Life expectancy gains in the United States, at age 65

Year

Published: July, 2006

Life Expectancy

Gain over the past 10 years

1950

13.9

1960

14.3

0.4

1970

15.2

0.9

1980

16.4

1.2

1990

17.2

0.8

2000

18.0

0.8

2002

18.2

0.2*

*Gain over the past 2 years

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