Table 3

Analysis of premature deaths and their PVLI impact by socioeconomic index for areas (SEIFA) quintiles

SEIFA quintile
Proportion of premature deaths23%24%21%17%14%
Years of Life Lost71 96475 41865 85853 04840 466
Mean age at death63.064.364.564.769.1
Proportion in the labour force at age of death31%32%34%33%20%
Median income at age of death*16 00926 54032 20045 64647 072
Proportion of total PVLI loss27%25%22%18%8%
  • *For those in the labour force.

  • PVLI, present value of lifetime income; SEIFA, socioeconomic index for areas.