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Childhood Expectancy And Its Effects On The Average Life Expectancy

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Introduction: Does the percentage of population at/below poverty rate affect the average life expectancy in different countries? The raw data was collected at a secondary source online. The poverty rates was collected at the golbalissues.org and the world fact book, which are reputable sources. The life expectancy was collected from the world health organization which is also a trustworthy source and wikipedia.

The hypothesis is that many countries who have a low percentage of their population in poverty have a higher life expectancy. While countries who have a higher percentage of their population in poverty have a lower life expectancy.

Background Information: Poverty is basically people who lack the essential resources to live a moderately healthy lifestyle. They find it hard to survive and lack food, shelter and water. Some countries have social welfare, however most countries do not have this the of luxury because they are either under developed or just developing countries. While life expectancy is the average amount of years a person may live based on demographic factors, gender and many other standards. Over the past decade it has been very noticeable that the countries that had a good economy, were developed, had an education, a good healthcare system and the essential necessities had a higher life expectancy. Analysis: From the raw data that was taken the average life expectancy was 69.868 years, the mode was 74.5, the median was 73.5, the lowest
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