It won’t come as a surprise to anyone that human beings have thrived as a species and have well and as a result we are making great advancements in medicine, science and technology that are helping us to extend our lives like never before. The fact is that we have been living longer and longer lives over the last century and this looks like no signs of stopping!
You should take a look at this infographic put together by the people at LifeInsurance.org.uk that makes use of information from World Data to illustrate just how far we have come as a species. You can also see how long you might expect to live based on whereabouts in the world you are as well as what activities you can do to extend your lifespan. As always there is a downside and some activities will drastically reduce life expectancy regardless of where in the world you are.
Infographic from Lifeinsurance.org.uk