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Towards advanced methods for computing life tables

Doc: 04/2010

INE Spain puts compiled data and literature in a series of tests and comparative analyses in order to select the best-suited methodologies for computing life tables, trying to reach an optimal use of the available data on deaths, better international comparability of mortality indicators and an enhanced approach to measuring mortality over small territorial areas.

 

Palabras clave / Key words: Mortality tables; risks of dying; regional mortality tables; different methods to build mortality tables

Towards advanced methods for computing life tables (Pdf 205 KB)
Sixto Muriel de la Riva, Margarita Cantalapiedra Malaguilla, Federico López Carrión