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IN STATS: Life expectancy gap grows in Sweden

Sweden's national statistics agency has examined life expectancy. Photo: Hasse Holmberg/TT

Published: 10.Oct.2018 07:58 hrs

Your level of education – and whether you're single or 'sambo' – is one of the factors that may determine how long you've got left to live, according to these stats. Are you brave enough to read this article?

Sweden's national number-crunching agency Statistics Sweden has examined remaining life expectancy for various groups of the Swedish population. Here's what they found.

A 30-year-old woman who had not gone on to study beyond the first nine compulsory years in the Swedish school system had on average 51 years left to live, based on last year's figures.

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