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Tier 1 - Health status and outcomes

1.20 Infant and child mortality

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This measure was last updated on 21 March 2024. See table below for details of updates by data source.

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Deaths - Australia

National Mortality Database (NMD)


21 March 2024(a)

Deaths – NZ

New Zealand Ministry of Health Fetal and Infant Deaths


21 March 2024

Deaths – US

U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, National Centre for Health Statistics Infant mortality statistics


21 March 2024

(a) On 30/05/2024 the titles of figures 1.20.2 and 1.20.3 were amended to specify that the data are presented using the specific leading cause tabulation described in Box 1.20.1 (rather than by ICD-10 chapters as originally indicated). No changes were made to the data.

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