# life expectancy

• ## Life Expectancy of Pets

When looking into getting a pet, it’s important to consider life expectancy. You probably don’t want to accidentally sign up for a twenty-year commitment with an impulse adoption at the pet store.

• ## About that one-year decline in life expectancy

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report that said life…

• ## Finding the New Age, for Your Age

You’ve probably heard the lines about how “40 is the new 30” or “30 is the new 20.” What is this based on? I tried to solve the problem using life expectancy data. Your age is the new age.

• ## Sum of life’s parts

What if you relived life’s activities in big clumps? Thirty years of sleeping…

• ## Counting your days left with emoji

While we’re on the topic of life expectancy, Tim Urban of Wait But…

• ## How You Will Die

So far we’ve seen when you will die and how other people tend to die. Now let’s put the two together to see how and when you will die, given your sex, race, and age.

• ## Years You Have Left to Live, Probably

The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.

• ## Your life in jellybeans

Using the effective jellybean method, Ze Frank describes the finite time we have.…

• ## Girls expected to live shorter lives in some counties?

We’ve seen life expectancy at the country and state levels, but the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation recently released life expectancy data at the county level.

• ## Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.

• ## Who spends the most years in retirement?

Early retirement. That’s what most people want, unless you’re lucky enough to love…

• ## How Long People Live in America

In this graphic, we take a look at some data on how long…