Premature mortality refers to deaths that occur at a younger age than a selected cut-off. For this report it is deaths that occur in people aged younger than 75.
- Cat. no: WEB 87
1 in 2 premature deaths were considered potentially avoidable
1 in 5 deaths among adults aged 25–44 were due to suicide
35% decrease in the rate of premature deaths between 1997 and 2012
4 in 5 Indigenous deaths (2008–2012) occurred among people under 75