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