Annual Demographic Estimates: Canada, Provinces and Territories
Potential years of life lost of person, duration
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.
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 measurements: