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 60.18 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 60.18 in 2013 and a minimum value of 33.29 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 33.29
1961 33.58
1962 33.92
1963 34.32
1964 34.79
1965 35.35
1966 35.98
1967 36.69
1968 37.46
1969 38.28
1970 39.13
1971 40.00
1972 40.88
1973 41.77
1974 42.64
1975 43.50
1976 44.34
1977 45.18
1978 46.02
1979 46.84
1980 47.66
1981 48.45
1982 49.23
1983 49.98
1984 50.70
1985 51.35
1986 51.94
1987 52.44
1988 52.87
1989 53.24
1990 53.54
1991 53.81
1992 54.06
1993 54.31
1994 54.58
1995 54.87
1996 55.18
1997 55.51
1998 55.83
1999 56.16
2000 56.49
2001 56.81
2002 57.13
2003 57.45
2004 57.76
2005 58.07
2006 58.36
2007 58.65
2008 58.93
2009 59.20
2010 59.46
2011 59.71
2012 59.95
2013 60.18

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in The Gambia was 58.83 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 58.83 in 2013 and a minimum value of 32.04 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 32.04
1961 32.33
1962 32.66
1963 33.06
1964 33.54
1965 34.09
1966 34.73
1967 35.44
1968 36.21
1969 37.02
1970 37.87
1971 38.74
1972 39.61
1973 40.49
1974 41.36
1975 42.21
1976 43.05
1977 43.89
1978 44.72
1979 45.54
1980 46.35
1981 47.15
1982 47.92
1983 48.67
1984 49.38
1985 50.03
1986 50.61
1987 51.12
1988 51.55
1989 51.91
1990 52.22
1991 52.49
1992 52.74
1993 53.00
1994 53.27
1995 53.56
1996 53.87
1997 54.19
1998 54.52
1999 54.84
2000 55.17
2001 55.50
2002 55.82
2003 56.14
2004 56.46
2005 56.76
2006 57.06
2007 57.34
2008 57.62
2009 57.88
2010 58.13
2011 58.37
2012 58.61
2013 58.83

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in The Gambia was 57.55 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 57.55 in 2013 and a minimum value of 30.85 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 30.85
1961 31.13
1962 31.47
1963 31.87
1964 32.34
1965 32.90
1966 33.54
1967 34.25
1968 35.02
1969 35.83
1970 36.67
1971 37.53
1972 38.40
1973 39.28
1974 40.14
1975 40.99
1976 41.82
1977 42.66
1978 43.48
1979 44.30
1980 45.11
1981 45.90
1982 46.67
1983 47.42
1984 48.12
1985 48.77
1986 49.35
1987 49.86
1988 50.29
1989 50.65
1990 50.96
1991 51.23
1992 51.48
1993 51.74
1994 52.01
1995 52.30
1996 52.61
1997 52.94
1998 53.26
1999 53.59
2000 53.92
2001 54.25
2002 54.57
2003 54.90
2004 55.21
2005 55.52
2006 55.82
2007 56.10
2008 56.37
2009 56.63
2010 56.87
2011 57.11
2012 57.33
2013 57.55

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality