Nigeria - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in Nigeria was 52.70 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 52.70 in 2011 and a minimum value of 40.16 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 40.16
1961 40.53
1962 40.90
1963 41.27
1964 41.63
1965 42.00
1966 42.37
1967 42.74
1968 43.11
1969 43.48
1970 43.84
1971 44.20
1972 44.56
1973 44.91
1974 45.24
1975 45.56
1976 45.85
1977 46.13
1978 46.37
1979 46.59
1980 46.78
1981 46.93
1982 47.04
1983 47.12
1984 47.17
1985 47.18
1986 47.17
1987 47.12
1988 47.05
1989 46.97
1990 46.86
1991 46.73
1992 46.58
1993 46.41
1994 46.26
1995 46.16
1996 46.13
1997 46.21
1998 46.40
1999 46.71
2000 47.12
2001 47.61
2002 48.15
2003 48.70
2004 49.25
2005 49.77
2006 50.28
2007 50.78
2008 51.27
2009 51.75
2010 52.23
2011 52.70

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in Nigeria was 51.86 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 51.86 in 2011 and a minimum value of 38.50 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 38.50
1961 38.87
1962 39.25
1963 39.62
1964 39.99
1965 40.36
1966 40.74
1967 41.14
1968 41.54
1969 41.95
1970 42.37
1971 42.78
1972 43.18
1973 43.56
1974 43.92
1975 44.25
1976 44.55
1977 44.82
1978 45.07
1979 45.30
1980 45.49
1981 45.64
1982 45.76
1983 45.84
1984 45.89
1985 45.90
1986 45.89
1987 45.85
1988 45.79
1989 45.72
1990 45.64
1991 45.53
1992 45.42
1993 45.29
1994 45.18
1995 45.12
1996 45.13
1997 45.25
1998 45.49
1999 45.83
2000 46.27
2001 46.79
2002 47.35
2003 47.92
2004 48.47
2005 49.00
2006 49.51
2007 50.00
2008 50.48
2009 50.95
2010 51.41
2011 51.86

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in Nigeria was 51.07 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 51.07 in 2011 and a minimum value of 36.92 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 36.92
1961 37.30
1962 37.67
1963 38.05
1964 38.42
1965 38.80
1966 39.19
1967 39.61
1968 40.05
1969 40.51
1970 40.97
1971 41.43
1972 41.87
1973 42.28
1974 42.66
1975 43.00
1976 43.31
1977 43.58
1978 43.84
1979 44.06
1980 44.26
1981 44.42
1982 44.54
1983 44.63
1984 44.67
1985 44.69
1986 44.67
1987 44.63
1988 44.59
1989 44.53
1990 44.47
1991 44.40
1992 44.31
1993 44.22
1994 44.15
1995 44.12
1996 44.18
1997 44.34
1998 44.61
1999 44.99
2000 45.47
2001 46.01
2002 46.59
2003 47.17
2004 47.74
2005 48.27
2006 48.78
2007 49.26
2008 49.73
2009 50.19
2010 50.63
2011 51.07

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality