Human Mortality Database

Reliability and Accuracy Matter

The Human Mortality Database (HMD) is the world's leading scientific data resource on mortality in developed countries. The HMD provides detailed high-quality harmonized mortality and population estimates to researchers, students, journalists, policy analysts, and others interested in human longevity. The HMD follows open data principles.

Data by country or area


Canada revised and updated through 2022.

HMD in zipped data files

To facilitate rapid downloads, the database has been organized into zipped data files.