Annual Report: Deaths of children and young people, Queensland, 2018-19

The Annual Report: Deaths of children and young people, Queensland, 2018-19 (PDF, 1.87MB) was tabled on 15 January 2020.  The authorised electronic version of the annual report can be accessed on the Queensland Parliament website in the online tabled papers.

The QFCC collects, analyses and publishes information about child deaths to help prevent future deaths and serious injuries.  We work with researchers and other agencies to raise community awareness and develop prevention programs and policies.

We provide detailed child death data to researchers and organisations, at no cost - please email child_death_prevention@qfcc.qld.gov.au

Key findings factsheets

Child deaths in Queensland 2018-19 (PDF, 281KB)

Children known to the child protection system 2018-19 (PDF, 293KB)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child mortality 2018-19 (PDF, 330KB)

Full Annual Report

Annual Report: Deaths of children and young people, Queensland, 2018-19 (PDF, 1.87MB)

Annual Report: Deaths of children and young people, Queensland, 2018-19 (DOCX, 9.61MB)

Sections of the Annual Report

Cover, Contents, Acknowledgements and Foreword (PDF, 677KB)

Executive Summary (PDF, 253KB)

Chapter 1 - Child deaths in Queensland (PDF, 367KB)

Chapter 2 - Deaths from diseases and morbid conditions (PDF, 391KB)

Chapter 3 - Transport-related deaths (PDF, 352KB)

Chapter 4 - Drowning (PDF, 335KB)

Chapter 5 - Other non-intentional injury-related deaths (PDF, 255KB)

Chapter 6 - Suicide (PDF, 326KB)

Chapter 7 - Fatal assault and neglect (PDF, 310KB)

Chapter 8 - Sudden unexpected deaths in infancy (PDF, 389KB)

Chapter 9 - Child death prevention activities (PDF, 249KB)

Appendices (PDF, 407KB)

15-year data tables

Analysis of deaths of children and young people, Queensland, 2004-05 to 2018-19 (XLSX, 136KB)

Inter-jurisdictional comparisons

Australian and New Zealand child death statistics 2017 (PDF, 762KB)

Disclaimer

The materials presented on this site are provided by the Queensland Government for informational purposes only.  Users should note that the electronic versions of the annual report on this site is not recognised as the official or authorised version.  The official copy of the annual report, as tabled in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland can be accessed from the Queensland Parliament's tabled papers website database.