Silver Book Fact

Life expectancy at birth, 2010

In 2010, the life expectancy at birth for men was 76.2 years and 81.0 years for women.

Health, United States, 2013 With Special Feature on Prescription Drugs. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus13.pdf#016. Published 2014. Accessed June 30, 2015

Reference

Title
Health, United States, 2013 With Special Feature on Prescription Drugs
Publication Date
Published 2014
Authors
National Center for Health Statistics
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Life Expectancy

Related Facts

  • Life expectancy at 90 years of age
    Today a person 90 years of age is expected to live on average another 4.6 years (versus 3.2 years in 1929–1931), and those who pass the century mark are projected…  
  • Life expectancy of Americans who reach age 65
    Under current mortality conditions, Americans who are age 65 can expect to live an average of 18.7 more years–almost 7 years longer than people age 65 in 1900.  
  • Average life expectancy in 2007
    In 2007, the average life expectancy is 77.9 years (around 30 years longer than in 1900).  
  • U.S. life expectancy after age 65
    A person who reaches the age of 65 in the U.S. has an average life expectancy of an additional 18.5 years (19.8 years for females; 16.8 for males).  
  • Change in U.S. life expectancy from 1900 to 2007
    A child born in the U.S. in 2007 could expect to live 77.9 years, about 30 years longer than a child born in 1900.