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.


Institute British Society for Research on Ageing (BSRA)

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

Institute British Longevity Society

Publisher International Longevity Centre UK

Institute UK Longevity Explorer (UbbLE)

Book Behavior, Health, and Aging - Amazon

Information The Secret to Living to 100+? The Blue Zone [Infographic]

Information Human Mortality Database

Information Life Expectancy graphs and maps

Publisher Our World in Data

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Recent News

World's oldest man dies aged 116 - RIP Fredie Blom

BBC - 22-Aug-2020

A great example of compressed morbidity - Fredie was still active 2 weeks before his death


What are the odds of living up to 100 years?

Fight Aging! - 25-Jun-2020

Study of environmental factors leading to becoming centenarian opposes previous literature


Longevity in Blue Zones - key ingredients for a longer life

BBC - 13-May-2020

May be it's not just one factor but a combination of all the right factors

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