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Table 1

Table 1:
Highest ages at death by sex, and life expectancy at birth, for differents periods in Canada and other countries.
 
  Men   Women  
Country and years e0 Highest 2 nd highest 3rd highest   e0 Highest 2 nd highest 3rd highest
 
 

Canada

72 years (1981)

 

79 years (1981)

 

1951-60

 

112

110

110

 

113

110

110

1961-70

 

110

110

109

 

109

109

109

1971-80

 

114

112

111

 

114

113

112

1981-90

 

118

116

113

 

113

111

111

1991-95

 

112

112

111

   

116

113

113

1951-95

 

118

116

114

 

116

114

113

 

United States

70.9 years (1982)

   

78.4 years (1982)

 

1980 (Vital Stat.)

 

122

117

114

 

122

121

120

1979-81 (Medicare)

 

124

122

118

 

124

124

123

 

Sweden

73.5 years (1982)

 

79.6 years (1982)

 

1901-14

 

105

104

103

 

106

106

105

1914-30

 

105

105

104

 

106

105

105

1930-45

 

106

106

105

 

106

105

105

1945-67

 

106

105

105

 

109

107

107

1983

 

106

105

105

 

107

105

105

1985-95

 

109

107

106

 

112

109

109

 

Japan

74.8 years (1984)

   

80.7 years (1984)

 

1953

 

105

104

104

 

112

108

107

1958

 

105

104

102

 

109

108

107

1963

 

104

102

102

 

109

108

107

1968

 

103

102

102

 

105

105

104

1973

 

107

105

105

 

107

107

105

1978

 

108

107

106

 

107

107

106

1983

 

107

106

105

 

109

107

106

1988

 

108

107

107

 

109

109

108

1993

 

108

107

107

 

111

111

110

 

France

70.9 years (1981)

   

79.1 years (1981)

 

1920-29

 

104

104

104

 

104

104

104

1929-38

 

104

103

103

 

104

104

104

1948-69

 

107

106

106

 

109

108

108

1970-95

 

114

114

109

 

116

113

112

 

Netherlands

73 years (1983)

 

79.8 years (1983)

 

1910-25

 

104

104

103

 

104

104

104

1925-45

 

103

103

103

 

106

105

103

1945-70

 

109

107

106

 

110

109

108

 

Switzerland

73.8 years (1984)

 

80.8 years (1984)

 

1876-1914

 

103

103

103

 

106

104

102

1914-1948

 

105

105

103

 

105

104

104

1948-1970

 

105

105

105

 

108

106

105

 
 
SOURCES: Death Data: Countries other than Canada: Coale et Kisker, 1990; table 1: Official vital statistics of USA and demographic yearbooks of the individual countries.
Berkeley Mortality Database: Japan, 1988,1993; France, 1970-95; Sweden, 1985-95.
 

Canada: Deaths Data, Vital statistics, Statistics Canada

 
 

Life Expectancy at Birth Data:

Countries other than Canada: World Health Organisation from Manton (1992), Mortality and Life Expectancy Changes Among the Oldest Old, table 8-1.

 
 

Canada: Life tables, 1981, Statistics Canada

 

 

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Mortality Statistics for the Oldest-Old: An Evaluation of Canadian Data
Robert Bourbeau and André Lebel
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