Definition: This entry contains the average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. The entry includes total population as well as the male and female components. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages. It can also be thought of as indicating the potential return on investment in human capital and is necessary for the calculation of various actuarial measures.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Life expectancy at birth map
10 States with Longest Life Expectancy
INSIDER MONKEY - 4/27/2015 2:58:12 AM
According to the CIA’s World Factbook, the US is in 42nd place, by longest life expectancy at birth, among overall 224 countries overall. Average life expectancy in the entire US is 79,56 years, according to the estimates made in 2014. In the very bottom ...
These Are The Happiest Countries In The World
The Huffington Post - 4/24/2015 5:39:15 AM
examining measurements of well-being and lifestyle, including freedom to make life choices, social support and healthy life expectancy at birth. Check out the top 20 happiest countries in the world below.
Happiest and Unhappiest Countries in the World By the Numbers
Skift - 4/26/2015 12:53:32 PM
... world according to the 2015 World Happiness Report And here are the least-happy countries: The report also attempts to attribute the differences in rankings to differences in six variables: GDP per capita, life expectancy, social support systems ...
US Ranks 15 in World Happiness
Pharmacy Times - 4/27/2015 1:35:17 PM
The United States landed the number 15 spot on the 2015 World Happiness Report, which ranks 158 countries. To score each country ... domestic product (GDP), social support, healthy life expectancy at birth, the freedom to make life choices, generosity ...
This Country Is the Happiest in the World, United Nations Finds
Yahoo News - 4/25/2015 3:50:41 AM
The happiest country in the world ... possible life), to the top rung, a 10, or the best possible life. Most of the differences in happiness among countries could be explained by six factors: levels of gross domestic product (GDP), life expectancy ...
Visualizing World Life Expectancy at Birth
Visual News - 1/7/2014 12:50:10 PM
Omani designer Marcelo Duhalde recently released the latest of his Miscellanea Infographics, this time visualizing the life expectancy one could hope for in the 195 countries around the world. It’s a simple graphic, but don’t let that get in the way of ...
The 10 Happiest Countries In The World
Co.EXIST - 4/27/2015 10:22:01 AM
The first three factors—social support, incomes, and healthy life expectancy—are the most important in explaining the differences between countries ... In general, across the world, women's evaluations of happiness are higher than for men, and younger ...
UAE named happiest country in the Gulf
Arabian Business - 4/27/2015 1:46:37 AM
The UAE and Qatar are the happiest countries in the Gulf, according to this year’s World Happiness report ... High living standards, life expectancy and lack of corruption are among the factors considered to make a country “happy”, according to ...
UN ranks Israel 11th-happiest country worldwide
The Times of Israel - 4/27/2015 3:34:00 AM
healthy life expectancy, individual freedom, generosity and perceptions of corruption. The scores were compared to those of “Dystopia,” a hypothetical country representing the worst scores from the 2012 to 2014 index. One of the goals ofthe World ...
World Happiness Report: United Nations Report Ranks Switzerland as Happiest Country, US Didn't Even Make Top 10 [VIDEO]
ENSTARS - 4/26/2015 6:51:26 PM
The third World ... healthy life expectancy, freedom to make life choices, generosity and perceptions of corruptions. Following Switzerland comes Iceland as number 2 and Denmark at number 3. It is also reported that the top five countries - Switzerland ...
Switzerland Is The Happiest Country, Study Says
youthhealthmag.com - 4/27/2015 4:27:05 PM
The study based the rankings of the countries on data collected by the Gallup World Poll. Variables such as read GDP per capita, health life expectancy, corruption levels and social freedoms were taken into consideration, BBC News reports. Stated in the ...
World's happiest country report: Ghana ranks 114
Ghana Web - 4/25/2015 7:57:03 PM
... Report examined 158 countries and is aimed at influencing government policy. The study bases its rankings on data from the Gallup World Poll and takes into account variables such as real GDP per capita, healthy life expectancy, corruption levels and ...
Switzerland found to be happiest country on earth
Science Recorder - 4/25/2015 2:17:38 AM
Though the tropics, with their white beaches and clear waves, might seem to hold the happiest country on earth, the recent 2015 World Happiness Report showed ... levels of gross domestic product (GDP), life expectancy, generosity, social support, freedom ...
Global Life Expectancy (Infographic)
Live Science - 8/1/2012 3:40:38 PM
A recent study by the United Nations shows that the United States still trails many of the world's countries when it comes to life expectancy. Life expectancy at birth refers to the number of years a newborn would be expected to live if current patterns of ...
Ten Countries Where People Live Longest
24/7 Wall ST - 12/2/2013 11:59:48 AM
However, most of the developed world is improving faster than this country. And despite the fact that ... Just three of the nations where life expectancy at birth is longest are among the OECD’s 10 largest pharmaceutical spenders per capita.