ADH22-0025: Payment Cancellations Due to Death.
As at 21/01/2022.
Table 1: Cancellations of Selected Payment Types due to Death of Recipient - Number of Cancellations by Payment Type and Calendar Year.
Cancelled Payment Type
101,069 100,491 106,075
Disability Support Pension
Newstart Allowance/JobSeeker Payment
Youth Allowance (other)
Includes the following:
Cancellation events for the reported payment types with date of effect in the period 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2021, where cancellation was specifically recorded as due to the death of the recipient.
Counts do not include recipients who were not on payment at date of death.
Counts do not include recipients who became deceased while on payment but had payment cancelled for a non-death related reason following death.
Source: Services Australia administrative data.