Volume 20 - Article 3 | Pages 7–10  

Life lived and left: Carey’s equality

By James W. Vaupel

This article is part of the ongoing Special Collection 8 "Formal Relationships"


In a stationary population, age composition and the distribution of remaining lifespans are identical. This equivalence can be used to estimate age structure if information is available on time to death.

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