Life expectancy of Canadians - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 82-003-X19950032451


The official 1990-92 detailed life tables show a continuation of the trend toward longer life expenctancy for Canadians. Life expectancy at birth has reached an all-time high: 80.89 years for females and 74.55 years for males. Recent improvements in life expectancy are attributable to many factors, including declines in infant mortality, cerebrovascular and cardiovascular disease, and mortality from accidents and poisoning.

Issue Number: 1995003
Author(s): Millar, Wayne J.

Main Product: Health Reports

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PDFFebruary 9, 1996