Trends in fatal burden of disease in WA 2014-2018

23 November 2020

Fatal burden is a metric that describes premature mortality, and can provide valuable insight about the distribution of disease burden within a community. Trends in fatal burden are useful for monitoring population health over time.

This report builds on global and national frameworks to estimate detailed trends in fatal burden in Western Australia for the first time, establishing a foundation for routine monitoring of this metric in the future.