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
Ranking Caribbean countries by population density
Curacao Chronicle - 1/30/2015 6:31:45 PM
The World Bank’s recently ... on everything from GDP per capita to life expectancy. This one focuses on population density, or, to put it another way, what are the Caribbean’s most crowded and least crowded countries? According to the data, it ...
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 ...
Healthcare demand in India rising; country will need 3.5m hospital beds, 3m doctors by 2034
thenewsreports.com - 1/27/2015 11:57:25 PM
Several factors have resulted in poor health outcomes such as low life expectancy, high infant and maternal mortality rates. To bring about a winning leap in healthcare, India must increase life expectancy at birth from ... strength as a world leader ...
Mr. President, World’s Worst Air Took 6 Hours Off Your Life
Bloomberg - 1/27/2015 9:09:48 AM
Those levels translate roughly into an estimated loss of 2 hours a day in life expectancy ... to a World Bank report in June. Whether that spurs Modi to take more action remains to be seen. The Indian leader was asked Jan. 25 if his country felt pressure ...
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, giving us an intimate glimpse into the social and economic dynamics that lead to long life. Let’s begin the countdown and see what we can draw from it in an effort to ...
Inside the stressful world of a preemie mom
The Star - 1/31/2015 2:02:43 AM
Maja, one pound seven ounces at birth, and Alexis, one pound nine ... Others added, “we just don’t talk about it enough” and “most of the world thinks prematurity ends when you leave the NICU.” For some moms, the emotional rollercoaster had ...
How long will YOU live? Startling map reveals dramatic differences in life expectancy across the globe (and why you should move to Monaco)
Daily Mail - 11/30/2012 4:13:06 AM
This colour-coded map reveals the startling difference in life expectancies across 222 of the world ... countries with state-funded healthcare systems like Japan, Canada and the UK, which each have average life expectancies of over 80 years. Life ...
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 ...
India needs 3.5 mn hospital beds, 3 mn doctors by 2034
India TV - 1/27/2015 7:11:05 PM
It further said the ratio of doctors per 1,000 people is just 0.6 while in Brazil and China it is 1.8. India has only 1.3 hospital beds per 1,000 people-significantly lower than the guideline of 3.5 beds defined by World Health Organisation. Several ...
‘Group-Thinking’ the World into a New War
Consortium News - 1/31/2015 9:33:41 AM
well-connected Russian thieves and their U.S. compatriots plundered the country’s wealth, creating a handful of billionaire “oligarchs” and leaving millions upon millions of Russians in a state of near starvation, with a collapse in life expectancy ...
Global Life Expectancy Increases by About Six Years
Wall Street Journal - 12/18/2014 12:03:06 AM
In India, which is on track to become the world’s most populous country in less than two decades, life expectancy at birth rose from 57.3 years to 64.2 years for males, and from 58.2 years to 68.5 years for females, according to the Lancet study.
Birth anniversary: Scholars pay glowing tribute to Dr Salam
The Express Tribune - 1/29/2015 10:43:28 PM
Speakers paid glowing tributes to Nobel Laureate Prof Dr Abdul Salam at his 89th birth ... the country throughout his life. Pakistan, he added, enjoyed rich human potential and talent to produce more scientists like Abdus Salam who surprised the world ...
Life expectancy improves in world's poorest countries
Jamaica Observer - 5/16/2014 8:15:29 AM
GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — Life expectancy in the world's poorest countries has risen by an average of nine years over the past two decades, thanks to major improvements in infant health, the United Nations said yesterday. In its annual statistics ...
Charting the Life Expectancies of the World's Countries
citylab.com - 1/8/2014 11:15:55 AM
These insights are crammed with dozens of others into "Life Expectancy at Birth," a fascinating new visualization ... and used it to chart expected lifespans for the various countries of the world. Each continent gets its own reckoning, and each nation's ...
World Bank lauds Himachal for reducing poverty
The Tribune India - 1/28/2015 8:35:48 PM
“Educational attainment in the state is among the best in the country; poverty headcount is nearly one-third of the national average; life expectancy is 3.4 years ... Infant mortality rate within one month of birth is quite high and drives the overall ...