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‘Life expectancy will soon the boundary of a 90-year pass”

‘Life expectancy will soon the boundary of a 90-year pass”

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People are getting older. Around 2030, the life expectancy is probably the limit of a 90-year pass. So the girls will be in 2030 were born in South Korea, on average, almost 91 years old.

This gives South Korea the highest life expectancy worldwide. Girls from France, Japan and Spain pick up the 90 just not.

That is, a study in the medical magazine The Lancet. Such a high life expectancy was once nearly impossible, but the researchers think that the end of the rise not yet in sight.

South Korea has also in men the highest life expectancy. A boy that will be there in 2030 is born, can 84. The life expectancy is increasing not only for babies but also for adults. A South Korean woman that in 2030 its 65th anniversary, and so in 1965, is born, has an average of 27,5 years for the bow.

That South Koreans are so old, is because of their way of life: low blood pressure, little smoke, good health care and good nutrition for children.

The netherlands

Dutch men are on the fifth place in the world. Little boys here in 2030 to be born, have a life expectancy of 83,7 years. Dutch girls from 2030 to sit with 85,4 year in the middle of the table. Dutch women from 1965 after 2030 for an average of 23 years to life, men yet to 21.5 years.

The United States will be in 2030 the lowest life expectancy of the rich countries. The researchers due to high moordcijfers, overweight, high infant mortality and poor access to health care.

The research has also shown that women older than men, but that the difference becomes smaller. “Men lived unhealthier and therefore had a lower life expectancy. They drank and smoked more, had more accidents and were more often killed. The lives of men and women becoming more equal and so also their life expectancy,” said the researchers.

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