Iraq - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in Iraq was 72.20 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 73.78 in 1996 and a minimum value of 48.56 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) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (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 48.56
1961 49.54
1962 50.50
1963 51.46
1964 52.41
1965 53.33
1966 54.23
1967 55.10
1968 55.92
1969 56.70
1970 57.42
1971 58.07
1972 58.66
1973 59.20
1974 59.70
1975 60.18
1976 60.67
1977 61.18
1978 61.74
1979 62.36
1980 63.07
1981 63.90
1982 64.84
1983 65.86
1984 66.93
1985 68.03
1986 69.09
1987 70.07
1988 70.95
1989 71.69
1990 72.29
1991 72.76
1992 73.11
1993 73.39
1994 73.59
1995 73.73
1996 73.78
1997 73.75
1998 73.65
1999 73.49
2000 73.29
2001 73.04
2002 72.76
2003 72.48
2004 72.22
2005 72.01
2006 71.86
2007 71.79
2008 71.79
2009 71.87
2010 72.01
2011 72.20

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in Iraq was 68.98 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 71.31 in 1996 and a minimum value of 48.85 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 Reprot (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 48.85
1961 49.93
1962 50.98
1963 51.98
1964 52.95
1965 53.87
1966 54.74
1967 55.56
1968 56.32
1969 57.02
1970 57.70
1971 58.37
1972 59.06
1973 59.72
1974 60.32
1975 60.72
1976 60.76
1977 60.36
1978 59.56
1979 58.46
1980 57.28
1981 56.33
1982 55.83
1983 55.95
1984 56.72
1985 58.11
1986 59.96
1987 62.03
1988 64.06
1989 65.94
1990 67.53
1991 68.80
1992 69.77
1993 70.50
1994 70.98
1995 71.23
1996 71.31
1997 71.26
1998 71.14
1999 70.97
2000 70.74
2001 70.43
2002 70.03
2003 69.53
2004 68.98
2005 68.46
2006 68.07
2007 67.86
2008 67.87
2009 68.09
2010 68.49
2011 68.98

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in Iraq was 65.93 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 68.96 in 1996 and a minimum value of 46.52 in 1983.

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 Reprot (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 49.13
1961 50.31
1962 51.43
1963 52.48
1964 53.47
1965 54.38
1966 55.22
1967 55.99
1968 56.69
1969 57.33
1970 57.96
1971 58.66
1972 59.43
1973 60.22
1974 60.92
1975 61.24
1976 60.84
1977 59.58
1978 57.49
1979 54.74
1980 51.77
1981 49.12
1982 47.26
1983 46.52
1984 47.00
1985 48.66
1986 51.27
1987 54.36
1988 57.50
1989 60.45
1990 63.00
1991 65.03
1992 66.59
1993 67.74
1994 68.48
1995 68.86
1996 68.96
1997 68.89
1998 68.75
1999 68.56
2000 68.32
2001 67.96
2002 67.42
2003 66.71
2004 65.89
2005 65.09
2006 64.46
2007 64.13
2008 64.14
2009 64.49
2010 65.13
2011 65.93

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality