Statistical Applications of the Mortality Table

  • George King
Part of the Biomathematics book series (BIOMATHEMATICS, volume 6)


We omit several numerical examples given by King of the uses of the life table, which concern populations at various ages, annuity payments, and the effects of immigration on observed death rates. The article introduces the life table in modern notation.


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  1. George King (1902) From Institute of Actuaries’ Textbook. Part II. Second Edition. pages 56–58. 63. London: Charles and Edward Layton.Google Scholar

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