South Australia's Strategic Plan is comprised of 100 targets. These targets are specific and measurable and enable us to measure our progress towards achieving the Plan's visions and goals.

Each target is reported on through this section of the website. Data has been updated as at December 2017.


78. Healthy South Australians:

Increase the life expectancy of South Australians

Key Measure


Explanatory Comments

The 2016 state data establishes life expectancy at 80.4 years for men and 84.5 years for women.  This continues a consistent improvement from the baseline and shows ongoing improvement in average length of life for both males and females towards the 2020 target.

Lead Agency

SA Health