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
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 ...
Samsung Life Told to Brace for 96-Year Life Spans: Korea Markets
Businessweek - 10/30/2014 1:15:32 AM
South Korea’s insurers have been told by regulators to boost capital to prepare for an aging population, with the United Nations predicting a world-beating average life expectancy of ... given the country has a population aging faster than Japan.
Zambia’s White President – The Lessons For African Countries
Ventures - 10/29/2014 3:57:11 PM
Its total absence of socio-political violence has seen investor confidence boom as have its economic reforms that led to World ... of life expectancy at birth (about 40.9 years) and maternal mortality (830 per 100,000 pregnancies). The country’s rate ...
Late-in-life: As U.S 'spends more and gets less,' the Dutch offer myriad health and social supports
MinnPost - 10/30/2014 12:14:05 PM
The United States ranks 42nd among countries in the CIA World Factbook’s latest estimates of life expectancy at birth, behind most European and many Asian countries. A baby born this year in Monaco (ranked No. 1) could be expected to live 89.57 years ...
Ipsos MORI: Perceptions are not reality: the things the world gets wrong
politicshome.com - 10/29/2014 7:07:28 AM
Life expectancy ... one of the best informed countries on the murder rate: 49% saying it is falling (which is correct), and only 25% think it is rising *But the rest of the world is just as wrong…* 1. *Teenage birth rates*: on average, people across ...
Mexico, among the 5 Countries that Provide The Best Health Care In The World
The Yucatan Times - 10/27/2014 11:59:09 PM
life expectancy, and public-health expenditure as a percentage of a country’s GDP. France comes in first in this category as the best country in the world for health care. According to the World Health Organization,France has the number one health care ...
The energy myth that refuses to die: Why renewables are taking over in the developing world
Salon - 10/29/2014 5:15:55 PM
Climate policy necessitates denying developing countries access to electricity, that electricity consumption is directly correlated with life-expectancy ... caring about the economic growth of third world countries. The rub, of course, is that these ...
Time for U.S. to Support Abortion for Rape Victims in Other Countries
Daily Beast - 10/17/2014 6:05:57 PM
and life endangerment. As a result, women in desperate situations around the world are denied a health care procedure that’s legal in their countries and in ours. Women are consequently more likely to subject themselves to unsafe abortions or continue ...
See Your Folks Estimates How Many More Times You'll See Your Parents
Lifehacker - 10/16/2014 4:55:33 PM
The site asks you which country your parents live in, how many times a year you visit them, and your parents' ages. Then, based on the World Health Organization's life expectancy data (2011), you get a result like the one above. Other factors will ...
19 Countries Where The Gender Gap Is Smaller Than In The U.S.
The Huffington Post - 10/29/2014 4:54:27 PM
The United States has made modest progress on gender equality since last year, according to the World Economic ... which is compares female and male life expectancy and mortality rates. The report assigns countries a score between 0 (total inequality ...
World population predictions: are we ignoring education?
MercatorNet - 10/30/2014 8:06:32 PM
The new projections are the first to structure population projections for all countries ... life expectancy. The findings of the book contradict UN predictions of a global population of 11 billion by 2100 (predictions which were widely reported). World ...
First Look At The Women Of Dynamite Solicitations And Covers For January
Bleeding Cool News - 10/19/2014 6:07:45 AM
Dawn, self-proclaimed Goddess of birth and rebirth, conspires with her fellow captive Vampirella to find a way to escape their imprisonment at the hands of the nefarious demon Masodik. They trade tales of life ... of the world’s most populous countries?
Pakistan second-worst country in gender equality
Pakistan Defence - 10/28/2014 9:13:20 PM
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has emerged as the world's second-worst country in terms of gender equality ... (representation in decision-making structures), health and survival (life expectancy and sex ratio). In terms of equal economic participation and ...
2095: The year of gender equality at work, maybe
forumblog.org - 10/27/2014 11:09:03 PM
In nine years of measuring the global gender gap, the world has ... and survival – life expectancy and sex ratio Index scores can be interpreted as the percentage of the gap that has been closed between women and men, and allow countries to compare ...
World Health Statistics 2014: Japan Tops Life Expectancy
WHO - 10/29/2014 11:10:51 AM
Women in Japan have the highest life expectancy in the world at 87.0 years, followed by Spain, Switzerland and Singapore. Life expectancy among men is 80 years or more in 9 countries, which Japan is ranked at the 8th (80.0 years). We are all living longer ...