Life Expectancy


Instructions

The life expectancy calculator calculates a persons life expectancy based on a person’s date of birth and their current age.

Life expectancy can be calculated using life expectancies based on the Death tables or life expectancies based on the Medium life expectancies. The use of medium life expectancy tables has been allowed.

Life Expectancy is calculated on the following basis:

  1. Life expectancy is calculated on the basis of the person’s age and gender using
    either:

    • Life Tables, Australia, 2005-2007 as published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. A
      copy of which is available here.
    • Assumed Mortality Improvements 2009 as published by Cumpston Sarjeant Pty Ltd