Nigeria - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in Nigeria was 52.82 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 52.82 in 2013 and a minimum value of 38.45 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 38.45
1961 38.89
1962 39.32
1963 39.72
1964 40.11
1965 40.48
1966 40.84
1967 41.20
1968 41.57
1969 41.94
1970 42.34
1971 42.75
1972 43.17
1973 43.61
1974 44.06
1975 44.51
1976 44.96
1977 45.41
1978 45.85
1979 46.26
1980 46.63
1981 46.93
1982 47.15
1983 47.31
1984 47.39
1985 47.40
1986 47.38
1987 47.33
1988 47.27
1989 47.23
1990 47.19
1991 47.16
1992 47.13
1993 47.09
1994 47.05
1995 47.01
1996 46.99
1997 46.98
1998 47.00
1999 47.07
2000 47.19
2001 47.40
2002 47.69
2003 48.07
2004 48.52
2005 49.02
2006 49.56
2007 50.10
2008 50.63
2009 51.13
2010 51.59
2011 52.02
2012 52.42
2013 52.82

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in Nigeria was 52.50 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 52.50 in 2013 and a minimum value of 37.18 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 37.18
1961 37.64
1962 38.08
1963 38.50
1964 38.90
1965 39.28
1966 39.65
1967 40.02
1968 40.39
1969 40.78
1970 41.18
1971 41.60
1972 42.04
1973 42.49
1974 42.94
1975 43.40
1976 43.86
1977 44.32
1978 44.76
1979 45.18
1980 45.55
1981 45.85
1982 46.08
1983 46.24
1984 46.32
1985 46.35
1986 46.32
1987 46.26
1988 46.20
1989 46.15
1990 46.11
1991 46.09
1992 46.07
1993 46.07
1994 46.09
1995 46.11
1996 46.16
1997 46.22
1998 46.32
1999 46.44
2000 46.62
2001 46.88
2002 47.22
2003 47.64
2004 48.13
2005 48.66
2006 49.23
2007 49.79
2008 50.33
2009 50.83
2010 51.29
2011 51.71
2012 52.11
2013 52.50

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in Nigeria was 52.19 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 52.19 in 2013 and a minimum value of 35.98 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 35.98
1961 36.45
1962 36.90
1963 37.33
1964 37.74
1965 38.14
1966 38.52
1967 38.89
1968 39.28
1969 39.67
1970 40.08
1971 40.51
1972 40.96
1973 41.41
1974 41.88
1975 42.34
1976 42.81
1977 43.27
1978 43.72
1979 44.15
1980 44.52
1981 44.83
1982 45.06
1983 45.22
1984 45.31
1985 45.34
1986 45.31
1987 45.25
1988 45.18
1989 45.12
1990 45.08
1991 45.07
1992 45.07
1993 45.11
1994 45.17
1995 45.26
1996 45.37
1997 45.51
1998 45.66
1999 45.85
2000 46.08
2001 46.39
2002 46.77
2003 47.23
2004 47.75
2005 48.32
2006 48.91
2007 49.50
2008 50.05
2009 50.55
2010 51.01
2011 51.42
2012 51.81
2013 52.19

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality