they meet the definition of the National Perinatal Data Collection.

Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 1/1/2013 to 31/12/2017

Geographical coverage

National and state

Data availability

  • Publications;
  • Summary tables published in electronic form;
  • Restricted unit record access subject to Ethics Committee approval and/or the agreement of all relevant data custodians in all states and territories (charges may apply).;
  • There are restrictions and limitations governing the availability or use of other data in this holding.

Data scope

All stillbirths and neonatal deaths occurring in the state or territory of at least 20 weeks gestation or 400 grams birthweight. Stillbirths include Fetus Papyraceous and Fetus Compressus if they meet the definition of the National Perinatal Data Collection.

Methodology

Admin data

Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

National Perinatal Mortality Data Collection, 2017; Quality Statement

External links and information

Stillbirths and neonatal deaths in Australia annual web report

Stillbirths and neonatal deaths in Australia 2015-2016

Contact

[email protected]