Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 3.4.1–Infant and young child mortality rate, 2019
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||AHPF PI 3.4.1–Infant and young child mortality rate, 2019|
|Registration status:||Health, Standardisation pending 03/12/2019|
Mortality rates for infants and children aged less than 5 years.
|Indicator set:||Australian Health Performance Framework, 2019 Health, Standardisation pending 03/12/2019|
Collection and usage attributes
Infants (<1 year old): 1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Calculated separately for each of the two age groups, and for all Australians, Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
Infant mortality rates: The rates for a single year use single year infant deaths for the numerator, and the number of single year live births for the denominator.
Child mortality rates: The rates for a single year use single year data for the numerator, and the number of single year population for the denominator.
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator data elements:|
2008–2017—National, infants aged under 1.
2008–2017—National by sex, children aged 0–4.
2008–2017—State and territory by sex, infants aged under 1.
2008–2017—State and territory by sex, children aged 0–4.
2008–2017—National by Indigenous status and sex, infants aged under 1.
2008–2017—National by Indigenous status and sex, children aged 0–4.
2011–2017—Primary Health Network, infants aged under 1.
2011–2017—Primary Health Network, children aged 0–4.
2011–2017—National by remoteness areas (Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) Remoteness Structure), infants aged under 1
2011–2017—National by remoteness areas (ASGS Remoteness Structure), children aged 0–4.
Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication. Disaggregation by Indigenous status will be based on data only from jurisdictions for which the quality of Indigenous identification is considered acceptable—New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia and Northern Territory.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2019 Australian Health Performance Framework reporting: 2017.
Single year data are reported for time series analysis.
|Unit of measure:||Life event (e.g. birth, death)|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||4. Deaths|
Data source attributes
Australian Health Performance Framework
|Organisation responsible for providing data:|
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Related metadata references:|
See also Australian Health Performance Framework: PI 2.1.6–Potentially avoidable deaths, 2019 Health, Standardisation pending 03/12/2019
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 07–Infant and young child mortality rate, 2020 Health, Standardisation pending 29/11/2019