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» Demography and Vital Statistics » Life Table: Main Features and Uses

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Explain briefly the uses of life table


A life table mainly displays the death rate between two consecutive birth days and expectation of life at any age of a cohort. The information revealed by a life-table has application in many fields and hence its uses can be summarized as given below:

  1. Life tables are of great use to actuaries to estimate the insurance risks and premiums.

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