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Statistical release P0309.3

Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2013: Findings from death notification

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Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2013: Findings from death notification / Statistics South Africa Published by Statistics South Africa, Private Bag X44, Pretoria 0001

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Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2013: Findings from death notification

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Preface This statistical release presents information on mortality and causes of deaths in South Africa for deaths that occurred in 2013 and were registered at the Department of Home Affairs. It is based on all death notification forms received and processed by Statistics South Africa in 2014. Statistics for deaths that occurred in the previous years (1997–2012) are also included to show trends in mortality and causes of death.

PJ Lehohla Statistician-General

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Contents Preface ....................................................................................................................................................................... iii 1.

Introduction................................................................................................................................................... 1

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Background .................................................................................................................................................... 1

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Objectives of this statistical release ............................................................................................................... 1

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Scope of this statistical release ...................................................................................................................... 1

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Organis