Iraq - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in Iraq was 73.18 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 73.18 in 2013 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) 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 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 60.77
1976 61.31
1977 61.90
1978 62.54
1979 63.26
1980 64.04
1981 64.91
1982 65.84
1983 66.80
1984 67.77
1985 68.70
1986 69.56
1987 70.33
1988 70.99
1989 71.54
1990 71.97
1991 72.30
1992 72.55
1993 72.75
1994 72.91
1995 73.02
1996 73.10
1997 73.13
1998 73.11
1999 73.05
2000 72.95
2001 72.83
2002 72.70
2003 72.56
2004 72.43
2005 72.33
2006 72.28
2007 72.28
2008 72.34
2009 72.45
2010 72.60
2011 72.78
2012 72.98
2013 73.18

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in Iraq was 69.47 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 71.04 in 1997 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) 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 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 60.99
1976 61.23
1977 61.24
1978 61.04
1979 60.68
1980 60.29
1981 60.04
1982 60.04
1983 60.38
1984 61.08
1985 62.11
1986 63.38
1987 64.76
1988 66.11
1989 67.34
1990 68.40
1991 69.25
1992 69.91
1993 70.41
1994 70.75
1995 70.95
1996 71.03
1997 71.04
1998 71.00
1999 70.93
2000 70.83
2001 70.67
2002 70.43
2003 70.12
2004 69.77
2005 69.41
2006 69.09
2007 68.86
2008 68.73
2009 68.73
2010 68.83
2011 69.02
2012 69.24
2013 69.47

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in Iraq was 65.94 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 69.06 in 1996 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) 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 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 56.72
1981 55.39
1982 54.51
1983 54.27
1984 54.71
1985 55.83
1986 57.50
1987 59.46
1988 61.45
1989 63.35
1990 65.01
1991 66.35
1992 67.40
1993 68.18
1994 68.70
1995 68.97
1996 69.06
1997 69.05
1998 69.00
1999 68.92
2000 68.81
2001 68.60
2002 68.27
2003 67.81
2004 67.24
2005 66.62
2006 66.05
2007 65.60
2008 65.30
2009 65.19
2010 65.24
2011 65.43
2012 65.68
2013 65.94

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality