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A pension/retirement-plan company in the UK has analyzed its database and cross-checked it with the number of folk popping-their-clogs and come up with a stat that 50% of 30 year olds today could live to 100.

A pension/retirement-plan company in the UK has analyzed its database and cross-checked it with the number of folk popping-their-clogs and come up with a stat that 50% of 30 year olds today could live to 100. The Telegraph reports:

As many as half of all 30 year olds alive in Britain today could live to be 100, according to pension buy-out expert Paternoster.

The startling statistic is based on analysis of data derived from around 600,000 people on defined benefit pensions schemes, as well as general UK population data.

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