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
India set to become world's most populous country by 2022: UN
The Express Tribune - 7/29/2015 8:34:43 PM
In recent years, fertility has declined in almost all parts of the world, while life expectancy has increased significantly in the poorest countries, rising from 56 to 62 since the beginning of the century. Declining fertility and rising life expectancy ...
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 ...
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 ...
World Population Prospects: 2015 Revision
ReliefWeb - 7/30/2015 2:18:18 AM
Currently, among the ten largest countries in the world, one is in Africa (Nigeria), five are ... and the contribution of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Life expectancy at birth has increased significantly in the least developed countries in ...
World population set to soar to 9.7bn by 2050
The Scotsman - 7/30/2015 1:21:02 AM
Life expectancy at birth was also shown to have increased significantly in the least developed countries – from 56 years in 2000-5 to 62 years in 2010-15. The rise is more than double that of the rest of the world. Wu Hongbo, UN under-secretary-general ...
India set to overtake China as most populous country – UN
P.M. News Nigeria - 7/29/2015 9:24:49 PM
“In recent years, fertility has declined in almost all parts of the world, while life expectancy has increased significantly in the poorest countries, rising from 56 to 62 per cent since the beginning of the century,” he said. He said that the report ...
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 ...
UN projects India to overtake China as world's biggest country around 2022
ECNS - 7/30/2015 12:52:24 AM
A new UN report released here Wednesday predicted that India is set to overtake China as the world's largest country in less than 10 years ... said Wilmoth. Life expectancy in Africa has increased by 6 years since the year 2000, more than the global ...
India set to topple China as world’s most populous, Nigeria third
thenewsnigeria.com.ng - 7/29/2015 11:05:02 PM
“In recent years, fertility has declined in almost all parts of the world, while life expectancy has increased significantly in the poorest countries, rising from 56 to 62 per cent since the beginning of the century,’’ he said. He said that the ...
World Population To Reach 8.5 Billion By 2030
Newsroom America - 7/29/2015 9:53:27 PM
Among the 10 largest countries in the world currently, one is in Africa (Nigeria ... Further to the report, life expectancy at birth has increased significantly in the least developed countries in recent years. The six-year average gain in life expectancy ...
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 ...
World population projected to hit 11.2 billion by 2100
Inland Newstoday - 7/29/2015 9:10:30 PM
Africa is expected to account for more than half the world’s population growth ... More births, coupled with increasing life expectancy, are contributing to astounding population gains. Some African countries, such as Ethiopia and Rwanda, have ...
Taliban leader Mullah Omar, reclusive in life and death
The Miami Herald - 7/29/2015 10:57:52 PM
He led a movement that swept over most of Afghanistan in the 1990s and became notorious for imposing what was perhaps the strictest regime of Islamic law in the world at the time ... Afghan forces across the country. Abdul Hassib Sediqi, the spokesman ...
Global Life Expectancy Increases by About Six Years
Wall Street Journal - 12/18/2014 12:03:06 AM
The rise in global life expectancy is mainly the result of dramatic advances in health care. In richer countries longer lifespans are spurred by a big drop in deaths related to heart disease, while poorer countries have seen big declines in the death of...
Illegal immigrant ordered freed by feds now suspected of murder in Ohio
FOX News - 7/29/2015 8:34:43 PM
why he is in this country, why he is here illegally and why he allegedly committed a murder," Painesville Municipal Court Judge Michael Cicconetti thundered at Razo's arraignment, noting the suspect has no green card, birth certificate or driver's license.