Global life expectancy

Max More (
Wed, 28 Oct 1998 09:34:43 -0800

Here's a snippet from an informative story at

For the first time, U.N. experts estimated the number of people in their 80s, 90s and over 100 -- and found 66 million people over 80 including 6.4 million over 90 and 135,000 centinarians.

"With the continuation of fertility decline and increase in life expectancy, the population of the world will age much faster in the next half-century than previously," the U.N. said.


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