India - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in India was 69.86 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 69.86 in 2015 and a minimum value of 40.42 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 40.42
1961 41.04
1962 41.67
1963 42.31
1964 42.97
1965 43.64
1966 44.33
1967 45.02
1968 45.73
1969 46.44
1970 47.16
1971 47.89
1972 48.63
1973 49.37
1974 50.11
1975 50.84
1976 51.54
1977 52.22
1978 52.85
1979 53.44
1980 53.97
1981 54.45
1982 54.89
1983 55.29
1984 55.66
1985 56.03
1986 56.42
1987 56.83
1988 57.28
1989 57.77
1990 58.29
1991 58.85
1992 59.43
1993 60.00
1994 60.57
1995 61.12
1996 61.65
1997 62.14
1998 62.62
1999 63.06
2000 63.49
2001 63.89
2002 64.27
2003 64.66
2004 65.04
2005 65.43
2006 65.85
2007 66.29
2008 66.75
2009 67.23
2010 67.72
2011 68.20
2012 68.66
2013 69.09
2014 69.49
2015 69.86

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in India was 68.35 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 68.35 in 2015 and a minimum value of 41.17 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 41.17
1961 41.79
1962 42.42
1963 43.05
1964 43.70
1965 44.35
1966 45.02
1967 45.69
1968 46.37
1969 47.05
1970 47.73
1971 48.41
1972 49.09
1973 49.76
1974 50.42
1975 51.07
1976 51.69
1977 52.28
1978 52.85
1979 53.38
1980 53.87
1981 54.33
1982 54.74
1983 55.13
1984 55.50
1985 55.86
1986 56.23
1987 56.62
1988 57.03
1989 57.47
1990 57.94
1991 58.44
1992 58.95
1993 59.45
1994 59.95
1995 60.44
1996 60.92
1997 61.37
1998 61.81
1999 62.23
2000 62.63
2001 63.02
2002 63.40
2003 63.77
2004 64.15
2005 64.52
2006 64.91
2007 65.30
2008 65.70
2009 66.10
2010 66.51
2011 66.90
2012 67.29
2013 67.66
2014 68.01
2015 68.35

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in India was 66.91 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 66.91 in 2015 and a minimum value of 41.89 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 41.89
1961 42.51
1962 43.13
1963 43.76
1964 44.40
1965 45.03
1966 45.68
1967 46.33
1968 46.98
1969 47.63
1970 48.27
1971 48.90
1972 49.53
1973 50.13
1974 50.72
1975 51.29
1976 51.83
1977 52.35
1978 52.85
1979 53.33
1980 53.78
1981 54.21
1982 54.61
1983 54.99
1984 55.35
1985 55.70
1986 56.05
1987 56.42
1988 56.80
1989 57.20
1990 57.61
1991 58.05
1992 58.49
1993 58.93
1994 59.37
1995 59.80
1996 60.22
1997 60.63
1998 61.04
1999 61.43
2000 61.82
2001 62.19
2002 62.57
2003 62.94
2004 63.30
2005 63.66
2006 64.01
2007 64.36
2008 64.70
2009 65.03
2010 65.35
2011 65.67
2012 65.99
2013 66.30
2014 66.61
2015 66.91

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality