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  • Life Tables
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  • Overview
    • Overview
      Title Life Tables
      Type of statistics
      • General and processed statistics
      • Statistics on population
      Purpose
      • Life tables refer to the tables to show the life expectancy by specific age under the assumption that the current level of death is maintained.
        • Life table are used to establish health care and medical policies and to calculate insurance premiums and compensation for human injuries. And life tables are used to estimate Population Projections and to compare economic, social and health care levels among nations.
        • Life tables with the cause of death show life expectancy by age after eliminating a specific cause of death for the specific age.
      Periodicity Yearly
      History
      • 1980
        • Used the results of sample survey of Vital Statistics
        • Drew up life tables for 1978 and 1979
      • 1990
        • Used data from notice of death for Vital Statistics for the first time
        • Drew up life tables for 1983, 1985, 1987 and 1989
      • 1993
        • Revised life tables of 1989
        • Drew up life tables of 1991
      • 1997
        • Life tables of 1993 and life tables of 1995 (provisional)
        • Drew up life tables with cause of death (provisional) for the first time
      • 1999
        • Drew up life tables and life tables with cause of death for 1997
        • Supplemented life tables of 1971~1995 on a 2-year basis
      • 2001
        • Drew up life tables and life tables with cause of death for 1999
      • 2003
        • Drew up life tables and life tables with cause of death for 2001
      • 2004
        • Drew up life tables and life tables with cause of death for 2002
      • 2005
        • Drew up life tables and life tables with cause of death for 2003
        • Revised biennial life tables of 1971∼2000 to annual life tables
      • 2006
        • Drew up life tables and life tables with cause of death for 2004
        • Drew up life tables and life tables with cause of death for 2005
        • Drew up life tables of 1970
        • Changed the 2-year periodicity into 1-year periodicity
        • Supplemented life tables for 2000~2003 and life tables with cause of death for 1999~2003
      • 2007
        • Drew up life tables for 2005 by city and province for the first time
  • Data Provision
    • Data Provision
      Announcement method
      • Press releases and KOSTAT website: December of the following year of the reference year
      • Data loading into KOSIS
      • Online publications
      Announcement periodicity Annual (December)
      Publication title Life Tables for Korea
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