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 37 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 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 and Policy Database
Information on important policy reforms in fields such as family and long-term elderly care policies, as well as time series of demographic and socioeconomic indicators.