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
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Canada ranked fifth happiest country in the world
Toronto Sun - 4/24/2015 10:18:25 AM
We're home to some of the world's happiest people ... while the least happy country is once again Togo, at 158. Data was collected between 2012 and 2014 to compare six factors: GDP, life expectancy, generosity, social support, freedom and corruption.
Singapore ranked happiest country in Asia, so please smile
AsiaOne - 4/25/2015 7:39:45 AM
Singapore has just been named one of the 25 happiest nations in the world ... life expectancy, freedom to make choices and available social support. Not all surveys tell the same story. In 2012, the Happy Planet Index placed Singapore 90th out of 151 ...
Israel ranked 11th happiest country in the world
The Jerusalem Post - 4/24/2015 10:32:44 AM
The World Happiness Report is a survey of global societal well-being that ranks 158 countries by happiness levels using variables such as GDP per capita and healthy life expectancy. The report also includes extra factors such as social support, generosity ...
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 ...
Chad, Togo & Rwanda Listed Among Top 10 Most Unhappy Nations in the World
Bella Naija - 4/25/2015 7:39:45 AM
ranging from purely domestic perspectives – such as GDP and life expectancy figures – to how its citizens view themselves and their country within the world at large.”
UN: Netherlands seventh happiest country in world
nltimes.nl - 4/23/2015 11:55:39 PM
Except for war-torn Afghanistan and Syria, the ten unhappiest countries are all in (sub)Saharan Africa. The information on the report is primarily based on information from the Gallup World Poll. The poll looked at healthy life expectancy, social support ...
The 10 Countries with the Highest Life Expectancy in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/10/2014 4:16:44 AM
Hong Kong Life expectancy at birth (Years) – 82.12 Due to the well balanced ... public services like their public health care system. The second smallest country in the world also happens to be the one with the highest life expectancy on the planet ...
Switzerland Wins Happiest Country Ranking; U.S. 15th of 158
AllGov - 4/25/2015 1:16:11 PM
The World Happiness Report for 2015 ranks nations using a variety of factors, such as income, life expectancy, people’s charitable ... broaden the scope by which governments assess how their countries are doing and to get the public interested in new ...
Israel: One Of The Happiest Countries On Earth
Shalom Life - 4/24/2015 7:43:55 PM
The world ... Social rights, life expectancy, governmental corruption, and freedom of expression are all taken into consideration when making the annual report. According to their findings, Israel was 2014’s eleventh happiest country, and outranked ...
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 ...