Story: Midlife adults

Death rates, 2014

The death rate for New Zealanders begins to move steadily upwards from midlife, particularly in the later years. This graph shows how it increases from the age of 45.

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How to cite this page:

Alison Gray, 'Midlife adults - Lifestyle, leisure and health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2021)

Story by Alison Gray, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018