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
Life Expectancy by State: Are You Living in a State With Lowest Life Expectancy?
Nature World News - 3/16/2017 4:37:20 AM
The United States may be one of the world's most powerful, but when it comes to average life expectancy, it is not. According to the report, among the high-income countries included in the study, the U.S. will have the lowest life expectancy at birth by ...
The 21 happiest countries in the world
Business Insider - 3/20/2017 8:21:40 AM
People in the happiest countries in the world trust their governments and ... Real GDP per capita Healthy life expectancy at birth Freedom to make life choices Generosity Perceptions of corruption Given the strong role GDP plays in happiness, we asked ...
U.S. Will Trail Other Rich Nations In Life Expectancy By 2030
econintersect.com - 3/16/2017 12:26:48 AM
Life expectancy is set to rise in many industrialized countries over ... rates of obesity in the world, as well as good nutrition, fewer smokers and excellent healthcare access. This chart shows average life expectancy at birth in selected rich nations ...
IS INADEQUATE HEALTH CARE WHY USA LIFE EXPECTANCY IS LOW?
www.yabberz.com - 3/20/2017 3:06:42 AM
The World Health Care Organization and Imperial College ... Notable among poor-performing countries is the USA, whose life expectancy at birth is already lower than most other high-income countries, and is projected to fall further behind such that its ...
Life Expectancy Projected to Increase Worldwide
psychologytoday.com - 3/20/2017 11:02:08 PM
American women’s life expectancy at birth for that year is projected to be 83.3 years ... and obesity of all the high-income countries in the world, and we don’t have universal health care. Kontis V, Bennett JE, Mathers CD, Li G.,
The Economic Toll of High Suicide Rates in Japan and South Korea
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 3/19/2017 11:53:25 PM
“The life expectancy at birth is a widely accepted measure of quality ... He notes that when studying suicide rates across the world, broad groups of countries emerge. Suicide rates are low in Muslim, Hindu and Latin American countries, high in Eastern ...
This Is The Happiest Country In The World
emfizz.com - 3/22/2017 12:55:29 AM
Norway has been ranked the happiest nation in the world by Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a global initiative for the UN. These factors include the country's perception of corruption, life expectancy at birth, generosity, social support ...
South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts
CNN - 2/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
... will exceed 85 years in many countries, but South Korea is projected to lead the way with a life expectancy of 90.8 years. In 2015, global average life expectancy at birth was 71.4 years, according to the World Health Organization. Unhealthier ...
New health policy aims to lift public spending, life expectancy
Live Mint - 3/16/2017 3:28:45 PM
“In the past five years we have made progress in improving our health parameters despite being behind some countries in South Asia and ... health policy’s major goals are increasing life expectancy at birth from 67.5 years at present to 70 years ...
The country where people devour pasta, wine and olive oil is the world's healthiest. Really.
Mashable - 3/20/2017 7:05:54 PM
The Mediterranean nation was ranked the world's healthiest country in the Bloomberg ... puts Italy slightly lower on the life expectancy ranking. Babies in Japan, Spain and Switzerland had higher life expectancies at birth, though only by a hair.
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 ...
S.Korean Life Expectancy Is World's 12th Longest
CHOSUNILBO - 3/21/2017 4:52:53 AM
Life expectancy at birth in South Korea is well above most countries' but it also has one of the lowest birthrates in the world. The latest edition of the CIA's World Factbook released Monday puts the life expectancy of South Koreans at 82.4 years ...
Let’s Add Some Nuance to the ‘Two Americas’ Narrative
New York Magazine - 3/24/2017 12:41:46 PM
Health is measured by life expectancy at birth, which itself represents the ability ... U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2014, World Health Organization 2015 As a country, we’ve focused for the last decade on improving medicine and ...
The Happiest Country in the World, Find Out Here
warritatafo.com - 3/21/2017 6:28:56 PM
The World Happiness Report 2017 was just released ... These factors include the country’s perception of corruption, life expectancy at birth, generosity, social support, average GDP per capita and freedom to make life choices. The report says that ...
EDITORIAL - Happy places
Philstar - 3/20/2017 6:08:38 PM
The country ranked highest in social support networks – one of the traditional strengths of Filipinos. In the middle ranks were per capita GDP, freedom to make life choices and healthy life expectancy at birth. The Philippines has been among the top ...