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Life expectancy in Austria rises

old womanThe life expectancy in Austria continues to rise. Stronger in the Western parts of Austria than in the Eastern provinces.

The data for such results comes from the new health report. Furthermore the differences in life expectancy between men and women decrease.

The average Austrian man has a life expectancy of 76,5 years. The woman 81,8 years.

Austrians can expect the longest lifetimes in the Western provinces of Vorarlberg and Tirol. The lowest life expectancy can be found in the federal states of Lower Austria, Vienna and Burgenland.

The most frequent causes of death in Austria are cardiovascular diseases (45% of all causes of death). One fourth died because of cancer, 6 percent died because of injuries and poisonings.


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