Mature Market Experts Stat of The Day: U.S. Life Expectancy

Japan continues to have the highest life expectancy.

Japan continues to have the highest life expectancy.

 

The mature market just keeps on growing:

 For the first time ever, U.S. life expectancy has past 78 years

Japan currently has the longest life expectancy – 83 years

Heart disease and diabetes as a cause of death dropped by more than 5%

Death caused by diabetes also declined, placing Alzheimer’s as the country’s new 6th leading cause of death

Flu and pneumonia deaths dropped by 13 percent from 2005

On average, life expectancy for U.S. citizens improves by an average of two to three months every year (this year saw a usual increase of four months)

Source: National Center for Health Statistics, Associated Press

 

 

 

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One Response

  1. Very Interesting statistics.
    -Sharon

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