Kenya - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in Kenya was 58.26 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 61.60 in 1987 and a minimum value of 48.34 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 48.34
1961 49.05
1962 49.74
1963 50.40
1964 51.02
1965 51.60
1966 52.16
1967 52.71
1968 53.26
1969 53.83
1970 54.40
1971 54.97
1972 55.53
1973 56.08
1974 56.61
1975 57.13
1976 57.64
1977 58.17
1978 58.69
1979 59.21
1980 59.71
1981 60.18
1982 60.59
1983 60.95
1984 61.23
1985 61.42
1986 61.55
1987 61.60
1988 61.58
1989 61.48
1990 61.25
1991 60.87
1992 60.31
1993 59.58
1994 58.72
1995 57.76
1996 56.74
1997 55.72
1998 54.77
1999 53.96
2000 53.34
2001 52.98
2002 52.87
2003 53.00
2004 53.35
2005 53.89
2006 54.58
2007 55.35
2008 56.14
2009 56.92
2010 57.63
2011 58.26

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in Kenya was 57.08 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 59.68 in 1987 and a minimum value of 46.36 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 46.36
1961 47.01
1962 47.65
1963 48.27
1964 48.86
1965 49.43
1966 49.98
1967 50.53
1968 51.09
1969 51.66
1970 52.24
1971 52.81
1972 53.39
1973 53.95
1974 54.49
1975 55.03
1976 55.57
1977 56.12
1978 56.67
1979 57.22
1980 57.74
1981 58.23
1982 58.66
1983 59.03
1984 59.31
1985 59.51
1986 59.63
1987 59.68
1988 59.66
1989 59.55
1990 59.34
1991 58.98
1992 58.46
1993 57.80
1994 57.02
1995 56.15
1996 55.24
1997 54.34
1998 53.51
1999 52.81
2000 52.30
2001 52.02
2002 51.97
2003 52.13
2004 52.48
2005 53.01
2006 53.66
2007 54.39
2008 55.12
2009 55.84
2010 56.50
2011 57.08

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in Kenya was 55.96 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 57.85 in 1987 and a minimum value of 44.48 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 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 44.48
1961 45.07
1962 45.66
1963 46.24
1964 46.80
1965 47.36
1966 47.91
1967 48.46
1968 49.03
1969 49.60
1970 50.18
1971 50.76
1972 51.34
1973 51.92
1974 52.48
1975 53.04
1976 53.60
1977 54.17
1978 54.75
1979 55.32
1980 55.87
1981 56.38
1982 56.82
1983 57.20
1984 57.49
1985 57.69
1986 57.80
1987 57.85
1988 57.82
1989 57.72
1990 57.52
1991 57.18
1992 56.71
1993 56.10
1994 55.40
1995 54.62
1996 53.81
1997 53.02
1998 52.31
1999 51.72
2000 51.31
2001 51.10
2002 51.10
2003 51.30
2004 51.66
2005 52.17
2006 52.79
2007 53.47
2008 54.15
2009 54.81
2010 55.42
2011 55.96

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality