A Glimpse of Life Expectancy at Birth in Eastern Mediterranean by Western Michigan University

This visual story isn't just about numbers – it's about progress, how lives shortened or expanded, and how things change. The blue circles compares the average life expectancy in 2009, and a decade later. Some countries faced tough times like wars and hardships, causing a dip in the average lifespan between 2009 and 2019. Each of these curved boxes holds the secrets of 2019, giving us a detailed look into the lives of men and women from that year, highlighting the trend of men living longer than women.