US Has Highest Life Expectancy

Excluding accidental deaths, homicides etc. Americans have the longest life expectancy and their life expectancy has increased in the last 60 years.

US-Life-Expectancy-From-Birth-1950-to-2005

US-Life-Expectancy-From-Birth-1950-to-2005, US Has Longest Lifespan


Table 1-5: Mean Life Expectancy at Birth, OECD Countries, Actual and Standardized by OECD Mean Fatal Injury Rates, 1980-99

OECD Nation Actual (Raw) Mean (Does Not Account for Fatal Injuries) Standardized Mean (Accounts for Fatal Injuries)
Australia 76.8 76.0
Austria 75.3 76.0
Belgium 75.7 76.0
Canada 77.3 76.2
Denmark 75.1 76.1
France 76.6 76.0
Germany 75.4 76.1
Iceland 78.0 76.1
Italy 76.6 75.8
Japan 78.7 76.0
Netherlands 77.0 75.9
Norway 77.0 76.3
Sweden 77.7 76.1
Switzerland 77.6 76.6
United Kingdom 75.6 75.7
United States 75.3 76.9

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~ by riffenberg on October 7, 2009.

3 Responses to “US Has Highest Life Expectancy”

  1. Good points, I think I will definitely subscribe!🙂. I’ll go and read some more!

  2. […] We have the longest life span. […]

  3. Good stuff

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