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Life Expectancy in years at various ages, by decade

The table shows life expectancy in years at various ages by decade, and is based on the age at death shown in the lists. As age at death was not declared until 1867 the first complete decade is 1871-1880, and it is not possible to give figures after 1911-1920 as members of subsequent generations are still alive.

The 1871-1880 decade shows a life expectancy of about 40 years at birth, (this is quite different from the average age at death for that decade because of the great increase in number of births), and at age 40 an expectation of about another 30 years to age 70. This latterexpectancy is not very different from that thirty years later.

Decade At birth at 10 at 40 at 60 at 70 at 80 Deaths
Born F M F M F M F M F M F M F M
-9 ------------
1811-1820 ------17-8-2- 11
1821-1830 ------12-7-3- 15
 
1851-1860 ----26-15-9-8- 29
1881-1890 56-60-33-16-9-5- 50
1841-1850 ----29-15-9-2- 18
 
1871-1880 43-60-34-16-10-7- 44
1891-1900 52-59-35-18-12-6- 42
1801-1810 --------5--- 4
 
1831-1840 ----26-11-4-3- 18
1911-1920 63-65-36-18-10-5- 37
1901-1910 58-64-36-19-12-6- 55
 
1861-1870 --54-34-16-9-6- 36
1801-1810 ---------11-5 367
1811-1820 -------12-6-3 3610
 
1821-1830 -------12-6-2 367
1831-1840 -----25-9-6-5 3612
1891-1900 -49-52-35-18-9-5 3650
 
1851-1860 -----24-13-7-2 3626
1881-1890 -40-54-29-17-10-5 3656
1871-1880 -39-49-26-12-10-4 3657
 
1841-1850 -----25-12-6-4 3630
1861-1870 ---50-29-16-9-4 3630
1901-1910 -50-53-26-14-9-5 3648
1911-1920 -64-61-34-16-9-3 3646

Life expectancies for 1901-1920 may be understated as deaths after 2006 have not been included

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