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Life Expectancy and Income

Note that increases in life expectancy increase rapidly and then level out. (Click on image to enlarge). ┬áThis indicates that in the developing world there is a strong relationship between growth in income and life expectancy, but once a certain level is reached (around 70 years), the curve flattens out and further increases in income don’t seem to lead to greater life expectancy.

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