John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton
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Ten random things: July 30

Ten countries with higher life expectancies than the United States:

  1. Australia (79.2 years)
  2. Belgium (78.8)
  3. Netherlands (78.3)
  4. Barbados (77.2)
  5. Iceland (79.8)
  6. Spain (79.3)
  7. Switzerland (79.1)
  8. Norway (78.9)
  9. Austria (78.5)
  10. Germany (78.3)

The US is 37th overall, with an average life expectancy of 77.1 years. First on the list is Andorra, 83.5 years; at the bottom, Zambia, 32.4 years. Source: Pocket World in Figures 2005.

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