Life tables, Canada, provinces and territories, 2005 to 2007, 2006 to 2008 and 2007 to 2009

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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The publication Life Tables for Canada, Provinces and Territories is now available for the periods 2005 to 2007, 2006 to 2008 and 2007 to 2009.

Complete life tables are available for Canada and nine provinces: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.

Abridged life tables are available for Prince Edward Island, Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

The life tables are computed using death counts from the Vital Statistics and Population Estimates programs of Statistics Canada.

The methods used to construct complete and abridged life tables are available in a separate document, Methods for Constructing Life Tables for Canada, Provinces and Territories. The methods were revised compared with those used for the preceding life tables of Statistics Canada.

Life tables for Canada, provinces and territories will now be produced on an annual basis, once new death counts are available from the Vital Statistics Program.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey numbers survey number3233 and survey number3604.

The publication Life Tables, Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2005 to 2007, 2006 to 2008 and 2007 to 2009 (Catalogue number84-537-X), is now available from the Browse by key resource module of our website under Publications.

The publication Methods for Constructing Life Tables for Canada, Provinces and Territories (Catalogue number84-538-X) is also now available from the Browse by key resource module of our website under Publications.

For more information, or to enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact us (toll-free 1-800-263-1136; [email protected]) or Media Relations (613-951-4636; [email protected]).


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