A tale of two mortality decades

This post updates data for New Zealand.  It shows how much the rate of improvement in mortality has slowed in the years 2010-2018 compared to 2000-2010.

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Why are life expectancy gains stalling?

Is a slowdown of life expectancy gains really something to worry about, or is it only to be anticipated now that lives are so long?

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Life expectancy worries – in some places

In some countries, life expectancy improvements are now not just slowing down, but for some groups within national populations, stalling and even going backwards.  This post confirms New Zealand has fared better than Australia, and both are in a better position than Great Britain (GB).

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