Life Expectancy

News and resources on current life expectancy - lets see how it changes over time

Congratulations - 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.


Resource Life expectancy: 120,000 numbers in just four minutes - Fascinating data visualisation of life expectancy for 200 countries over 200 years

Resource International Longevity Centre UK

Resource UK Longevity Explorer (UbbLE)

Resource Our World in Data

Resource Life Expectancy graphs and maps

Resource Human Mortality Database

Recent News

Inequalities in wealth leads to inequalities in healthspan

Independent - 15-Jan-2020

Access to healthcare maybe restricted in disadvantaged socioeconomic groups


Good lifestyle adds up to 10 years to life expectancy

BBC - 09-Jan-2020

That's 10 years to find a rejuvenation therapy that adds another 10 years... and then another...


Living beyond hundreds - oldest person alive is 117

Metro - 02-Jan-2020

Supercentenarians in Japan - what is the secret behind their longevity?

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