Life tables describe the mortality and survival patterns of a population. On the basis of (annual) mortality rates for each age or age group, they provide information on parameters such as the number of survivors, the number of deaths and life expectancy. Statistics Netherlands publishes two types of life tables in StatLine: tables by average age on 1 January and tables by age on last birthday. This report examines the calculation methods used in the two types of tables.
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