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Date Last Updated: 08-03-2021

Survey Name:

Irish Life Tables

Survey purpose:

Life period expectancy for males and females based on mortality data and population data over a three year period.

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

Not applicable


Five years

Statistical Population:

All deaths averaged over three year period

Sampling Frame:

Not applicable

Reference Area:

State, region.

Time Coverage:

1925 - 2017

Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Not applicable

Survey Size:

Not applicable

Principal Variables:

Number of deaths, age at death, sex

Principal External Users:

Actuaries, Life Assurance Companies, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Researchers, General Public

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Statistical Systems Coordination

Contact Person:

Carol Anne Hennessy

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Tim Linehan

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000