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General Record of Incidence of Mortality (GRIM) books

Extracted in machine readable form from the AIHW General Record of Incidence of Mortality (GRIM) books.

GRIM books house national level, historical and recent deaths data for specific causes of death. The tables present age- and sex-specific counts and rates of deaths, and age-standardised death rates, for all causes and for International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th revision (ICD-10) chapters.

GRIM books span different years for different causes of death, depending on the data available. Some GRIM books start at 1907 and they are the only national electronic tabulations of deaths data registered before 1964. Data from 1964 onwards are sourced from the AIHW National Mortality Database. The GRIM books include mortality data up to 2016.

For more information, please see Deaths data at AIHW.

Also available on data.gov.au are the AIHW Mortality Over Regions and Time (MORT) books.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Title General Record of Incidence of Mortality (GRIM) books
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia
Data Status active
Update Frequency annually
Landing Page https://data.gov.au/dataset/488ef6d4-c763-4b24-b8fb-9c15b67ece19
Date Published 2015-03-12
Date Updated 2018-07-31
Contact Point
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Temporal Coverage 1907 - 2016
Geospatial Coverage Australia
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal data.gov.au
Publisher/Agency Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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