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The Age of the Aged - Life Expectancy around the World

D0000 î111i, The Age of I||| the Aged The average life expectancy for human beings has been rising steadily for centuries. As a species, we're getting older and older, but just how old are we getting, why and how old are we likely to get in the future? AVERAGE LIFE EXPECTANCY: 79.6 78.5 75.9 MEN 86.4 82.4 80.7 WOMEN DID YOU KNOW? Japan's average life expectancy has been higher than the UK's and USA's for over 40 years LIFE EXPECTANCY OVER 5OYRS 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 71.1 72 73.7 75.9 77.7 69.8 70.8 73.7 75.2 76.6 67.7 72 76.1 78.8 82.9 DID YOU KNOW? North Americans are expected to live almost 24 years longer than people from Sub-Saharan Africa UK VS THE WORLD INCREASE IN LIFE EXPECTANCY SINCE 1960 17 yrs 9.3 yrs UK World The 12 year gap The highest & lowest UK expectancies LOWEST Glasgow 74.8yrs HIGHEST Kensington 87.45yrs LIFE EXPECTANCY WHERE YOU LIVE +1.75yrs avg extra CITY COUNTRY INCREASE OF CENTENARIANS PEOPLE CELEBRATING THEIR 100TH 5x I||| 1980 TODAY The official oldest person to have ever lived was Jeanne Calment, a French lady who lived to 122 years, 164 days. She rubbed olive oil on her skin and ate more than 2lbs of chocolate every week until she passed away in August 1997. AFFECTING YOUR LIFESPAN Sex Jogging CENSORED +8yrs +6yrs Sitting Down Moderate Obesity -2yrs -3yrs Smoking -10yrs DID YOU KNOW? The world's average life expectancy has doubled in 200 years and shows no sign of relenting It is estimated that 20% of the world's population will be over 60 years old by 2050. This figure stood at just 8.3% in 1950 As research into nutrition and wellbeing continues, there seems to be no end to the ever-increasing life expectancy not just for the UK, but for the entire world. If we do one day achieve eternal life as human beings, life insurance will inevitably become redundant, but it will at least remain valuable for as long as we are mere mortals. Sources: LIFEINSURANCE.ORG.UK

The Age of the Aged - Life Expectancy around the World

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Human beings have come to thrive as a species and such a fact shows in the changes in average life expectancy over the last few decades. has delved into the publicly available ...


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