Number of asylum seekers who have died en route to Australia since the election of the Abbott Government = 6 persons (source: Australian Border Deaths Database).
Number of asylum seekers who died en route to Australia over the period of the Rudd and Gillard Governments: 1091 (source: Australian Border Deaths Database). Average number of deaths per day under the Rudd and Gillard Governments: 0.51.
Expected number of deaths if the Rudd/Gillard asylum seeker death rate continued during the Abbott Government’s term in office to date: 83. Actual deaths: 6 (including Reza Barati).
Scott Morrison has saved 77 lives.
Every two days that passes without another death, Morrison is saving another life.