# Figures for Mortality: Overview, 2007

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Figure 1

Deaths in Canada, 1926 to 2007

**Source:** Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics.

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Figure 2

Age pyramid of deaths, 1921, 2007 and 2060 (projected), relative value

**Note**: For 1921 and 2007, deaths for whom the age is unknown were prorated.**Source**: Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics.

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Figure 3

Probability of dying by age and sex, Canada 2007

**Note**: Deaths for whom the age is unknown were prorated.**Source**: Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics.

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Figure 4

Index of monthly deaths for population aged 15 to 24 years and 85 years and over, Canada, 2007

**Source**: Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics.

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Figure 5

Sex ratio of males to females for the probability of dying, Canada, 1931, 1971 and 2007

**Sources**: Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics and Demography Division, demographic estimates.

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Figure 6

Number and rate of infant mortality and neonatal mortality, Canada, 1926 to 2007

**Notes**: Numbers were prorated for unknowns.

Infant mortality refers to deaths of infants aged 0 to 364 days.

Neonatal mortality refers to deaths of infants aged 0 to 27 days.**Source**: Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics.

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Figure 7

Infant mortality rate for selected countries, 2007 or most recent year

**Sources**: Population Reference Bureau. 2010. *2010 World Population Data Sheet*, Washington, DC and Statistics Canada, Health Statistics Division, Vital Statistics.