Changes in life expectancy for people born since 1960

Posted to Reddit's Data is Beautiful subreddit (cf.), this animated map shows the growth in life expectancy for children born since 1960. Things get better, slowly. I'd expected to see declines in some parts of the world, and there are some temporary setbacks -- post-Soviet Russia drowning in the 1990s and subsaharan Africa at the height of the AIDS crisis, for example -- but it appears that nowhere is worse off now than in the past.

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