National Healthcare Agreement: PI 06-Life expectancy, 2015
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||PI 06-Life expectancy, 2015|
|Description:||The average number of years a person could expect to live if they experienced the age/sex specific death rates that applied at their birth throughout their lifetime.|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2015)|
Health, Superseded 08/07/2016
Health, Standard 07/07/2010
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 06-Life expectancy, 2015 QS Health, Superseded 08/07/2016|
Collection and usage attributes
Life expectancy for total population is calculated for a rolling 3-year period and reported annually.
Life expectancy for Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations is calculated for a rolling 3-year period and reported every 5 years.
|Computation:||Calculated by direct estimation of life expectancy for all Australians, Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians using the average number of deaths in the 3-year period and the estimated resident population at the mid-point of that period.|
|Numerator:||The indicator does not have a numerator or denominator. The average number of years a person could expect to live from the day they are born if they experienced mortality rates at each age that are currently experienced by the relevant population.|
|Numerator data elements:|
2011–13—State and territory, by:
2010-12 (previously supplied)—State and territory, by:
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2015 National Healthcare Agreement (NHA) performance reporting:
Indigenous estimates of life expectancy are not produced for Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania or ACT due to the small number of Indigenous deaths reported in these jurisdictions.
|Representation class:||Mean (average)|
|Unit of measure:||Time (e.g. days, hours)|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Deaths|
Data source attributes
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Bureau of Statistics|
|Further data development / collection required:|
Specification: Final, the measure meets the intention of the indicator.
Source and reference attributes
The burden of disease and injury in Australia 2003 (AIHW, 2007): http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442467990
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 06-Life expectancy, 2014
Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 06–Life expectancy, 2016
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB a-Better health: close the life expectancy gap for Indigenous Australians within a generation, 2015
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 07-Infant and young child mortality rate, 2015
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 08-Major causes of death, 2015
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 16-Potentially avoidable deaths, 2015
See also National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 01—Estimated life expectancy at birth, 2016
See also National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 01—Estimated life expectancy at birth, 2017
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