The National Death Index (NDI) is a data base developed and maintained by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, in Canberra. The data base is a listing of all deaths that have occurred in Australia since 1980. It is an invaluable tool for epidemiologists and clinicians in following up research cohorts using record linkage.

Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 1 January 1980

Geographical coverage

National

Data availability

  • There are restrictions and limitations governing the availability or use of other data in this holding.

Data scope

All deaths in Australia since 1980.

Methodology

Official

Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

National Death Index (NDI), Data Quality Statement

External links and information 

AIHW National Death Index

Contact

[email protected]