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February 2018

Topic: Legal

2018 Life expectancies, $1pw multipliers and deferral factors

This ready reckoner provides life expectancies in 2018, allowing for future mortality improvements projected by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It also includes weekly mulitpliers to specific retirement ages, and fixed terms and deferral factors.

January 2018

Topic: Legal

Personal consumption percentages in Australia

Vincents Chartered Accountants and Cumpston Sarjeant have jointly contributed to derive revised statistical tables, based on 2015-16 Household Expenditure Survey and scheduled for publication in the upcoming 5th edition of Assessment of Damages for Personal Injury and Death by Professor Emeritus Harold Luntz, that help provide a starting point for the assessment of economic losses in the case of a deceased earner.

These revised tables are considered by Cumpston Sarjeant to be more accurate and representational replacements to previous research and supersede those contained at Table 9.1 of the 4th edition of Assessment of Damages for Personal Injury and Death.

October 2016

Topic: Legal

Author: Paul Thomson

2017 life expectancies, $1pw multipliers and deferral factors

This ready reckoner provides life expectancies at 2017, allowing for future mortality improvements. It also includes weekly mulitpliers to specific retirement ages, and fixed terms and deferral factors.