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Table 3 Parameters of the life-table age-at-death distributions and the summary measures (e 10, e C , e A ) in 35 developed countries, by sex, 2010

From: The concept of the Equivalent Length of Life for quantifying differences in age-at-death distributions across countries

  Females Males
  e 10 SD A e C e A e 10 SD A e C e A
Australia 74.1 12.3 −0.31 61.8 57.9 69.7 13.8 −0.30 55.9 51.7
Austria 73.0 11.9 −0.31 61.2 57.4 67.6 13.9 −0.28 53.7 49.9
Belarus 66.4 13.7 −0.27 52.7 49.0 54.5 15.9 −0.14 38.6 36.5
Belgium 72.3 12.6 −0.31 59.7 55.8 67.1 13.8 −0.28 53.2 49.4
Bulgaria 67.6 12.7 −0.30 54.9 51.0 60.8 14.4 −0.21 46.4 43.4
Canada 73.4 13.0 −0.28 60.4 56.7 69.0 14.0 −0.27 55.0 51.2
Czech Republic 70.6 12.0 −0.28 58.6 55.1 64.5 13.8 −0.23 50.7 47.6
Denmark 71.7 12.3 −0.26 59.4 56.2 67.5 13.3 −0.26 54.3 50.9
East Germany 72.6 12.0 −0.30 60.6 57.0 66.9 13.8 −0.26 53.0 49.5
England and Wales 72.8 12.5 −0.28 60.3 56.8 69.0 13.5 −0.28 55.6 51.9
Estonia 70.8 13.1 −0.31 57.7 53.6 60.9 15.8 −0.19 45.0 42.0
Finland 72.9 12.4 −0.32 60.5 56.5 66.3 14.7 −0.28 51.6 47.4
France 74.6 12.6 −0.33 61.9 57.8 67.9 14.6 −0.28 53.3 49.3
Hungary 68.2 13.3 −0.25 54.9 51.6 60.2 14.6 −0.14 45.6 43.6
Iceland 73.6 11.7 −0.30 61.9 58.3 69.5 12.9 −0.33 56.6 52.4
Ireland 72.1 12.5 −0.27 59.5 56.1 67.1 14.1 −0.28 53.0 49.0
Italy 74.1 11.6 −0.30 62.5 59.0 69.1 13.0 −0.28 56.1 52.4
Japan 76.2 12.4 −0.32 63.8 59.8 69.4 13.7 −0.27 55.7 52.1
Latvia 68.6 13.6 −0.28 55.1 51.2 58.7 15.6 −0.17 43.1 40.5
Lithuania 69.0 13.8 −0.29 55.2 51.1 58.0 16.5 −0.16 41.5 38.9
Luxembourg 72.7 11.9 −0.28 60.8 57.5 67.8 13.1 −0.30 54.7 50.7
Netherlands 72.5 12.2 −0.29 60.3 56.7 68.5 12.5 −0.26 55.9 52.7
New Zealand non-Maori 73.0 12.3 −0.31 60.7 56.9 69.1 13.7 −0.30 55.4 51.2
Norway 72.9 12.2 −0.30 60.7 57.0 68.5 13.3 −0.29 55.2 51.3
Poland 69.9 12.8 −0.28 57.2 53.6 61.5 15.2 −0.20 46.4 43.4
Portugal 72.3 12.0 −0.32 60.4 56.5 66.3 14.2 −0.28 52.2 48.1
Russia 65.0 14.9 −0.28 50.1 46.0 53.2 17.0 −0.14 36.2 33.9
Slovakia 69.0 12.3 −0.27 56.7 53.5 61.5 14.2 −0.19 47.3 44.5
Spain 74.4 11.6 −0.32 62.8 59.1 68.4 13.6 −0.26 54.7 51.2
Sweden 73.4 11.8 −0.30 61.6 58.0 69.5 12.8 −0.29 56.8 53.0
Switzerland 74.6 11.6 −0.32 62.9 59.2 70.2 12.8 −0.29 57.4 53.6
Taiwan 72.3 12.8 −0.28 59.5 55.9 66.2 15.4 −0.23 50.8 47.2
Ukraine 65.2 14.2 −0.28 50.9 47.0 54.7 16.4 −0.15 38.3 35.8
USA 71.3 13.9 −0.28 57.3 53.4 66.5 15.5 −0.28 51.0 46.7
West Germany 72.8 12.0 −0.30 60.8 57.2 68.2 13.4 −0.26 54.8 51.3
Min 65.0 11.6 −0.33 50.1 46.0 53.2 12.5 −0.33 36.2 33.9
Max 76.2 14.9 −0.25 63.8 59.8 70.2 17.0 −0.14 57.4 53.6
Max-min 11.2 3.3 0.08 13.6 13.8 17.0 4.5 0.19 21.2 19.7
Mean 71.6 12.6 −0.29 59.0 55.3 65.3 14.3 −0.25 51.0 47.5
  1. Source: Authors’ estimations based on Human Mortality Database (2014)