eziFunerals have blogged about recent death statistics coming out of South Australia. Glad to see my area didn't make the top ten list.  eziFunerals writes "The latest statistical snapshot on deaths, causes of death and life expectancy raises some interesting data for the funeral industry in South Australia."

In 2017, there were 160,909 deaths registered in Australia, 2,405 more than the number registered in 2016 (158,504). In South Australia, there were 14,052 deaths, 715 more than the number registered in 2016 (13,337).

As our population grows and ages, an increase in the number of deaths can be expected. The baby boomers are getting older, and in the next 25 years the number of people who die each year will double.

Read the numbers