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Human Mortality Database

Database established by Professor John Wilmoth of mortality data for national populations including: Austria, England and Wales, France, Japan, Sweden, and the United States. Recent developments include cause-of-death or regional detail for some selected countries.

Berkeley Mortality Database

An older version of the above.

CEDA has provided major staff support for John Wilmoth's project, jointly with the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, to put high quality, historically deep, mortality data on the web for countries with data of acceptable quality, after carrying out careful checks on quality. Mortality data are provided in a variety of formats. This data set is called the Human Mortality Database, or HMD. An earlier version was called the Berkeley Mortality Database, or BMD. This data set is
heavily used by researchers around the world.