lifelines is a implementation of survival analysis in Python. What benefits does lifelines offer over other survival analysis implementations?

  • built on top of Pandas
  • internal plotting methods
  • simple and intuitive API (designed for humans)
  • only does survival analysis (No unnecessary features or second-class implementations)


Dependencies are from the typical Python data-stack: Numpy, Pandas, Scipy, and optionally Matplotlib. Install using:

pip install lifelines

Source code and Issue Tracker

Available on Github, CamDavidsonPilon/lifelines Please report bugs, issues and feature extensions there. We also have Gitter channel open to discuss lifelines:

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