“Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030”


Bbc.co.uk – Feb 2017 – World

A recent study by Imperial College London and the World Health Organisation (WHO) has found that South Korean Women will be the first to brake the average life expectancy of 90, by as soon as 2030.

The report analysed data from 35 industrialised countries for both men and women. Although women still will have higher life expectancies, the report found that the gap is closing.

One of the stand out findings of the report is that the USA is one of the worst performers against the measured metrics. By 2030, the USA is predicted to have the lowest life expectancy of the rich countries.

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