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Do women live longer than men? How long? Does it happen everywhere?
Is life expectancy increasing? Everywhere?
Which is the country with the lowest life expectancy?
Which is the one with the highest? In this project, you will answer all these
questions by manipulating and visualizing United Nations life expectancy data using
The dataset can be found here and contains the average life expectancies of men and women by country (in years). It covers four periods: 1985-1990, 1990-1995, 1995-2000, and 2000-2005.
- 1United Nations life expectancy data
- 2Life expectancy of men vs. women by country
- 3Visualize I
- 4Reference lines I
- 5Plot titles and axis labels
- 6Highlighting remarkable countries I
- 7How has life expectancy by gender evolved?
- 8Visualize II
- 9Reference lines II
- 10Highlighting remarkable countries II
Antonio Sánchez ChinchónSee More
Data Scientist at Telefónica
Antonio Sánchez Chinchón is a mathematician and works as a data scientist at Telefónica, where he tries hard to extract value from data every day. He is the creator of Fronkonstin, an unclassifiable blog of mathematical experiments, data science, data art, and R programming. He plays the guitar in a rock band. You can follow him on Twitter @aschinchon.