Announcement: SOA releases March 2022 Exam P passing candidate numbers.

U.S. Historical Population Mortality Rates 2000-2016

2/5/2019 Update:

As a result of further discussions with the Social Security Administration, the SOA has issued corrections to mortality rates for males and females aged 65 and older. The revised rates now properly account for the definition for age at death used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Both the report and the Excel file below under “Materials” reflect the corrected rates.


September 2018

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) is pleased to present historical U.S. population mortality rates by gender and single year of age for calendar years 2000-2016. To develop these rates, the SOA relied upon data furnished by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Social Security Administration. A document summarizing key observations and the process used to develop the rates, along with a table of the rates themselves, can be found below.


U.S. Historical Population Mortality Rates 2000-2016

U.S. Population Crude Mortality Rates 2000-2016

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