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National Healthcare Agreement: PB 08-Close the life expectancy gap for Indigenous Australians within a generation, 2011

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termPB 08-Close the life expectancy gap for Indigenous Australians within a generation, 2011
METeOR identifier:Help on this term429190
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 30/10/2011
Description:Help on this termDifference between Indigenous and non-Indigenous life expectancies at birth.
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2011) Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
Outcome area:Help on this termPrimary and Community Health Health, Standard 07/07/2010

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

A generation is defined as 25 years.

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.

Presented as number of years

Computation:Help on this termCalculated by direct estimation of life expectancy at birth for all Australians, Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians using the estimated resident population at a single point and the number of deaths registered in the 3 years centred on that population point.
Numerator:Help on this term

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:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Number of years of life expectancy at birth
Data Source
ABS Life Tables
Guide for use
Data source type: Census based and administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Number of years of life expectancy at birth.
Data Source
ABS Experimental Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Life Tables
Guide for use
Data source type: Census based and administrative by-product data
Disaggregation:Help on this term

State and territory:

  • Indigenous status, by sex

Disaggregations by individual jurisdictions are subject to data quality considerations.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2006) NNNNN
Data Source
ABS Life Tables
Guide for use
Data source type: Census based and administrative by-product data
Used for disaggregation by state/territory
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
ABS Life Tables
Guide for use
Data source type: Census based and administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2006) NNNNN
Data Source
ABS Experimental Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Life Tables
Guide for use
Data source type: Census based and administrative by-product data
Used for disaggregation by state/territory
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
ABS Experimental Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Life Tables
Guide for use
Data source type: Census based and administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
ABS Life Tables
Guide for use
Data source type: Census based and administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
ABS Experimental Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Life Tables
Guide for use
Data source type: Census based and administrative by-product data
Comments:Help on this term

For further detailed analysis by Indigenous status see the National Indigenous Reform Agreement (NIRA) report.

Most recent data available for 2011 CRC report: 2005–2007

Baseline: 2005–2007

NO NEW DATA FOR 2011 REPORTING.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termMean (average)
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termTime (e.g. days, hours)
Format:Help on this termNN.N

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceABS Life Tables
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Data SourceABS Experimental Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Life Tables
Frequency
5 yearly
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement
Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics
Further data development / collection required:Help on this term

Specification: Long-term

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PB 08-Close the life expectancy gap for Indigenous Australians within a generation, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013, Indigenous, Endorsed 11/09/2012

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 18-Life expectancy, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 19-Infant and young child mortality rate, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 20-Potentially avoidable deaths, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 59-Age-standardised mortality by major cause of death, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011

See also National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 01-Estimated life expectancy at birth, 2011 Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2012

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