China - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in China was 76.68 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 76.68 in 2013 and a minimum value of 45.11 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 Report (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 45.11
1961 45.64
1962 46.64
1963 48.16
1964 50.16
1965 52.53
1966 55.10
1967 57.65
1968 59.98
1969 61.99
1970 63.61
1971 64.83
1972 65.74
1973 66.44
1974 66.96
1975 67.36
1976 67.66
1977 67.90
1978 68.12
1979 68.35
1980 68.59
1981 68.87
1982 69.14
1983 69.41
1984 69.67
1985 69.93
1986 70.17
1987 70.41
1988 70.64
1989 70.87
1990 71.09
1991 71.29
1992 71.47
1993 71.64
1994 71.81
1995 72.00
1996 72.23
1997 72.51
1998 72.84
1999 73.21
2000 73.62
2001 74.04
2002 74.43
2003 74.78
2004 75.09
2005 75.34
2006 75.55
2007 75.72
2008 75.89
2009 76.05
2010 76.21
2011 76.37
2012 76.52
2013 76.68

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in China was 75.35 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 75.35 in 2013 and a minimum value of 43.47 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 Report (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 43.47
1961 43.78
1962 44.71
1963 46.33
1964 48.58
1965 51.29
1966 54.20
1967 57.01
1968 59.47
1969 61.45
1970 62.91
1971 63.87
1972 64.52
1973 65.00
1974 65.38
1975 65.70
1976 65.99
1977 66.26
1978 66.51
1979 66.76
1980 67.02
1981 67.30
1982 67.57
1983 67.84
1984 68.09
1985 68.34
1986 68.58
1987 68.82
1988 69.04
1989 69.26
1990 69.47
1991 69.66
1992 69.83
1993 69.99
1994 70.15
1995 70.33
1996 70.56
1997 70.86
1998 71.23
1999 71.67
2000 72.14
2001 72.62
2002 73.07
2003 73.47
2004 73.79
2005 74.05
2006 74.26
2007 74.42
2008 74.58
2009 74.73
2010 74.89
2011 75.04
2012 75.20
2013 75.35

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in China was 74.09 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 74.09 in 2013 and a minimum value of 41.90 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 Report (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 41.90
1961 42.01
1962 42.88
1963 44.59
1964 47.08
1965 50.11
1966 53.35
1967 56.41
1968 58.98
1969 60.94
1970 62.24
1971 62.96
1972 63.36
1973 63.64
1974 63.87
1975 64.12
1976 64.41
1977 64.71
1978 64.98
1979 65.25
1980 65.53
1981 65.80
1982 66.08
1983 66.34
1984 66.59
1985 66.83
1986 67.07
1987 67.30
1988 67.52
1989 67.73
1990 67.93
1991 68.11
1992 68.27
1993 68.42
1994 68.56
1995 68.74
1996 68.98
1997 69.30
1998 69.71
1999 70.20
2000 70.73
2001 71.27
2002 71.77
2003 72.21
2004 72.56
2005 72.83
2006 73.03
2007 73.19
2008 73.33
2009 73.48
2010 73.63
2011 73.78
2012 73.94
2013 74.09

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality