Life expectancy is a statistical measure of the average time an organism is expected to live, based on the year of their birth, their current age and other demographic factors including gender. A collection and review of the best life expectancy calculators from across the web. Shown is period life expectancy at birth this corresponds to an estimate of the average number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life. Life expectancies give us a way to compare countries, groups, and genders on health life expectancy numbers are more complicated than they seem. Obesity in america is a growing problem a study shows that obesity has shaved almost a year off of the us life expectancy estimate.
Life expectancy in the united states ranks 26th out of the 36 member countries of the organization for economic cooperation and development (oecd), according to a new report from the organization us expectancy in 2011 was 787 years, which is slightly below the oecd average of 801. A decrease in death rates from suicide, homicide and cancer has contributed to the smallest gap in life expectancy between blacks and whites in history. Usa life expectancy with rankings for us states. Read about the current cystic fibrosis life expectancy in the usa, as well as its evolution throughout the years. American life expectancy is in decline for the first time since 1993, when hiv-related deaths were at their peak but this time, researchers can't identify a single problem driving the drop, and are instead pointing to a number of factors, from heart disease to suicides, that.
Life expectancy refers to the number of years a person is expected to live based on the statistical average life expectancy varies by geographical area and by era in the bronze age, for example, life expectancy was 26 years, while in 2010, it was 67 years. Related faststats deaths and mortality more data life expectancy at birth, at 65, and 75 years of age by sex, race and hispanic origin health, united states 2016, table 15 [pdf - 98 mb. Life expectancy calculator the living to 100 life expectancy calculator uses the most current and carefully researched medical and scientific data in order to estimate how old you will live to be.
Table 22 life expectancy at birth, at 65 years of age, and at 75 years of age, by race and sex: united states, selected years 1900-2007. The henry j kaiser family foundation headquarters: 2400 sand hill road, menlo park, ca 94025 | phone 650-854-9400 washington offices and barbara jordan conference center: 1330 g street, nw, washington, dc 20005 | phone 202-347-5270.
Overall, us life expectancy dipped in 2015 the first drop since 1993 that's because the death rate went up between 2014 and 2015, driven by an increase in mortality among people younger than 65. Being overweight and not getting regular exercise are major risk factors for health i wouldn't be surprised if lower life expectancy in the us is the result of our sedentary and over-eating lifestyle rather than the health care system reply katharina janus says. Updated 10/2015 updated 10/2015 2000-2018 sandbox networks, inc, publishing as infoplease. Life expectancy for white females in the us has declined slightly, a new government report shows, while other groups remained steady or increased. Life expectancy year white men black men at birth at age 65 at age 85 at birth at age 65 at age 85 additional years 28 4 2 35 5 2 percentage change 60% 33% 50% 106% 50% 50% 1900 47 12 4 33 10 4 1910 49 - 4 34 - 5 1920 54.