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Life Tables for Scotland 2014-2016

Life Tables for Scotland 2014-2016

National life tables

Table 1 contains period life expectancy for Scotland back to 1861-70. Each life expectancy figure is based on aggregate mortality rates for the groups of years shown. The data provides a historical comparison in which fluctuations in mortality that occur between calendar years have been smoothed out to some extent.

Table 2 shows extracts from the most recent Scottish National Life Tables (also known as period life tables or ungraduated life tables) for selected ages.

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Table 1

Expectation of life, by sex and selected age, Scotland, 1861 to 2016
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Table 2

Extract from National Life Table by sex and age, Scotland, 2014 to 2016
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