BEACON TRANSCRIPT- The life expectancy is starting to increase. Scientists predict that in less than 15 years, the average life expectancy is going to be 90. Although a few decades ago living for so long was almost impossible, now it is going to become just an average number.
The fact that the average life expectancy is going to reach 90 is going to be made possible by the medical advances. The technology that is used in medicine is becoming more and more effective and a lot of diseases can now be treated.
The ones that are going to live the longest are going to be from South Korea. This new study shows that people in South Korea can reach the age of 90, especially women. This is because they have invested a lot in their health care.
The US is expected to have one of the lowest life expectancy rates in the western world. This is due to the fact that in the US, there are a lot of cases of homicide, obesity, and relatively high mother and child mortality rates.
Another great and surprising news is that scientists believe the people will be able to reach the age of 120 years. The average life expectancy is going to reach 120 in a number of years. Despite the fact that scientists mentioned this, they did not say when this is going to happen.
Researchers from the Imperial College London used longevity and death trends to estimate the average life expectancy in more than 30 developed countries by 2030. They mentioned that most people believe the limit was 90. Now it turns out that 90 is going to be the average life expectancy.
The scientists who completed this study mentioned that the people who are going to be born in the UK in 2030 are expected to live more than 85 years. The team of researchers predicted that a girl that is going to be born in South Korea in 2030 is going to live to 91.
Women have a higher life expectancy than men. The researchers showed that women will probably live longer than 90 years. Men are expected to live around 85 years. The countries that have a higher life expectancy are South Korea, Australia, Canada, and New Zeeland.
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