Data is 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 has 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.
from 1/1/2006 to 31/12/2017
National and state
Data is collected for all maternal deaths (up to and including 42 days postpartum) occurring in the state or territory.
Data are also requested on late maternal deaths (occurring from 43-365 days after end of pregnancy) where available.
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
National Maternal Mortality Data Collection, 2017; Quality Statement
External links and information
Maternal deaths in Australia annual web report
Maternal deaths in Australia 2012–2014
Maternity Information Matrix
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