Switzerland - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in Switzerland was 85.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 85.00 in 2011 and a minimum value of 74.09 in 1962.

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 74.11
1961 74.59
1962 74.09
1963 74.23
1964 75.11
1965 75.07
1966 75.25
1967 75.72
1968 75.52
1969 75.65
1970 76.16
1971 76.25
1972 76.82
1973 77.05
1974 77.56
1975 78.00
1976 78.13
1977 78.68
1978 78.66
1979 78.78
1980 78.85
1981 79.13
1982 79.44
1983 79.55
1984 80.03
1985 80.15
1986 80.30
1987 80.66
1988 80.73
1989 80.94
1990 80.71
1991 81.10
1992 81.33
1993 81.43
1994 81.71
1995 81.69
1996 82.00
1997 82.04
1998 82.50
1999 82.50
2000 82.60
2001 83.10
2002 83.10
2003 83.20
2004 83.70
2005 83.90
2006 84.00
2007 84.20
2008 84.40
2009 84.40
2010 84.50
2011 85.00

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in Switzerland was 82.70 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 82.70 in 2011 and a minimum value of 71.19 in 1963.

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 71.31
1961 71.64
1962 71.20
1963 71.19
1964 72.08
1965 72.20
1966 72.34
1967 72.64
1968 72.59
1969 72.61
1970 73.02
1971 73.13
1972 73.64
1973 73.94
1974 74.29
1975 74.67
1976 74.79
1977 75.24
1978 75.19
1979 75.47
1980 75.46
1981 75.69
1982 76.03
1983 76.03
1984 76.61
1985 76.73
1986 76.90
1987 77.20
1988 77.23
1989 77.42
1990 77.24
1991 77.51
1992 77.81
1993 78.09
1994 78.35
1995 78.42
1996 78.90
1997 79.08
1998 79.32
1999 79.58
2000 79.68
2001 80.18
2002 80.39
2003 80.54
2004 81.09
2005 81.24
2006 81.49
2007 81.74
2008 81.99
2009 82.04
2010 82.25
2011 82.70

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in Switzerland was 80.50 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 80.50 in 2011 and a minimum value of 68.29 in 1963.

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 68.65
1961 68.84
1962 68.44
1963 68.29
1964 69.19
1965 69.47
1966 69.56
1967 69.70
1968 69.80
1969 69.72
1970 70.03
1971 70.16
1972 70.62
1973 70.98
1974 71.17
1975 71.49
1976 71.60
1977 71.96
1978 71.88
1979 72.31
1980 72.23
1981 72.42
1982 72.79
1983 72.68
1984 73.35
1985 73.48
1986 73.66
1987 73.90
1988 73.89
1989 74.07
1990 73.94
1991 74.10
1992 74.45
1993 74.90
1994 75.15
1995 75.30
1996 75.94
1997 76.26
1998 76.30
1999 76.80
2000 76.90
2001 77.40
2002 77.80
2003 78.00
2004 78.60
2005 78.70
2006 79.10
2007 79.40
2008 79.70
2009 79.80
2010 80.10
2011 80.50

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality