Israelis' life expectancy has risen by two years over past decade
The average age of marriage and of first-time mothers is also going up, according to data published by the Central Bureau of Statistics.
Life expectancy in Israel rose by more than two years in the past decade, to 79.9 years for men and 83.6 for women. Since the late 1970s life expectancy for Israelis rose by 8.7 years for men and 8.9 years for women. This, according to data released on Monday by the Central Bureau of Statistics.