Longevity and the 2011 Census

(Sep 5, 2012)

The Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) has just announced its decision to postpone the release of its mortality projection model until 2013, the main reason being to properly allow for the impact of the 2011 Census.  This deferral is very sensible as the 2011 Census has revealed some significant results for those with an interest in longevity.

On 16 July 2012 the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published population estimates for England & Wales based on information gathered in the 2011 Census. The headline was that the revised population estimate based on the recent census was just under 0.5 million higher than the previous population estimate (rolled forward from the 2001 Census).


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