Kōrero: Death rates and life expectancy

Percentage of deaths at different ages, Māori and non-Māori, 1886–2006

These graphs illustrate the epidemiological transition for Māori and non-Māori by showing the percentage of people dying at different stages of life. Early in the transition many people die in childhood. Gradually the age of death for the majority increases, until most people die in old age.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Source: Ian Pool and Jit Cheung, using Statistics New Zealand data

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian Pool, 'Death rates and life expectancy - New Zealand epidemiological transitions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/26571/percentage-of-deaths-at-different-ages-maori-and-non-maori-1886-2006 (accessed 3 December 2020)

He kōrero nā Ian Pool, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 14 Mar 2019