What is an actuarial table?


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Blog author PolicyGenius Admin

Published April 22, 2015

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An actuarial table — also called an actuarial life table or a mortality table —is a statistical tool that shows average life expectancy by sex and age. Underwriters use this information to help determine the price of a policy.