The following databases are maintained and regularly updated by the MPIDR, together with various research partners. Access to the data is free to researchers and other interested persons after a brief process of registration.
Human Mortality Database
Death rates and life tables calculated for 38 regions, including the input data (death counts from vital statistics, census counts, birth counts and population estimates).
Human Fertility Database (HFD)
Detailed data on births, including different kinds of fertility rates, cohort and period fertility tables, and mean ages at childbearing.
Human Fertility Collection (HFC)
The HFC has been designed to supplement the Human Fertility Database and to incorporate a greater variety of international fertility data that are valuable for fertility research but do not meet high quality standards of the HFD.
The COMPADRE database holds demographic data on reproduction, survival and growth for 600 plant species.
Human Life-Table Database
Population life tables from various countries, mostly published by national statistical offices; as well as non-official life tables produced by researchers.
International Database on Longevity (IDL)
Data on mortality at the highest ages for different countries, originally collected for ages 110+ (supercentenarians). Now partly extended to younger ages.
Longevity Records: Life Spans of Mammals, Birds, Amphibians, Reptiles, and Fish
Online book and data tables containing the highest documented ages for over 3,000 vertebrate species/subspecies.
Kannisto-Thatcher Database on Old Age Mortality
Data on death counts and population counts classified by sex, age, year of birth and calendar year for more than 30 countries.
Generations & Gender Contextual Database
Demographic, socio-economic and policy data at the national and regional level covering up to 60 countries.
Comparative Family Policy Database
Family allowances and parental leave regulations for 22 OECD countries.
Population Europe Resource Finder and Archive (PERFAR)
A collection of policies related to population developments througout Europe, a catalogue with links to socio-economic and demographic data, an online repository for related research results.
The Human Cause-of-Death Database
Time series of cause-specific mortality for 16 countries, comparable in time and across countries due to a common classification of causes of death, to which data from original vital statistics for each country are reassigned.
Rostock Archive of Historical Vital Statistics Micro Data (RAPHIS)
Micro Data from historical censuses, church registers, and burial records of the city of Rostock in 1800 to 1905.