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Charted: How life expectancy is changing around the world

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Global life expectancy for both sexes is expected to rise to 77.3 by 2050. Image: Unsplash/ Alex Blăjan

Felix Richter
Data Journalist, Statista
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Chart showing global life expectancy in regions and by gender, in 1950, 2000 and 2050.
By 2050, Asia is expected to have almost caught up with the Western world. Image: Statista
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