Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Content and structure of this report
      • 1.2 Data sources and methods
      • 1.3 Data quality and limitations
    • 2 Life expectancy
      • 2.1 National life expectancy estimates
      • 2.2 State/territory life expectancy estimates
    • 3 All-cause mortality
      • 3.1 Differences by age
      • 3.2 Differences by state and territory
    • 4 Causes of death
      • 4.1 What do Indigenous Australians die from?
      • 4.2 Comparisons with the non-Indigenous population
    • 5 Trends in mortality
      • 5.1 All-cause mortality
      • 5.2 Cause of death trends
    • 6 Conclusion
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Data sources
        • National Mortality Database
        • Population data
      • Appendix B: Technical information
        • Age-specific rates
        • Age-standardised rates
        • Cause of death classification
        • Crude rates
        • Measuring 'the gap'
        • Rate difference
        • Rate ratio
        • Time trends
      • Appendix C: Additional tables
    • References