India - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in India was 68.25 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 68.25 in 2013 and a minimum value of 40.39 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 40.39
1961 41.13
1962 41.88
1963 42.64
1964 43.43
1965 44.21
1966 45.01
1967 45.79
1968 46.57
1969 47.34
1970 48.11
1971 48.90
1972 49.70
1973 50.53
1974 51.37
1975 52.19
1976 52.98
1977 53.71
1978 54.37
1979 54.94
1980 55.44
1981 55.87
1982 56.24
1983 56.59
1984 56.91
1985 57.23
1986 57.56
1987 57.89
1988 58.23
1989 58.59
1990 58.96
1991 59.36
1992 59.77
1993 60.19
1994 60.63
1995 61.07
1996 61.52
1997 61.98
1998 62.44
1999 62.90
2000 63.37
2001 63.83
2002 64.30
2003 64.77
2004 65.23
2005 65.67
2006 66.09
2007 66.48
2008 66.84
2009 67.17
2010 67.47
2011 67.74
2012 68.00
2013 68.25

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in India was 66.46 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 66.46 in 2013 and a minimum value of 41.38 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 41.38
1961 42.11
1962 42.85
1963 43.61
1964 44.37
1965 45.14
1966 45.90
1967 46.66
1968 47.40
1969 48.12
1970 48.84
1971 49.56
1972 50.29
1973 51.02
1974 51.76
1975 52.48
1976 53.17
1977 53.82
1978 54.40
1979 54.92
1980 55.38
1981 55.78
1982 56.14
1983 56.48
1984 56.80
1985 57.11
1986 57.41
1987 57.69
1988 57.97
1989 58.25
1990 58.53
1991 58.82
1992 59.14
1993 59.47
1994 59.82
1995 60.19
1996 60.57
1997 60.97
1998 61.37
1999 61.77
2000 62.16
2001 62.56
2002 62.95
2003 63.34
2004 63.72
2005 64.10
2006 64.46
2007 64.79
2008 65.11
2009 65.41
2010 65.69
2011 65.96
2012 66.21
2013 66.46

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in India was 64.75 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 64.75 in 2013 and a minimum value of 42.33 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 42.33
1961 43.05
1962 43.78
1963 44.53
1964 45.27
1965 46.02
1966 46.76
1967 47.48
1968 48.19
1969 48.87
1970 49.54
1971 50.19
1972 50.85
1973 51.50
1974 52.14
1975 52.76
1976 53.36
1977 53.92
1978 54.43
1979 54.90
1980 55.32
1981 55.70
1982 56.05
1983 56.38
1984 56.69
1985 56.99
1986 57.26
1987 57.50
1988 57.72
1989 57.92
1990 58.12
1991 58.32
1992 58.54
1993 58.78
1994 59.05
1995 59.35
1996 59.67
1997 60.01
1998 60.35
1999 60.68
2000 61.02
2001 61.34
2002 61.66
2003 61.98
2004 62.30
2005 62.60
2006 62.90
2007 63.19
2008 63.47
2009 63.74
2010 64.00
2011 64.26
2012 64.51
2013 64.75

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality