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, 2014See also: Life expectancy at birth map
Indigenous health: wealthy nations not always better than developing countries
The Guardian - 4/20/2016 5:42:25 PM
The health and wellbeing of almost half of the world’s indigenous and tribal peoples ... relative differences cannot be assumed.” High-income countries had an indigenous life expectancy at birth of greater than 70 years with the exception of Canada ...
Africa’s life expectancy jumps dramatically
Financial Times - 4/26/2016 6:08:06 AM
Malawi has led the way, with life expectancy at birth rising 42 per cent from ... given most its countries were starting from a lower base than typically found elsewhere in the world. However the figures are a marked contrast from the 1990s, when life ...
U.S. Life Expectancy Ranks 26th In The World, OECD Report Shows
The Huffington Post - 11/21/2013 12:12:51 PM
"In the United States, life expectancy at birth increased by almost nine years between 1960 and 2011, but this is less than the increase of over 15 years in Japan and over 11 years on average in OECD countries," according to the OECD. The report also ...
Life expectancy for white females dips, according to CDC
The Boston Globe - 4/20/2016 4:23:40 PM
The Washington Post April 20, 2016 WASHINGTON - Life expectancy at birth for white, non-Hispanic females in the ... small towns and the most rural parts of the country. Urban Institute researcher Laudy Aron, who has written extensively on the ‘‘health ...
CDC: Life expectancy for White, non-Hispanic females in US declines slightly in 2014
nhv.us - 4/22/2016 1:40:50 AM
Since 2010, life expectancy at birth has stayed virtually at the same levels across the country. Arias said that another study ... interrupted only briefly by World War II and the worst year of the AIDS epidemic, life expectancy for whites remained ...
Life expectancy dipped a bit for white women in US
huewire.com - 4/17/2016 11:58:12 PM
The CDC previously reported that the life expectancy for all Americans born in 2014 was 78 years and 9½ months the same prediction made for the previous two years. Life expectancy at birth increased ... rural parts of the country.
Global Life Expectancy (Infographic)
Live Science - 8/1/2012 3:37:39 AM
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 ...
How secure are we in the Philippines?
BusinessMirror. - 4/28/2016 2:48:17 PM
In 2014 life expectancy at birth of Filipinos was at 68.2 years, and expected years of schooling was 11.3 years. GNI per capita, meanwhile, during the same year was recorded at PPP $7,915. Comparing the Philippine HDI for 2014 with other countries and ...
How do Causes of Death Vary Between Men and Women'
Big News Network - 4/26/2016 1:43:15 AM
World Development Indicators The share of men and women who survive to different ages varies by country You might remember reading about what the statistic "life expectancy at birth" really means. What the data above tell us is how long a newborn can ...
Countries with highest and lowest life expectancies for people born in 2013 charted
Daily Telegraph - 1/9/2014 11:10:34 PM
Those that will live the longest are likely to be born in Monaco, where life expectancy at birth is 90 acording to a new visualisation which plots the life expectancy for each continent. The worst country to ... the places in the world where life ...
Life expectancy for white females in U.S. suffers rare decline
Washington Post - 4/19/2016 11:55:50 PM
Life expectancy at birth for white, non-Hispanic females in the United States ... small towns and the most rural parts of the country. [Sick and dying in small-town America: one family's story] Urban Institute researcher Laudy Aron, who has written ...
Life expectancy dips for white females, CDC says
Durango Herald - 4/20/2016 12:34:36 PM
WASHINGTON - Life expectancy at birth for white, non-Hispanic females in the United ... small towns and the most rural parts of the country. Urban Institute researcher Laudy Aron, who has written extensively on the "health disadvantage" of Americans ...
The 10 Countries with the Highest Life Expectancy in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/10/2014 4:16:44 AM
Our newest list looks at the countries with the highest life expectancy in the world ... they are currently the ninth longest-lived people in the world. 8. Hong Kong Life expectancy at birth (Years) – 82.12 Due to the well balanced and healthy diet ...
South Africa has the lowest life expectancy in the world
businesstech.co.za - 3/29/2016 5:32:43 PM
A new report commissioned by the US government has found South Africa has the lowest life expectancy in the ... the country the lowest life expectancy out of all countries covered. The research found that South Africa’s life expectancy at birth was ...
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 ...