Table 28.7 Life expectancy at birth and at age 65, by sex, selected years, 1921 to 2006/2008
Table summary
This table displays the results of 1921 to 2006/2008 at birth, at age 65, both sexes, males and females, calculated using years units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  At birth At age 65
  Both sexes Males Females Both sexes Males Females
  years
1921 59.7 58.8 60.6 13.3 13.0 13.6
1931 61.0 60.0 62.1 13.3 13.0 13.7
1941 64.6 63.0 66.3 13.4 12.8 14.1
1951 68.5 66.4 70.9 14.1 13.3 15.0
1961 71.1 68.4 74.3 14.8 13.6 16.1
1971 72.7 69.4 76.5 15.7 13.8 17.6
1981 75.4 71.9 79.1 16.8 14.6 18.9
1992/1994 78.0 74.9 81.0 18.1 15.9 20.0
2000/2002 79.8 77.2 82.2 19.1 17.2 20.6
2001/2003 80.0 77.5 82.3 19.2 17.4 20.8
2002/2004 80.2 77.7 82.5 19.4 17.6 20.9
2003/2005 80.5 78.0 82.8 19.7 17.9 21.1
2004/2006 80.7 78.3 83.0 19.8 18.1 21.3
2006/2008 80.9 78.5 83.1 20.0 18.3 21.5
Notes: Beginning in 1992/1994, life expectancies are calculated using three years of data.
Life expectancy estimates for 1921 to 1981 are based on complete life tables.
Newfoundland and Labrador is not included in the 1921 to 1941 life expectancy estimates.
Quebec is not included in the 1921 estimates.
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 102-0512 and Catalogue no. 89-506.
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