Life expectancy is a widely used summary measure of population health. Although Australia’s national life expectancy is high compared with that of other countries, there are significant disparities between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and non-Indigenous Australians.
You can also find regional statistics in the Regional overview dashboard; search for your community and select the relevant topic.
Life expectancy at birth for Indigenous males in 2015–2017
Life expectancy at birth for Indigenous females in 2015–2017
Median age at death for Indigenous Australians in 2019
of deaths among Indigenous Australians aged 0–74 were potentially avoidable in 2014–2018
Death rate for Indigenous Australians in Remote and Very remote areas in 2019 (age-standardised)