BLUFThe current life expectancy for Australians in 2022 is 85.4 for females and 81.3 years for males—however, in 2023, life expectancy at birth is likely to fall by about six months.
Emma Pollard writing for ABC News, makes the following points:
- Australia’s life expectancy did well in the first two years of COVID-19.
- Obesity and climate change could reduce future life expectancy.
- In every country and age group, women have a longer life expectancy than men.
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References from the Web:
- AUG 2022 Life Expectancy: Why we are living longer than ever- HCF
- NOV 2022 Life expectancy hits a new high-Australian Bureau of Statistics