As of the 23rd May 2022 this website is archived and will receive no further updates. was produced by the Winton programme for the public understanding of risk based in the Statistical Laboratory in the University of Cambridge. The aim was to help improve the way that uncertainty and risk are discussed in society, and show how probability and statistics can be both useful and entertaining.

Many of the animations were produced using Flash and will no longer work.

Link to Survival AnimationOur Survival animation displays life tables. See how your survival prospects have changed over time and how they are affected by age, gender, and behaviour.

See How long are you going to live.

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