Table 2
Remaining life expectancy of women and men at age 65, Canada, 1921 to 2007

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Table 2
Remaining life expectancy of women and men at age 65, Canada, 1921 to 2007

Table summary
This table displays the results of remaining life expectancy of women and men at age 65. The information is grouped by year appearing as row headers, women, men, total appearing as column headers, calculated using years as a unit of measure.
Year Women Men Total
years
1921 13.6 13.0 13.3
1931 13.7 13.0 13.3
1941 14.1 12.8 13.4
1951 15.0 13.3 14.1
1961 16.1 13.6 14.8
1971 17.6 13.8 15.7
1981 18.9 14.6 16.9
1991 19.9 15.7 18.0
2001 20.5 17.0 18.8
2007p 21.3 18.3 19.9
p preliminary
Note: 1921 to 1981 data are based on life expectancy for those aged 65 to 70 years. The year 1921 excludes Quebec and 1921 to 1941 excludes Newfoundland and Labrador.
Sources: Statistics Canada, D. Nagnur. 1986. Longevity and Historical Life Tables: 1921-1981 (Abridged) Canada and the Provinces. Catalogue no.89-506, 1921 to 1981. Life Tables, Canada, Provinces and Territories, Catalogue no. 84-537, 1991 and 2001. Demography Division, 2007.
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