Doctors and funeral directors must separately provide notifications to the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria (BDM) following death. In the case of a reportable death the Coroner must provide a notification to BDM as soon as practicable after receiving the notification from the doctor.
The statistics here relate to deaths registered in July, August and September 2018.
Place of death
|Place of death||July 2018||August 2018||September 2018||Total|
Other includes where an address has been provided but it cannot be automatically linked to one of the top three categories above.
Average age at death
|July 2018||August 2018||September 2018||Total|
|Average age at death (years)||78.0||78.5||78.5||78.3|
How bodies are managed
|Management type||July 2018||August 2018||September 2018||Total|
Other management methods include:
- Not recovered
- Not stated
- Sent overseas
- Combined burial/cremation