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
U.S. life expectancy: Shorter than in some countries, and longer than in many
The Montana Standard - 11/17/2015 9:11:53 AM
And then there are countries like Pakistan and Afghanistan. In 2013, citizens of Pakistan could expect to live to age 66. Citizens of Afghanistan could expect to live to 56. In Afghanistan, which sees one of the world ... the life expectancy of Israelis ...
U.S. Life Expectancy Ranks 26th In The World, OECD Report Shows
The Huffington Post - 11/21/2013 12:12:51 PM
Life expectancy in the United States ... pointed out that life expectancy is eight years longer now than it was in 1970 -- growth in life expectancy is not as fast as in other countries. "In the United States, life expectancy at birth increased by almost ...
Japan: Dementia lessons from the world’s oldest country
The Star - 11/22/2015 11:57:45 AM
In the early ’60s, Japan was the youngest of today’s G7 countries. Now, it is the oldest — a dramatic shift fuelled by plummeting birth rates and the world’s highest life expectancy, according to the World Health Organization, with an average of 84 ...
Mark Gilbert: Let’s pare gender gap by making men take paternity leave
Dallas News - 11/25/2015 12:51:27 PM
The World Economic Forum just published its annual Gender ... education (literacy rates and schooling levels), and health and survival (life expectancy and sex ratios at birth). It’s designed to be independent of how developed a country is.
Australian life expectancy hits new highs
Daily Mail - 11/12/2015 6:40:20 AM
Life expectancy for males at birth rose from 80.1 in 2013 to 80.3 last year, while for females it jumped from 84.3 to 84.4, according to new figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. There are only six other countries in the world where both men ...
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 ...
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 ...
Is France a developed country?
Investopedia - 11/19/2015 4:37:30 AM
Benefiting from one of the world’s largest economies ... The UN uses the HDI to rank a country's level of social and economic development by analyzing its citizens' life expectancy at birth, their mean years of schooling, the expected years of schooling ...
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 ...
Ten Countries Where People Live Longest
24/7 Wall ST - 12/2/2013 11:59:48 AM
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 that the U.S. spends vastly more per capita on health care than any other ...
You want to live longer? Move to a village - NBS
IPP Media - 11/24/2015 6:26:06 AM
Male mortality is higher and male life expectancy at birth lower in both parts of mainland and Zanzibar. According to him, overall, infant mortality estimates for the urban areas of country ... aligns with that of the World Statistics Day, which was ...
Ghana shows best performance yet in Global Gender Gap Index 2015
Ghana Business News - 11/21/2015 8:24:11 AM
Ghana has posted its best performance yet in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender ... In health and survival, the sex ratio at birth and female health and life expectancy indicators are used, and for political empowerment, the Gender Gap Index ...
Vietnam will become a 'super-aged' nation in 2050: officials
Thanh Nien News - 11/25/2015 11:04:05 AM
More than 70 percent of older people have to keep working and financially depend on their families Rapid drops in both birth and death rates, combined with a much longer life expectancy ... is aging faster than the world’s average speed.
10 Countries With the Longest Life Expectancy
The Motley Fool - 1/10/2014 5:18:37 PM
I suspect there are multiple tangible and intangible factors at work here which are helping fuel this trend of improved life expectancy at birth ... nearly all of the world's 223 countries. The 10 countries with the longest life expectancy I think it ...
10 Countries with Longest Life Expectancy
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/11/2015 9:08:09 AM
We still live in a world where life expectancy varies greatly from country to country. Given that it is a complex ... though – there we accounted for life expectancy at birth and in this ultimate narrowing down, we account for data, based on different ...