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Select Period Mortality Survey

The Product Development Section and Committee on Life Insurance Research announce the release of a new report that examines the results of a company survey on select period mortality assumptions used in the pricing of individual life insurance. Performed by Al Klein and Michelle Krysiak of Milliman Inc., the study illustrates a variety of assumptions utilized in the marketplace and provides insights into practices for setting the assumptions.


Select Period Mortality Survey
Select Period Mortality Survey-Supplemental Excel Workbook

Thank You

The Sponsors would like to thank the companies that participated in the study and the following individuals that served on the Project Oversight Group:

  • Jean-Marc Fix, Chair
  • Kenneth Birk
  • Tom Edwalds
  • Donna Megregian
  • Patricia Peters
  • Susan Willeat
  • Ronora Stryker, SOA Research Actuary
  • Jan Schuh, SOA Sr. Research Administrator


If you have questions or comments on this research, please contact Ronora Stryker, SOA Research Actuary, at