Annual Demographic Estimates: Canada, Provinces and Territories
Potential years of life lost of population, rate
Potential years of life lost refers to the number of years of potential life not lived when a person dies "prematurely", defined for this indicator as before age 75. For a population, potential years of life lost is the total years lost calculated for all deaths in a specified period.
Population refers to the total membership, based on specific characteristics, of a group of people, objects or events at a given time and within a particular geographic area.
The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:
- Age-standardized rate per 100,000 population
- Rate per 100,000 population
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