National Healthcare Agreement: PB 08-Close the life expectancy gap for Indigenous Australians within a generation, 2011
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||PB 08-Close the life expectancy gap for Indigenous Australians within a generation, 2011|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 30/10/2011|
|Description:||Difference between Indigenous and non-Indigenous life expectancies at birth.|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2011) Health, Superseded 31/10/2011|
|Outcome area:||Primary and Community Health Health, Standard 07/07/2010|
Collection and usage attributes
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:||Calculated 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.|
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:|
State and territory:
Disaggregations by individual jurisdictions are subject to data quality considerations.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
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
NO NEW DATA FOR 2011 REPORTING.
|Representation class:||Mean (average)|
|Unit of measure:||Time (e.g. days, hours)|
Data source attributes
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Bureau of Statistics|
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Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PB 08-Close the life expectancy gap for Indigenous Australians within a generation, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013, Indigenous, Endorsed 11/09/2012
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 18-Life expectancy, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 19-Infant and young child mortality rate, 2011 Health, Superseded 30/10/2011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