In 2019, in Australia, 2,897 babies died in the perinatal period. Three-quarters (2,183) were stillbirths and the remaining 714 were neonatal deaths. This web report provides information related to these deaths, including causes, maternal characteristics, timing and investigations.

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Due to differences in reporting cycles, preliminary data on perinatal deaths are available from the National Perinatal Data Collection for a portion of the calendar year and are available in the Preliminary perinatal deaths section of this web report.

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