Average Life Expectancy in China is Now 76.34 Years Old

Average Life Expectancy in China is Now 76.34 Years Old
Jul 25, 2016 By eChinacities.com

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Chinese citizens are living longer than ever, and infants and new mothers have a lower morality rate than in previous years.  

The National Health and Family Planning Commission released the 2015 Health and Family Planning Statistics Bulletin this past Thursday. The bulletin reports that in 2015, the average lifespan for Chinese citizens was 76.34 years old, 1.51 years older than in 2010. In 2015 the average infant mortality rate was 8.1%, down from 8.9% in 2014, and the maternal mortality rate was 20.1/100,000, from 21.7/100.000 in 2014.

Source: thepaper.cn

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Keywords: China life expectancy China infant mortality China maternal mortality

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Guest388182
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purposive sampling no doubt

Aug 04, 2016 08:43 Report Abuse

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retiredinchina
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I find this number startling considering the environmental problems in China, and I think the number is questionable.

Jul 26, 2016 14:09 Report Abuse

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Lord_hanson
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It would be interested to see the figures broken down to a provincial level.

Jul 25, 2016 18:39 Report Abuse