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Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 (GBD 2019) Life Tables 1950-2019


General Info
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1950 - 12/2019
Series or system 
Data type

The Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 (GBD 2019), coordinated by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), estimated the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors for 204 countries and territories and selected subnational locations.

This dataset contains life tables with estimates for life expectancy and probability of death by location, single calendar year, age group, and sex for 1950-2019. The life tables contain both estimates produced including deaths from natural disasters, wars, etc., as well as estimates produced without these types of deaths. Locations covered include both GBD locations and special regions such as World Bank Income Levels. Data used to produce these tables came from vital registration (VR) systems, sample registration systems, household surveys, censuses, disease surveillance, and demographic surveillance systems (DSS).

For additional GBD results and resources, visit the GBD 2019 Data Resources page.