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Life expectancy rises to 72 in Bangladesh -The Asian Age

The average life expectancy of the people of Bangladesh has risen by a year to 72 years from 71.6 year.

The report, titled ‘Report on Bangladesh Sample Vital Statistics’, released in the Bangladesh Statistical Bureau (BBS) auditorium in the capital on Wednesday revealed that life expectancy has increased by seven months since 2016.

According to statistics, women's average age is higher than men. At present, the average life expectancy of women is 73 years 5 months, while 70 years and 6 months for men.