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Life expectancy of the Sri Lankans increasing

Jun 27, 2010 11:51:25 AM - itnnews.lk

The life expectancy of the Sri Lankans is recorded to be increasing with the economic development.

According to life expectancy index, the maximum life expectancy of the Sri Lankans was recorded as 73 years during last year. It has been increased up to 74 years this year. Economists attribute the situation to the fall of infant death rate due to progress made in a number of sectors including Health and Education and the decrease in the rate of maternal deaths.