One crude indicator: life expectancy numbers have tended to stagnate in the U.S. in recent years.
Other studies have found that professional football players have a life expectancy in the mid-50s.
When FDR implemented Social Security with an implement age of 65, the life expectancy was 63.
The CIA Factbook now ranks the U.S. 50th in the world for life expectancy, just ahead of Taiwan but behind Portugal.
Altogether, the life expectancy of Americans under age 50 ranks at the bottom of the advanced world.
This can only be true, of course, because the life expectancy of modern computers is quite long, certainly over five years.
But remarriage was common because the life expectancy after birth was about 35 years.
As near as he could figure, his life expectancy in this body was down to three days, Earth style.
If we extended their life expectancy, their best men would live to be of additional use to planet development.
And after all, it was only thirty years out of a life expectancy of a hundred and fifty.
life expectancy n.
The number of years that one is expected to live as determined by statistics.