Distributions of age-at-death in various years and countries

Supplement to article

Age in plagues and pandemics: medieval Dances of Death or Pearson's Bridge of Life?

in the JRSS magazine Significance, June 2010.

[updated June 27, 2010]

CHOLERA EPIDEMIC OF 1848-1849: England and Wales

WORLD WARS I and II and INFLUENZA PANDEMICS OF 1918-20, 1957, 1968

[ 12 Countries in Human Mortality Database ]

Year(s) CAUSE OF DEATH; Source Sex



1849 Cholera; Special Report; England & Wales  
    M&F   M   F
1845-46-47 vs 1849 All Causes; Vital statistics; England & Wales  
     



  All Causes  
     
1917 vs. 1918 Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark M&F   M   F
  Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy M&F   M   F   England & Wales, New Zealand, Italy, Switzerland M&F   M   F
     
1912-13 vs. 1916 Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark M&F   M   F
  Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy M&F   M   F
  England & Wales, New Zealand, Italy, Switzerland M&F   M   F
     
[ World War I Wikipedia Link ]  
     
1927 vs. 1928 Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark M&F   M   F
  Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy M&F   M   F   England & Wales, New Zealand, Italy, Switzerland M&F   M   F
     
[ World War II Wikipedia Link ]  
     
1956 vs. 1957 Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark M&F   M   F
  Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy M&F   M   F   England & Wales, New Zealand, Italy, Switzerland M&F   M   F
     
1967 vs. 1968 Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark M&F   M   F
  Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy M&F   M   F   England & Wales, New Zealand, Italy, Switzerland M&F   M   F