Broken Limits to Life Expectancy

Experts have repeatedly predicted that human life expectancy soon will reach a ceiling, but they have been proven wrong every time. Annual increase in life expectancy has not slowed down, and it continues to increase by 3 months every year.

Is life expectancy approaching its limit? Many—including individuals planning their retirement and officials responsible for health and social policy—believe it is. The evidence suggests otherwise.



Published May 28, 2017 5:45 PM - Last modified May 28, 2017 5:45 PM