Iraq - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in Iraq was 71.85 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 71.85 in 2015 and a minimum value of 47.56 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 47.56
1961 48.68
1962 49.82
1963 50.96
1964 52.11
1965 53.25
1966 54.34
1967 55.37
1968 56.32
1969 57.18
1970 57.95
1971 58.62
1972 59.21
1973 59.75
1974 60.26
1975 60.78
1976 61.35
1977 61.97
1978 62.67
1979 63.42
1980 64.22
1981 65.00
1982 65.74
1983 66.41
1984 66.99
1985 67.49
1986 67.94
1987 68.36
1988 68.78
1989 69.20
1990 69.63
1991 70.06
1992 70.48
1993 70.87
1994 71.21
1995 71.48
1996 71.66
1997 71.75
1998 71.74
1999 71.66
2000 71.52
2001 71.36
2002 71.21
2003 71.10
2004 71.03
2005 71.02
2006 71.05
2007 71.10
2008 71.15
2009 71.20
2010 71.26
2011 71.33
2012 71.42
2013 71.54
2014 71.68
2015 71.85

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in Iraq was 69.59 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 69.59 in 2015 and a minimum value of 48.03 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 48.03
1961 49.23
1962 50.42
1963 51.59
1964 52.74
1965 53.84
1966 54.89
1967 55.85
1968 56.72
1969 57.49
1970 58.19
1971 58.83
1972 59.44
1973 60.02
1974 60.56
1975 61.00
1976 61.25
1977 61.28
1978 61.10
1979 60.76
1980 60.38
1981 60.10
1982 60.05
1983 60.29
1984 60.84
1985 61.66
1986 62.66
1987 63.70
1988 64.68
1989 65.53
1990 66.24
1991 66.81
1992 67.30
1993 67.75
1994 68.15
1995 68.50
1996 68.78
1997 69.00
1998 69.13
1999 69.19
2000 69.18
2001 69.09
2002 68.94
2003 68.76
2004 68.56
2005 68.38
2006 68.26
2007 68.20
2008 68.22
2009 68.32
2010 68.49
2011 68.71
2012 68.95
2013 69.18
2014 69.40
2015 69.59

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in Iraq was 67.44 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 67.44 in 2015 and a minimum value of 48.48 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 48.48
1961 49.76
1962 50.99
1963 52.19
1964 53.33
1965 54.41
1966 55.40
1967 56.30
1968 57.09
1969 57.79
1970 58.42
1971 59.03
1972 59.66
1973 60.28
1974 60.85
1975 61.20
1976 61.15
1977 60.61
1978 59.60
1979 58.22
1980 56.73
1981 55.44
1982 54.63
1983 54.47
1984 54.98
1985 56.10
1986 57.63
1987 59.27
1988 60.77
1989 62.04
1990 63.01
1991 63.72
1992 64.28
1993 64.78
1994 65.23
1995 65.66
1996 66.04
1997 66.38
1998 66.65
1999 66.85
2000 66.95
2001 66.93
2002 66.78
2003 66.53
2004 66.21
2005 65.87
2006 65.60
2007 65.44
2008 65.43
2009 65.58
2010 65.86
2011 66.22
2012 66.60
2013 66.94
2014 67.23
2015 67.44

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality