What's New?

See the Data Availability page for a list of the populations currently included in the HLD, with the range of years covered by the period life tables.

Changes to the HLD

Additions, updates, and changes to the Human Life-Table Database (HLD) are listed below in reverse chronological order:

Date Description


Database updated: 1116 life tables added.


Kyrgyzstan added as a new country.


Updated website launched.