外文标题：At 65, Indian life expectancy up 8yrs since 1990
NEW DELHI: An average Indian (factoring in both genders) lived eight years longer in 2009, compared to two decades ago. However, that figure was still three years less than the global average life expectancy (LE).
An average Indian woman lived three years more than her male counterpart in 2009. While a woman lived for 66 years, the LE of an Indian man stood at 63 years. At the turn of the century, an Indian woman lived for 62 years while a man lived till 60.
According to the World Health Organization's health statistics 2011, released late on Friday, an average Indian lived till 65 years in 2009. In comparison, an average Indian lived for 57 years in 1990 and 61 years in 2000.
Globally, the average life expectancy at birth stood at 68 years in 2009 — an increase by two years since 2000.
Ashwin S (Mumbai)
Shortly Life expectancy will be directly related to the depth of your pocket
Try to improve the QUALITY of life now!
Raghava Rao Karavadi (Vijayawada-)
In our boyhood that is during 1952 to 1960 or so even a forty five year man used to be called as an Old Fellow.If he or she crosses 50 years the imagination was that he or she would with a stick to support.. NOw the social life has changed. Even after 60 people are active inspite of health problems like diabetes,BP,cholesterol,arthritis and so on.The impact of Colour Television is so much that even women of 60 years age are trying to look young.
Congress ka haath (kormar)
Indians are living longer because the inflation is so high that no one can afford to eat full stomach and they have to work harder to earn their bread. No wonder the health is becoming better due to less food and more work.
Bharat vamsi (Tamilnadu , INDIA) replies to Congress ka haath
Result of more than six decades of congress rule ?????