The concepts described on these pages are words and expressions used in statistics with a specific, limited meaning. In everyday speech the word may have a different meaning. In connection with each definition you can find information about which sets of statistics use the concept.
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General death rate
General death rate indicates the number of deaths per 1,000 or 100,000 persons of the mean population.
Validity of the definition
- Valid until (31 December 2078)