The law requires doctors and funeral directors to notify the Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Victoria (BDM) of deaths. In the case of a reportable death, the Coroner must notify BDM as soon as practicable after being notified by the doctor.
The statistics here relate to deaths registered in Victoria in January, February and March 2020.
You can also download a list of deaths registered per month, from January 2010 to present.
Place of death
|Place of death||January 2020||February 2020||March 2020||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
|January 2020||February 2020||March 2020|
|Average age at death (years)||78.04||76.54||77.32|
How bodies are managed
|Management type||January 2020||February 2020||March 2020||Total|
Other management methods include:
- Not recovered
- Not stated
- Sent overseas
- Combined burial/cremation.