Have you ever wondered if there’s any truth to the myth that women live longer than men? Well, we’re here to tell you there is.
According to Cosmos Magazine journalist Ellen Phiddian, boys born in 2021 are expected to live until the age of 81.3 years of age while girls are expected to live until around 85.4 years of age.
So, the age gap between men and women is real and according to experts, is universal; but why does it exist and is there any way for us to increase our life expectancy?
Why do woman live longer than men? And what about gender diverse people?
For babies born from 2021 onwards, we know that life expectancy is between 81-86 years of age, but lucky for those reading this article – our life expectancy is actually longer and gets higher the older you get.