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Human Mortality Database


General Info
Australia (AUS)
Austria (AUT)
Belarus (BLR)
Belgium (BEL)
Bulgaria (BGR)
Canada (CAN)
Chile (CHL)
Croatia (HRV)
Czechia (CZE)
Denmark (DNK)
Estonia (EST)
Finland (FIN)
France (FRA)
Germany (DEU)
Germany, East (Germany)
Germany, West (DEU) (Germany)
Hungary (HUN)
Iceland (ISL)
Ireland (IRL)
Israel (ISR)
Italy (ITA)
Japan (JPN)
Latvia (LVA)
Lithuania (LTU)
Norway (NOR)
Poland (POL)
Portugal (PRT)
Slovakia (SVK)
Slovenia (SVN)
Spain (ESP)
Sweden (SWE)
Ukraine (UKR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1749 - present
Data type

The database contains calculations of death rates and life tables and includes the input data (estimates, censuses, vital registration) for creating those tables. Years vary by country.

Suggested citation 

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, University of California. Human Mortality Database. Berkeley, USA: University of California; Rostock, Germany: Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.