The Gambia - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in The Gambia was 59.74 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 59.74 in 2011 and a minimum value of 34.99 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 34.99
1961 35.23
1962 35.46
1963 35.71
1964 35.99
1965 36.33
1966 36.76
1967 37.32
1968 37.99
1969 38.79
1970 39.68
1971 40.64
1972 41.62
1973 42.61
1974 43.56
1975 44.49
1976 45.38
1977 46.26
1978 47.14
1979 48.00
1980 48.86
1981 49.70
1982 50.52
1983 51.31
1984 52.05
1985 52.71
1986 53.26
1987 53.69
1988 54.01
1989 54.23
1990 54.36
1991 54.45
1992 54.52
1993 54.62
1994 54.76
1995 54.95
1996 55.19
1997 55.47
1998 55.76
1999 56.06
2000 56.36
2001 56.66
2002 56.96
2003 57.24
2004 57.52
2005 57.79
2006 58.08
2007 58.37
2008 58.69
2009 59.03
2010 59.38
2011 59.74

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in The Gambia was 58.48 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 58.48 in 2011 and a minimum value of 33.54 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 33.54
1961 33.78
1962 34.01
1963 34.26
1964 34.53
1965 34.87
1966 35.31
1967 35.86
1968 36.54
1969 37.34
1970 38.24
1971 39.21
1972 40.21
1973 41.21
1974 42.17
1975 43.11
1976 44.02
1977 44.91
1978 45.80
1979 46.67
1980 47.54
1981 48.40
1982 49.23
1983 50.03
1984 50.78
1985 51.45
1986 52.01
1987 52.45
1988 52.78
1989 52.99
1990 53.13
1991 53.21
1992 53.28
1993 53.38
1994 53.52
1995 53.71
1996 53.96
1997 54.24
1998 54.54
1999 54.85
2000 55.16
2001 55.47
2002 55.77
2003 56.07
2004 56.35
2005 56.64
2006 56.93
2007 57.22
2008 57.52
2009 57.84
2010 58.16
2011 58.48

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in The Gambia was 57.29 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 57.29 in 2011 and a minimum value of 32.17 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 32.17
1961 32.40
1962 32.63
1963 32.87
1964 33.14
1965 33.48
1966 33.92
1967 34.48
1968 35.16
1969 35.97
1970 36.88
1971 37.86
1972 38.87
1973 39.87
1974 40.85
1975 41.80
1976 42.72
1977 43.62
1978 44.52
1979 45.41
1980 46.29
1981 47.16
1982 48.00
1983 48.82
1984 49.58
1985 50.26
1986 50.83
1987 51.27
1988 51.60
1989 51.81
1990 51.95
1991 52.03
1992 52.10
1993 52.20
1994 52.34
1995 52.54
1996 52.79
1997 53.07
1998 53.37
1999 53.69
2000 54.01
2001 54.33
2002 54.64
2003 54.95
2004 55.25
2005 55.54
2006 55.83
2007 56.12
2008 56.41
2009 56.71
2010 57.00
2011 57.29

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality