Silver Book Fact

Death rates for men, 1900 and 2007

Between 1900 and 2007, death rates for men aged 65-74 decreased by 41.6% and by 29.5% for men aged 75-84.

Administration on Aging. A Profile of Older Americans: 2014; 2015. https://www.acl.gov/sites/default/files/Aging%20and%20Disability%20in%20America/2014-Profile.pdf. Accessed July 1, 2015

Reference

Title
A Profile of Older Americans: 2014
Publication Date
2015
Authors
Administration on Aging
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Life Expectancy

Related Facts

  • Americans Are Living Longer
    Americans Are Living Longer  
  • Life expectancy in 2012
    According to a 2012 study, life expectancy at 65 as well as 85 has increased.  
  • Life expectancy at age 85 by gender
    Women age 85 in the U.S. can expect to live an additional 7.2 years; men an additional 6.1 years.  
  • Average life expectancy in 2007
    In 2007, the average life expectancy is 77.9 years (around 30 years longer than in 1900).  
  • Death rates for men, 1900 and 2007
    Between 1900 and 2007, death rates for men aged 65-74 decreased by 41.6% and by 29.5% for men aged 75-84.