Human Mortality Database

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Description The Human Mortality Database (HMD) was created to provide detailed mortality and population data to researchers, students, journalists, policy analysts, and others interested in the history of human longevity. The project began as an outgrowth of earlier projects in the Department of Demography at the University of California, Berkeley, USA, and at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany. It is the work of two teams of researchers in the USA and Germany (see research teams), with the help of financial backers and scientific collaborators from around the world.

The data in the Human Mortality Database (HMD) are provided free of charge to all individuals who request access to the database. However, before gaining full access to the database, you must become a registered user, which requires accepting the user agreement and answering a few questions.

Subjects Economics, Health Information, Public Administration, Public Health, Statistics
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Alumni Access Yes
Open Access No