Wethey and Woodin

Department of Biological Sciences
University of South Carolina

Life Tables and Population Growth

(2) static or time-specific life table (use a snapshot of the population’s age structure

Age
0
1
2
3
4

Numbers
60,000
86
5
1
0

lx
1.000
0.00143
0.000083
0.0000167
0

sx
0.00143
0.0581
0.2
0
0

bx
0
1185
3172
5245
0

 

 

Age
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14

Number dying
121
7
8
7
18
28
29
42
80
114
95
55
2
2
0

Number alive
608
487
480
472
465
447
419
390
348
268
154
59
4
2
0

lx
1.000
0.801
0.789
0.776
0.765
0.734
0.688
0.640
0.571
0.439
0.252
0.096
0.006
0.003
0

sx
0.801
0.986
0.983
0.985
0.961
0.937
0.931
0.892
0.770
0.575
0.383
0.068
0.5
0
0