Data are collected for all maternal deaths (up to and including 42 days post partum) occurring in each state or territory. Data collection commenced from 1 January 2013. Retrospective data for 2006-2012 have also been provided by most jurisdictions. Late maternal deaths (occurring from 43 days postpartum up to and including 365 days post partum) are optional and can be supplied if the state/territory wishes to do so.

Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 1 January 2006 to 31 December 2014

Geographical coverage

National and state and territory 

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)
  • Restrictions and limitations govern the availability or use of data in this holding.

Data scope

Data are collected for all maternal deaths (up to and including 42 days postpartum) occurring in the state or territory.

Methodology

Admin data

Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

NMMDC 2012–2014 DQS

External links and information

Maternal deaths in Australia 2012–2014

Maternity Information Matrix

Contact

[email protected]