Raj Chetty et al. published a study of the correlation of class and life expectancy that got a lot of press, but I hadn’t actually looked at the original publication until this week. Here is the correlation between life expectancy and class:
Richer people live longer. And the gap between the life expectancy has been growing. It is visible even in just a 13 year time period:
MELI helps track both life expectancy and income and it would help track this kind of change.