Portugal: Life expectancy lifts 2.44 years in a decade

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Life Expectancy

Lisbon, May 29 (Lusa) – Life expectancy in Portugal has increased 2.44 years in the last decade, with men gaining another three years on average and women two years, the Portuguese National Statistics Institute (INE) said on Monday.

Out of the population as a whole, life expectancy at 65 is now another 19.31 years, with men going on for 17.44 years after retirement age and women for another 20.73 years. These figures are 1.42 years and 1.31 years respectively.

In the same period, life expectancy at birth was 80.62 years for the entire population, 77.61 years for men and 83.33 years for women.