MortalityLaws: Parametric Mortality Models, Life Tables and HMD

Fit the most popular human mortality 'laws', and construct full and abridge life tables given various input indices. A mortality law is a parametric function that describes the dying-out process of individuals in a population during a significant portion of their life spans. For a comprehensive review of the most important mortality laws see Tabeau (2001) <doi:10.1007/0-306-47562-6_1>. Practical functions for downloading data from various human mortality databases are provided as well.

Version: 2.1.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.0)
Imports: minpack.lm (≥ 1.2), RCurl (≥ 1.95), pbapply (≥ 1.3-4), tidyr (≥ 0.8.1), rvest (≥ 1.0.3), httr (≥ 1.4.5), methods
Suggests: testthat, knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2024-01-15
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.MortalityLaws
Author: Marius D. Pascariu ORCID iD [aut, cre, cph], Vladimir Canudas-Romo [ctb]
Maintainer: Marius D. Pascariu <mpascariu at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
In views: ActuarialScience
CRAN checks: MortalityLaws results


Reference manual: MortalityLaws.pdf
Vignettes: Installation


Package source: MortalityLaws_2.1.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): MortalityLaws_2.1.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): MortalityLaws_2.1.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): MortalityLaws_2.1.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): MortalityLaws_2.1.0.tgz
Old sources: MortalityLaws archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse suggests: ungroup
Reverse enhances: MortalityTables


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