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Underlying cause of death (a), selected causes, Queensland (b), 2007 to 2017p

Cause of death Year
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015r 2016p 2017p
  — number —
Certain infectious and parasitic diseases 320 308 291 319 398 330 430 397 458 443 443
Neoplasms (cancer) 7,185 8,221 8,076 8,457 8,199 8,651 8,795 8,927 9,025 9,227 9,547
      – Trachea, bronchus and lung 1,393 1,600 1,557 1,638 1,564 1,667 1,667 1,708 1,705 1,741 1,760
      – Melanoma of skin 290 340 300 365 344 359 405 352 324 310 312
      – Breast 501 526 478 504 525 544 565 513 565 566 567
      – Female genital organs 257 297 295 299 296 339 325 352 362 367 390
      – Male genital organs 583 632 624 692 695 697 678 662 704 699 706
Diseases of blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism 94 77 65 75 84 83 75 78 84 71 71
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases 903 1,148 1,092 1,075 1,117 1,130 1,119 1,190 1,255 1,201 1,303
      Diabetes mellitus 625 816 783 752 758 804 777 830 857 842 903
Mental and behavioural disorders 812 983 1,066 1,159 1,323 1,342 1,500 1,631 1,782 1,778 1,921
Diseases of the nervous system 918 1,076 1,075 1,048 1,095 1,227 1,259 1,431 1,476 1,477 1,615
Diseases of the eye and adnexa 0 2 0 0 3 3 4 0 0 3 4
Diseases of the ear and mastoid process 0 3 4 4 2 2 2 2 1 5 4
Diseases of the circulatory system 8,878 9,399 8,546 8,708 8,640 8,681 8,190 8,348 8,464 8,310 8,712
      – Ischaemic heart disease 4,260 4,798 4,343 4,325 4,337 4,161 4,003 3,935 3,900 3,809 3,970
      – Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) 2,265 2,353 2,179 2,184 2,116 2,180 2,005 2,041 2,034 2,066 2,047
Diseases of the respiratory system 2,482 2,081 2,081 2,203 2,349 2,460 2,232 2,381 2,540 2,585 2,931
      – Influenza and pneumonia 743 355 351 399 453 460 448 414 477 497 682
      – Chronic lower respiratory diseases 993 1,188 1,205 1,225 1,337 1,377 1,344 1,476 1,544 1,543 1,667
Diseases of the digestive system 941 910 870 980 956 1,018 1,048 1,030 1,119 1,027 1,186
Diseases of skin and subcutaneous tissue 62 55 69 60 65 72 57 83 88 86 110
Diseases of musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 158 203 220 236 228 247 214 233 224 250 262
Diseases of the genitourinary system 615 598 509 573 571 588 529 571 594 556 596
Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium 4 4 3 3 2 2 0 3 2 2 1
Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period 142 140 172 163 150 131 160 143 130 133 149
Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities                          143 163 162 135 125 125 130 157 157 144 152
Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified 365 150 146 196 131 153 154 150 138 296 290
External causes of morbidity and mortality 1,782 1,818 1,872 1,898 1,979 2,053 2,006 1,950 2,244 2,099 2,260
      – Transport accidents 427 406 413 345 360 358 351 270 284 302 314
      – Falls 208 205 216 267 298 315 316 360 373 349 421
      – Accidental drowning and submersion 40 47 59 60 37 53 49 40 59 53 41
      – Intentional self-harm (suicide) 520 553 525 588 578 631 676 656 757 673 803
      – Assault (includes homicide) 53 43 45 49 51 52 43 40 71 44 43
Total (d) 25,801 27,335 26,316 27,289 27,414 28,300 27,901 28,704 29,782 29,690 31,555
–   Zero or rounded to zero.
 
(a) Classified according to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10).
(b) Where Queensland is the state of usual residence.
(c) Cells with small values have been confidentialised to protect the confidentiality of individuals. Cells with a zero value have not been affected by confidentialisation.
(d) Some figures that are not available for publication are included in totals where possible.
Note: Figures from 2007 to 2009 exclude perinatal deaths.
1997 to 2014 figures are final.
2015 figures have been revised (denoted by "r").
2016 and 2017 figures are preliminary (denoted by "p").
For further details please see explanatory notes.
 
Source: ABS 3303.0 Causes of Death, Australia, 2017
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Last reviewed 28 September 2018