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Living longer than ever | A look at the changes in life expectancy trends in India

Recently released SRS data shows India has added 20 years to its life expectancy over the last few decades. The gap in life expectancy between urban and rural areas has also come down

June 13, 2022 / 04:26 PM IST
India had added about 20 years to its life expectancy at birth over a 45-year period during 1970-75 to 2015-19.
India had added about 20 years to its life expectancy at birth over a 45-year period during 1970-75 to 2015-19.
Recently released SRS data shows India has added 20 years to its life expectancy over the last few decades.
Recently released SRS data shows India has added 20 years to its life expectancy over the last few decades.
A look at how life expectancy of an average person has changed in the last 45 years.
A look at how the life expectancy of an average person has changed in the last 45 years.
Gap in life expectancy between urban and rural areas has reduced over the decades.
The gap in life expectancy between urban and rural areas has reduced over the decades.
In 1970-75, the life expectancy at birth for male was more than female but the trend reversed in 1981-85.
In 1970-75, the life expectancy at birth for males was more than for females but the trend reversed in 1981-85.
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first published: Jun 13, 2022 04:26 pm
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