Annual Report: Deaths of children and young people, Queensland, 2016-17

The Annual Report: Deaths of children and young people, Queensland, 2016-17 (PDF, 23.7KB) was tabled on 12 April 2018. 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 2016-17 (PDF, 432KB)
Child deaths in Queensland 2016-17 (DOCX, 367KB)

Known to child protection 2016-17 (PDF, 613KB)
Known to child protection 2016-17 (DOCX, 366KB)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child mortality 2016-17 (PDF, 643KB)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child mortality 2016-17 (DOCX, 377KB)

Youth Suicide in Queensland 2016-17 (PDF, 735KB)
Youth Suicide in Queensland 2016-17 (DOCX, 494KB)

Full Annual Report

Annual Report: Deaths of children and young people, Queensland, 2016-17 (PDF, 23.7MB)
Annual Report: Deaths of children and young people, Queensland, 2016-17 (DOCX, 3.29MB)

Sections of the Annual Report

Cover, Contents, Acknowledgements and Foreward

Cover, Contents, Acknowledgements and Foreword (PDF, 2.39MB)
Cover, Contents, Acknowledgements and Foreword (DOCX, 1.38MB)

Executive summary

Executive Summary (PDF, 2.58MB)
Executive Summary (DOCX, 180KB)

Chapter 1: Child deaths in Queensland

Chapter 1: Child deaths in Queensland (PDF, 3.03MB)
Chapter 1: Child deaths in Queensland (DOCX, 339KB)

Chapter 2: Deaths from diseases and morbid conditions

Chapter 2: Deaths from diseases and morbid conditions (PDF, 2.36MB)
Chapter 2: Deaths from diseases and morbid conditions (DOCX, 351KB)

Chapter 3: Transport-related deaths

Chapter 3: Transport-related deaths (PDF, 1.75MB)
Chapter 3: Transport-related deaths (DOCX, 493KB)

Chapter 4: Drowning

Chapter 4: Drowning (PDF, 1.56MB)
Chapter 4: Drowning (DOCX, 246KB)

Chapter 5: Other non-intentional injury-related deaths

Chapter 5: Other non-intentional injury-related deaths (PDF, 1.25MB)
Chapter 5: Other non-intentional injury-related deaths (DOCX, 208KB)

Chapter 6: Suicide

Chapter 6: Suicide (PDF, 1.91MB)
Chapter 6: Suicide (DOCX, 247KB)

Chapter 7: Fatal assualt and neglect

Chapter 7: Fatal assault and neglect (PDF, 1.25MB)
Chapter 7: Fatal assault and neglect (DOCX, 234KB)

Chapter 8: Sudden unexpected deaths in infancy

Chapter 8: Sudden unexpected deaths in infancy (PDF, 3.64MB)
Chapter 8: Sudden unexpected deaths in infancy (DOCX, 311KB)

Chapter 9: Child death prevention activities

Chapter 9: Child death prevention activities (PDF, 1.16MB)
Chapter 9: Child death prevention activities (DOCX, 155KB)

Appendices

Appendix 1- Methodology (PDF, 2.29MB)
Appendix 1- Methodology (DOCX, 144KB)
Appendix 2 - Abbreviations and definitions (PDF, 1.36MB)
Appendix 2 - Abbreviations and definitions (DOCX, 140KB)
Appendix 3 - Cause of death by ICD-10 mortality coding classification (PDF, 408KB)
Appendix 3 - Cause of death by ICD-10 mortality coding classification (DOCX, 123KB)
Appendix 4 - Notifiable diseases (PDF, 305KB)
Appendix 4 - Notifiable diseases (DOCX, 96KB)
Appendix 5 - Inclusions within the other non-intentional injury category (PDF, 223KB)
Appendix 5 - Inclusions within the other non-intentional injury category (DOCX, 66KB)
Appendix 6 - Suicide classification model (PDF, 367KB)
Appendix 6 - Suicide classification model (DOCX, 80KB)
Appendix 7 - Fatal assault and neglect screening criteria (PDF, 245KB)
Appendix 7 - Fatal assault and neglect screening criteria (DOCX, 67KB)

13-year data tables

Analysis of deaths of children and young people, Queensland, 2004–05 to 2016-17 (XLSX, 78KB)

Inter-jurisdictional comparisons

Australian and New Zealand child death statistics 2015 (PDF, 816KB)
Australian and New Zealand child death statistics 2015 (DOCX, 915KB)

Contact us

For further information please contact us:
Ph: 07 3900 6000
Email: info@qfcc.qld.gov.au

Disclaimer

The materials presented on this site are provided by the Queensland Government for information purposes only. Users should note that the electronic version 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.

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27 June 2018