China - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in China was 77.55 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 77.55 in 2015 and a minimum value of 44.76 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) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database, and (6) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme.

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Year Value
1960 44.76
1961 45.07
1962 45.81
1963 47.05
1964 48.76
1965 50.83
1966 53.08
1967 55.31
1968 57.34
1969 59.09
1970 60.52
1971 61.65
1972 62.60
1973 63.46
1974 64.25
1975 65.00
1976 65.71
1977 66.36
1978 66.96
1979 67.51
1980 68.01
1981 68.46
1982 68.85
1983 69.19
1984 69.49
1985 69.75
1986 69.98
1987 70.18
1988 70.37
1989 70.55
1990 70.73
1991 70.92
1992 71.12
1993 71.33
1994 71.55
1995 71.80
1996 72.08
1997 72.38
1998 72.72
1999 73.08
2000 73.45
2001 73.84
2002 74.24
2003 74.62
2004 75.00
2005 75.34
2006 75.66
2007 75.94
2008 76.19
2009 76.41
2010 76.61
2011 76.79
2012 76.97
2013 77.15
2014 77.35
2015 77.55

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in China was 75.99 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 75.99 in 2015 and a minimum value of 43.35 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) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database, and (6) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme.

See also:

Year Value
1960 43.35
1961 43.67
1962 44.40
1963 45.58
1964 47.19
1965 49.14
1966 51.28
1967 53.43
1968 55.43
1969 57.19
1970 58.68
1971 59.91
1972 60.96
1973 61.91
1974 62.77
1975 63.56
1976 64.28
1977 64.94
1978 65.52
1979 66.05
1980 66.52
1981 66.94
1982 67.31
1983 67.63
1984 67.91
1985 68.16
1986 68.37
1987 68.56
1988 68.73
1989 68.88
1990 69.03
1991 69.18
1992 69.34
1993 69.51
1994 69.70
1995 69.93
1996 70.20
1997 70.52
1998 70.89
1999 71.30
2000 71.73
2001 72.18
2002 72.61
2003 73.03
2004 73.42
2005 73.77
2006 74.07
2007 74.34
2008 74.58
2009 74.80
2010 75.01
2011 75.20
2012 75.39
2013 75.59
2014 75.78
2015 75.99

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in China was 74.50 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 74.50 in 2015 and a minimum value of 42.01 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) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database, and (6) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme.

See also:

Year Value
1960 42.01
1961 42.35
1962 43.05
1963 44.17
1964 45.69
1965 47.53
1966 49.57
1967 51.64
1968 53.61
1969 55.39
1970 56.93
1971 58.25
1972 59.39
1973 60.43
1974 61.35
1975 62.19
1976 62.93
1977 63.58
1978 64.15
1979 64.66
1980 65.10
1981 65.49
1982 65.84
1983 66.14
1984 66.41
1985 66.64
1986 66.84
1987 67.02
1988 67.16
1989 67.29
1990 67.41
1991 67.53
1992 67.65
1993 67.78
1994 67.94
1995 68.14
1996 68.41
1997 68.75
1998 69.15
1999 69.60
2000 70.09
2001 70.59
2002 71.07
2003 71.52
2004 71.92
2005 72.27
2006 72.56
2007 72.82
2008 73.05
2009 73.27
2010 73.48
2011 73.69
2012 73.89
2013 74.09
2014 74.29
2015 74.50

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality