Youth Perspectives

The three ways life is changing for 18-year-olds across the world

Growing pains ... the social landscape has shifted dramatically since 2000. Image: REUTERS/Gabrielle Lurie

Emma Charlton

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Today’s 18-year-olds are drinking less.
Image: ONS

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 Life expectancy has increased by about four years since 2000.
Image: World Bank
 Enrolment in higher education is on the rise.
Image: Our World in Data
The global fertility rate has halved in the past 50 years.
Image: UN Population Division, Our World in Data
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