In 2021, it’s expected that Canadians will reach 100 years average life expectancy. Half of the 20 years olds today will live a full century - almost putting them into 2100. That’s a 30 year increase from less than a century ago. Firsthand looks at these facts and more, and asked for an infographic laying it out.
The first version had a more lengthy and earthy feel. In the end Firsthand chose a cleaner and more concise version. There’s a lot of ways to display numerically dense information, and for a documentary project like this the primary concern was clarity.