The Future of Human Longevity

Project: Research

Project Details


The project will deliver a written report that clearly summarises the current views of mortality researchers on the future trajectory of human longevity.

Layman's description

Writing a brief summary of the recent literature on the prospects for mortality change.

Key findings

A range of recent studies for Australia have projected further improvement in mortality, future increase in life expectancy, albeit with gains reducing over future time, and a narrowing of the extent to which female life expectancy at birth exceeds that for males.
Short titleMortality
Effective start/end date8/06/1830/06/18