Overall, the life expectancy was the highest in Japan and lowest in Indonesia. The increase in life expectancy was greater in Indonesia than in other countries.
In 2008, the people of Japan had a much higher life expectancy, which was close to 82 years, whereas the people of Indonesia had the lowest life expectancy rate of about 70 years. The life expectancy of people in Korea was higher by nearly two years than that of the people in the USA, with approximately 77 years of life expectancy.
Between 1953 and 2008, the life expectancy of people in Indonesia showed a remarkable increase of 15.7 years, while a growth of 12.5 years can be observed in Korea. While the USA saw the lowest rise in life expectancy with three years, it was slightly greater in Japan than in the USA by 0.5 years.