Vital Statistics – Death Database
1998 - 2020
SubjectsHealthLife expectancy and deaths
This is an administrative survey that collects demographic and medical (cause of death) information annually from all provincial and territorial vital statistics registries on all deaths in Canada.
Please note that additional documentation is available for this survey. Please contact your RDC analyst to request this documentation.
|1998,1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018,2019,2020||Vital Statistics – Death Database|
All publications (e.g. scientific articles, reports, dissertations, theses) and presentations based on a dataset available in the RDCs should include an acknowledgement of the support provided by granting councils (SSHRC, CIHR, CFI), Statistics Canada and host university. See a sample
Décarie, Y. and Michaud, PC. (2021).
Counting the Dead: COVID-19 and Mortality in Quebec and British Columbia During the First Wave
Canadian Studies in Population , 139-164
Peter Kitchen, Lisa Kaida, Noori Akhtar-Danesh, and Allison Williams (2021).
Unintentional injury deaths among youth in Ontario, Canada from 2000 to 2015: Rates are falling but there are caveats
The Canadian Geographer , 255-266
Michael Baker, Janet Currie, Boriana Miloucheva, Hannes Schwandt, and Josselin Thuilliez (2021).
Mortality Inequality: Updated Estimates for the U.S., Canada, and France
Fiscal Studies , 25-46
Mhd. Wasem Alsabbagh, Feng Chang, Martin Cooke, Susan J. Elliott, and Meixi Chen (2021).
National trends in population rates of opioid-related mortality, hospitalization and emergency department visits in Canada between 2000 and 2017. A population-based study
Addiction , 3482-3493
Discharge Abstract Database, National Ambulatory Care Reporting System, Canadian Community Health Survey, and T1 Family File linkage
National Population Health Survey – Health Institutions Component – Longitudinal
National Population Health Survey – Household Component – Cross-sectional
Longitudinal Immigration Database – Discharge Abstract Database
Canadian Community Health Survey linked to the Canadian Vital Statistics Death Database
National Population Health Survey – Household Component – Longitudinal
Canadian Census Health & Environment Cohort linked to Discharge Abstract Data / National Ambulatory Care Reporting System