MORTALITY TRENDS

• Trends in national mortality rates •  

Graphs showing time trends in mortality rates

All-cause mortality at age 15-34 years in

Belgium: 1841-2006

Graph showing all-cause mortality at age 15-34 years in Belgium since 1841

Comment: For both sexes, the peak mortality rates at this age were in 1849, 1866 and 1871; in the first and last of these, the rates were higher in young women than young men. No mortality data are available for the 1914-18 period of German occupation.

Method: Mortality rates were downloaded from the Human Mortality Database (see www.mortality.org or www.humanmortality.de) on 4 December 2009. The plotted lines connect unsmoothed values.

WHO mortality rates for particular countries, ages and causes of death