Annual Demographic Estimates: Canada, Provinces and Territories

Premature mortality of person, type

Premature mortality refers to the sum of potential years of life lost (PYLL) for ages 0 to 74 for the five years of reference, divided by five times the estimate of the population aged 0 to 74 for the middle year of the five years of reference.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programmes.

The data for this variable are reported using the following classifications and/or lists:

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