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
Ten Countries Where People Live Longest
Yahoo! Finance - 12/2/2013 6:26:21 PM
Life expectancy in the U.S. has risen in the past few decades. While in 1970 life expectancy at birth was 70.9 years, it rose to 78.7 year by 2011. However, most of the developed world is improving faster than this country. And despite the fact ...
Despite what’s being reported, life expectancy NOT improving for ATSI peoples – 1 in 3 dead by 45 years of age
thestringer.com.au - 12/7/2013 9:48:01 PM
While it is pushed that life expectancy rates are improving, suicide rates – for youth and adults – are worsening ... What is an indictment of Australia is that its average life expectancy – 82 years – is third in the world behind Japan and ...