Ageing and Longevity

Here's how countries compare on healthcare expenditure and life expectancy

Life expectancy for humans has doubled over the last century but there’s still a noticeable gap in average life expectancies between different countries. Image: Unsplash/ Georg Arthur Pflueger

Truman Du

Author, Visual Capitalist

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A graph showing healthcare expenditure per capita vs life expectancy
Japan and Singapore have the highest life expectancy. Image: Visual Capitalist.

A table showing health expenditure and life expectancy across different countries.
Japan has the highest life expectancy at birth - 85 years. Image: Visual Capitalist.
A graph showing the top 30 countries by life expectancy increase since 1960.
Many countries have substantially increased their average life expectancies over the past 60 years. Image: Visual Capitalist.

A graph showing estimated years of life expectancy at birth from 1950 up to 2075.
The projected life expectancy in more and less developed regions is expected to keep increasing. Image: Visual Capitalist.
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