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Old 11-16-2018, 07:55 PM
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Default Basic Life Table

I'm looking for a U.S. basic life table. Specifically looking to calculate life expectancy by age with male/female split. Ideally I would also be able to split this out by race and region. I would also like it to be general population rather than tied to a specific insurance product.

This seems really simple, but I haven't really been able to find any good data on this.

Any suggestions? It doesn't seem to me that any of the tables on the SOA site ( are a good fit, but I could be wrong. Many of them are also quite old.
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Old 11-17-2018, 11:51 AM
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See if the United States Life Tables, links to which are at the site below, help:

They break down US population by gender & race but not by region to my knowledge.
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The Human Mortality Database has good data for the U.S. as well as many other countries. You must register, but it is free.
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