The latest statistical snapshot on deaths by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) raises some interesting data for the funeral industry in Victoria.

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In 2018, there were 158,493 deaths registered in Australia, 2,416 less than the number registered in the previous year (160,909). Over three quarters (77.4%) of these deaths occurred in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland combined.

In Victoria, there were 38,231 deaths, 560 less than the number registered in the previous year (39,791).

The following table shows the top 10 local government areas for deaths registered in Victoria, 2018.

 

Top 10 Areas for Deaths in Victoria

Local Government Area  

Number of Deaths

 

Standardised Death Rates (per 1000 population)
Greater Geelong 1,813 5.4
Mornington-Peninsula 1,417 4.8
Casey 1,306 4.9
Monash 1,204 4.3
Moreland 1,132 5.2
Brimbank 1,104 5.3
Kingston 1,086 4.7
Boroondara 1,049 4.2
Whitehorse 1,007 4.1
Darebin 964 4.1

Source: Australia Bureau of Statistics – Deaths, Australia, 2018

 

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