Risk of dying young down from 14% in 1970 to 5% in 2010. Chances of dying before 50 were 28% in 1970, but half that now

Source: Richard Peto, Alan D. Lopez, Ole F. Norheim via https://www.businessinsider.com.au/whats-the-best-time-in-history-to-be-born-2014-9#F01rlibqsBS8JZAP.99

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