What is the Average Age of Death in the US?

In 2020, the average age of death was 73.7 years, slightly down from 73.8 in 2019.

There's a notable variance by ethnicity; Asian Americans averaged 86.6 years, African Americans 71.5 years in 2020.

Marked increase since 1950, when the average was 68.2 years.

By 2024, it's projected to reach 79.3 years.

Reflects overall health, well-being, and healthcare quality.

Other health measures include life expectancy at various ages and cause-specific mortality rates.

Influenced by genetics, lifestyle, environment, and healthcare access.

Events like pandemics can significantly impact it, as seen in 2020.

A key but partial indicator of a population's overall health and longevity.

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