Life expectancy in our country is increasingIn our country the human life expectancy is showing a gradual increase during the last quarter of the century. In 1990 it was 59.0 and in 2016 the same is 68.6. That means a person lives almost ten years more on this earth in India. If this is examined sex-wise the figures are 58.3 and 66.9 for males and 59.7 and 70.3 for females. Females are living here more years.
If the life span figures of States are separately looked into Kerala State comes to the top. In 1990 men lived up to 67.6 years while in 2016 This figure became 73.8. In the case of females the respective figures are 74.5 and 78.7. The lowest figures are reported from U.P. State. Males in UP lived up to 54.9 and 64.6 In 1990 and 2016, while in the case of females the figures are 53.5 and 66.8 respectively.