Life Tables Archives

This section collects official life tables that have been published through the years. Tables for each province were also extracted separately to provide easier access to data. The documents are in PDF format (Adobe Reader®)

Original Life Tables Publications

Presented below is a list of governmental publications containing life tables for Canada, Canadian provinces and territories. Although most documents were entirely scanned, unnecessary pages were skipped in some cases:

Title Years Covered Year
Publsd.
Logo PDF
PDF File
Longevity & Historical Life Tables (abridged) 1921-1981 1986 View
New Birth Cohort Life Tables for Canada and Quebec
(includes period & cohort tables)
1801-1991 1997 View
Canadian Abridged Life Tables 1871, 1881, 1921, 1931 1939 View
Life Tables for Canada & Regions 1931, 1941 1947 View
Canadian Life Tables 1950-52, 1955-57 1961 View
Provincial and Regional Life Tables 1950-52, 1955-57 1960 View
Provincial and Regional Life Tables 1960-62 1964 View
Canadian Abridged Life Tables 1961-63 1966 View
Provincial Abridged Life Tables 1961-63 1966 View
Life Tables, Canada and Provinces 1965-67 1971 View
Life Tables, Canada and Provinces 1970-72 1974 View
Life Tables, Canada and Provinces 1975-77 1979 View
Life Tables, Canada and Provinces 1980-82 1984 View
Life Tables, Canada and Provinces 1985-87 1989 View
Life Tables, Canada and Provinces 1990-92 1995 View
Life Tables, Canada, Provinces and territories 1995-97 2002 View
Life Tables, Canada, Provinces and territories 2000-02 2006 View
Life Tables, Canada, Provinces and territories 2005-07 2013 View
Life Tables, Canada, Provinces and territories 2006-08 2013 View
Life Tables, Canada, Provinces and territories 2007-09 2013 View
Life Tables, Canada, Provinces and territories 2008-10 2013 View
Life Tables, Canada, Provinces and territories 2009-11 2013 View

Province-Specific Life Tables

A complete series of published life tables is available by province and territory:

Logo PDF CANADA
Logo PDF Alberta Logo PDF British Columbia Logo PDF Manitoba
Logo PDF New Brunswick Logo PDF Newfoundland & Labrador Northwest Territories
Logo PDF Nova Scotia Logo PDF Ontario Logo PDF Prince Edward Island
Logo PDF Quebec Logo PDF Saskatchewan Yukon