Doctors and Funeral Directors must separately provide notifications to the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria (BDM) following a 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 Victoria in January, February and March 2019.
Place of death
|Place of death||January 2019||February 2019||March 2019||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 2019||February 2019||March 2019|
|Average age at death (years)||77.94||77.21||77.81|
How bodies are managed
|Management type||January 2019||February 2019||March 2019||Total|
Other management methods include:
- Not recovered
- Not stated
- Sent overseas
- Combined burial/cremation.