LIFE EXPECTANCY INCREASING
For hundreds of thousands of years, most people lived for only around 30 years. Over the past 200 years, life expectancy has increased rapidly. Today, the average life expectancy for people around the world is over 72 years!
This image and data are thanks to Max Roser (2018) – “Life Expectancy”. Published online at OurWorldInData.org. Retrieved from: ‘https://ourworldindata.org/life-expectancy’ [Online Resource]