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Life Expectancy

The essential data about life expectancy explained in 11 infographics. Detailed maps and charts covering life expectancy & disease, life expectancy of people, share of population with alcohol and drug use disorders, world causes of death and more. Learn the truth about life expectancy and how it relates to the state of the world on The Global Education Project website with un-biased facts from the most reliable sources.
Life Expectancy & Disease
Clear, factual information on the trends of life expectancy; which diseases are causing what share of deaths in the world and North America; a historical and contemporary look at the AIDS epidemic; alcohol and drug use disorders.
Life Expectancy of People
Share of Population with Alcohol and Drug Use Disorders In 2018, the Center for Disease Control reported that US life expectancy had declined in recent years, a trend largely attributed to drug overdose and suicide. Suicide rates in the US have risen by 30% since 1999.
World Causes of Death
Share of Deaths in North America-Cardiovascular and Cancers
Share of Deaths in the World by Cardiovascular Diseases and Cancers
Aids Deaths Averted From Antiretroviral Drugs 2016
HIV Infections and Aids Deaths 1990-2017
Share of Deaths in North America
Outdoor Air Pollution According to the 2017 Global Burden of Disease study, 3.4 million people died prematurely as a result of outdoor air pollution—more than 3 times the number who died from HIV/AIDS.
Population Infected with HIV


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