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Animation: Global life expectancy (1950-2021)

In the 1800s, the average life expectancy at birth was just 40 years. Image: Unsplash/mbennettphoto

Pablo Alvarez


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Graph showing the global life expectancy from 1950 to 2021.
The global life expectancy at birth increased from 46 years in 1950 to 71 years in 2021 Image: UN World Population Prospect 2022

Visual statistic showing the life expectancy by sex
In every continent and country, the life expectancy of women is higher than the life expectancy of men. Image: UN World Population Prospect 2022
The continental breakdown showing life expectancy for both male and females
Oceania has the highest life expectancy at birth for both male and female Image: Visual Capitalist

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