News and resources on current life expectancy - lets see how it changes over timeCongratulations - you've survived another year... unfortunately your risk of dying goes up another 9% next year, and every year after that - that's why at the moment you can't beat the exponential risk of death.
ResourcesLife Expectancy graphs and maps - Our World in Data
Life expectancy: 120,000 numbers in just four minutes - BBC News
Fascinating data visualisation of life expectancy for 200 countries over 200 years.
Human Mortality Database - various institutions
Contains original calculations of death rates and life tables for national populations as well as the input data used in constructing those tables.
Life Expectancy Blog Posts
Under 44? Get ready to live forever!
Footballers have a high risk of death from neurodegenerative diseases
BBC - 22-Oct-2019
Except for neurodegenerative diseases, ex-footballers are less likely to die from other diseasesRead more...
The lowest mortality levels ever recorded
LSE (London School of Economics and Political Science) - 16-Oct-2019
Good news – recent quarterly statistics suggest that UK life expectancy is no longer stalledRead more...
Life expectancy gains have slowed
BBC - 04-Oct-2019
In Japan, life expectancy gains have been bigger than in the UK in recent yearsRead more...