What is the Average Life Expectancy for a 65-year-old?

Did you know life expectancy increases with age? It’s true! At birth, the average life expectancy for boys and girls is around 75 and 80, respectively. But every year you live, your life expectancy increases. So our question is this: What is the average life expectancy for a 65-year-old man and woman? 

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For females, the average 65-year-old can expect to live to 86 years old, and males can expect to live to 83. According to the CDC, as of 2019, a 65-year-old woman lived an average of an additional 20.8 years, and 65-year-old men lived an average of an additional 18.2 years.

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