Understanding what Australians die from is complex and can vary depending on how we ask the question. We may want to know which health conditions ultimately end a person’s life, the conditions responsible for initiating the death, what other conditions contributed to the death, or the risk factors that led to the disease or injury that caused the death. This report answers these questions and highlights the most common causes involved in the deaths of Australians.

  • Cat. no: PHE 344