On this page, you'll find links to studies, tables, reports and documents on group and individual life insurance plans, as well as mortality and longevity stats as they relate to life insurance. Available resources include a relative risk tool and mortality and other rate tables.
Life and Annuities Research
U.S. Individual Life COVID-19 Mortality Experience Study – First Quarter 2022 Update
This report contains the results of an excess mortality analysis for the first quarter of 2022.
Group Life COVID-19 Mortality Survey, June 2022 Update
U.S. Group Term Life Insurance mortality results during the COVID-19 pandemic through June 2022.
COVID-19 Reported Claims Analysis, First Quarter, 2022 Update
A high-level analysis of the claims that have been reported through March 31, 2022
2022 Cause of Death Report, Fourth Quarter, 2021 Update
This report contains the results of a cause of death analysis through the fourth quarter of 2021.
2015-18 Group Annuity Experience Report
A report which presents the 2015 through 2018 calendar-year experience of retired individuals in the United States who are covered under group pension contracts
Fourth Quarter 2022 Life Co. Earnings
Life insurers reported Fourth Quarter 2022 financial results.
Third Quarter 2022 Life Co. Earnings
Life insurers reported positive financial results.
2022 Mortality Improvement Survey
The results of the 2022 Mortality Improvement Survey.
COVID-19 Short-Term Impact on Future U.S. Mortality
A survey examining how COVID-19 might affect future U.S. general population mortality.
Understanding Mortality and Longevity
Access the SOA’s collection of mortality and longevity research.
The Experience Studies Pro Series Offers the Payout Annuity Mortality Report and Data Package
The SOA Research Institute and LIMRA offer the most up-to-date study of individual payout annuity mortality, representing 80% of the market. Learn more about this vital resource for actuaries working with annuities.
Mortality By Socioeconomic Category
Learn about mortality disparities in the U.S.
Software and Tools
The SOA offers a variety of software and tools to help you in your work with relative risk and mortality calculations