Kenya - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in Kenya was 64.08 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 64.08 in 2015 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) 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 48.34
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 56.07
1974 56.60
1975 57.12
1976 57.64
1977 58.18
1978 58.73
1979 59.27
1980 59.80
1981 60.30
1982 60.74
1983 61.11
1984 61.38
1985 61.55
1986 61.61
1987 61.58
1988 61.44
1989 61.18
1990 60.77
1991 60.16
1992 59.34
1993 58.34
1994 57.20
1995 55.98
1996 54.77
1997 53.63
1998 52.67
1999 51.94
2000 51.51
2001 51.45
2002 51.72
2003 52.29
2004 53.11
2005 54.14
2006 55.30
2007 56.53
2008 57.74
2009 58.90
2010 59.95
2011 60.91
2012 61.79
2013 62.62
2014 63.39
2015 64.08

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in Kenya was 62.13 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 62.13 in 2015 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) 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 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 52.23
1971 52.81
1972 53.38
1973 53.93
1974 54.48
1975 55.02
1976 55.57
1977 56.13
1978 56.71
1979 57.28
1980 57.83
1981 58.35
1982 58.80
1983 59.17
1984 59.44
1985 59.60
1986 59.65
1987 59.60
1988 59.45
1989 59.20
1990 58.80
1991 58.23
1992 57.47
1993 56.56
1994 55.53
1995 54.46
1996 53.40
1997 52.44
1998 51.64
1999 51.07
2000 50.79
2001 50.82
2002 51.16
2003 51.75
2004 52.55
2005 53.52
2006 54.59
2007 55.70
2008 56.78
2009 57.80
2010 58.72
2011 59.53
2012 60.27
2013 60.95
2014 61.58
2015 62.13

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in Kenya was 60.28 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 60.28 in 2015 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) 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 44.48
1961 45.07
1962 45.66
1963 46.24
1964 46.81
1965 47.36
1966 47.91
1967 48.46
1968 49.02
1969 49.60
1970 50.17
1971 50.76
1972 51.33
1973 51.90
1974 52.46
1975 53.02
1976 53.60
1977 54.19
1978 54.79
1979 55.38
1980 55.96
1981 56.49
1982 56.95
1983 57.32
1984 57.59
1985 57.74
1986 57.78
1987 57.72
1988 57.56
1989 57.30
1990 56.92
1991 56.39
1992 55.70
1993 54.87
1994 53.95
1995 53.01
1996 52.10
1997 51.30
1998 50.67
1999 50.25
2000 50.09
2001 50.23
2002 50.63
2003 51.24
2004 52.02
2005 52.93
2006 53.92
2007 54.91
2008 55.87
2009 56.76
2010 57.54
2011 58.22
2012 58.82
2013 59.37
2014 59.85
2015 60.28

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality