Canada - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in Canada was 83.29 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 83.29 in 2011 and a minimum value of 74.15 in 1960.

Definition: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 74.15
1961 74.45
1962 74.43
1963 74.50
1964 75.08
1965 75.14
1966 75.39
1967 75.66
1968 75.78
1969 76.01
1970 76.25
1971 76.63
1972 76.55
1973 76.83
1974 76.91
1975 77.23
1976 77.59
1977 77.97
1978 78.32
1979 78.59
1980 78.73
1981 79.11
1982 79.23
1983 79.55
1984 79.78
1985 79.73
1986 79.80
1987 80.12
1988 80.20
1989 80.40
1990 80.65
1991 80.77
1992 80.02
1993 80.83
1994 80.93
1995 81.02
1996 81.15
1997 81.40
1998 81.50
1999 81.70
2000 81.90
2001 82.10
2002 82.10
2003 82.40
2004 82.60
2005 82.70
2006 83.00
2007 83.14
2008 83.28
2009 83.02
2010 83.16
2011 83.29

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in Canada was 80.93 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 80.96 in 2008 and a minimum value of 71.13 in 1960.

Definition: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

Source: Derived from male and female life expectancy at birth from sources such as: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 71.13
1961 71.35
1962 71.37
1963 71.38
1964 71.78
1965 71.87
1966 72.00
1967 72.21
1968 72.35
1969 72.50
1970 72.70
1971 73.03
1972 72.93
1973 73.16
1974 73.24
1975 73.52
1976 73.86
1977 74.22
1978 74.53
1979 74.87
1980 75.08
1981 75.48
1982 75.68
1983 76.04
1984 76.32
1985 76.30
1986 76.44
1987 76.74
1988 76.81
1989 77.07
1990 77.38
1991 77.55
1992 77.32
1993 77.69
1994 77.86
1995 77.98
1996 78.23
1997 78.48
1998 78.66
1999 78.88
2000 79.24
2001 79.49
2002 79.59
2003 79.84
2004 80.14
2005 80.29
2006 80.64
2007 80.80
2008 80.96
2009 80.66
2010 80.80
2011 80.93

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in Canada was 78.68 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 78.76 in 2008 and a minimum value of 68.26 in 1960.

Definition: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 68.26
1961 68.39
1962 68.45
1963 68.41
1964 68.63
1965 68.76
1966 68.78
1967 68.92
1968 69.09
1969 69.16
1970 69.32
1971 69.60
1972 69.49
1973 69.67
1974 69.74
1975 69.99
1976 70.30
1977 70.64
1978 70.92
1979 71.32
1980 71.60
1981 72.02
1982 72.30
1983 72.69
1984 73.02
1985 73.04
1986 73.24
1987 73.52
1988 73.58
1989 73.89
1990 74.26
1991 74.49
1992 74.75
1993 74.69
1994 74.94
1995 75.08
1996 75.45
1997 75.70
1998 75.96
1999 76.20
2000 76.70
2001 77.00
2002 77.20
2003 77.40
2004 77.80
2005 78.00
2006 78.40
2007 78.58
2008 78.76
2009 78.41
2010 78.55
2011 78.68

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality