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Data: Israeli Life Expectancy Growing

JNS.orgIsraeli life expectancy rose by more than two years per person over the past decade, to 83.6 years for women and 79.9 years for men, according to data released Monday by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics.

In the past four decades, female life expectacy in Israel rose by 8.9 years, and male life expectancy rose by 8.7 years. As of 2011, Israel has been fourth in the world for life expetancy, tied with Sweden, among states belonging to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

According to the data, more than 28 percent of Israelis are under the age of 14. In 2012, the median age for Israelis was 29.6 years, Haaretz reported.

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Source: The Algemeiner

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