Join the club for FREE to access the whole archive and other member benefits.

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.

Resources

Tap on icon for description, click on resource name for more details.

Research

Calculator to predict death within five years

Institute

Non-profit society created for people who want to live a longer and healthier life

Institute

Scientific society which support research for understanding of ageing process

Event

Online event about the impact of professional sport on longevity organized by International Longevity Centre UK.

Event

Online event about healthy ageing and the opportunities of longevity organized by University of Oxford. (FREE)

Book

Secrets of the Healthiest, Sharpest Centenarians, a book by Nir Barzilai.

Information

Fascinating data visualisation of life expectancy for 200 countries over 200 years

More Life Expectancy resources

Recent News

Longevity gap differs greatly between the rich and poor areas of England

BBC - 13-Oct-2021

Report finds alarming fall in life expectancy even before COVID pandemic - calls for better policies

Read more...

Covid-19 hit hardest in men, cutting their life expectancy by over an year

BBC - 23-Sep-2021

Life expectancy will recover in the future, but with a 'slower growth'

Read more...

Polygenic risk of age related diseases effect on human lifespan

GenomeWeb - 14-Sep-2021

Rare variants in non-coding RNAs are connected to various neurological disorders

Read more...

Unique gut bacteria linked to healthy ageing in centenarians

Live Science - 30-Jul-2021

Fuels bile acids to prevent infections, but more research is needed to confirm its impact on longevity

Read more...

Experimental national estimates of life expectancy and mortality based on ethnicity

Guardian - 26-Jul-2021

Compared to blacks and Asians, whites and mixed groups had lower life expectancy

Read more...
More Life Expectancy News