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
US life expectancy falls for first time since 1993
World Socialist Web Site - 12/9/2016 7:58:17 AM
Life expectancy at birth decreased 0.1 years, from 78.9 years in 2014 to 78.8 years in 2015. This leaves the United States behind Cuba and Costa Rica and well behind Japan, Germany, France and other industrialized countries where life expectancy is still ...
U.S. life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase
diy-home-garden.com - 12/10/2016 3:49:32 PM
Life expectancy at birth was 78.8 years for the total USA population last ... The last time the USA saw a decline in life expectancy was in 1993, when the country was in the midst of the deadliest years of the AIDS epidemic. "This is unusual", said lead ...
US life expectancy drops for first time since AIDS crisis peak
health.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 12/8/2016 8:49:34 AM
The report did not delve into the reasons for the across-the-board decline in life expectancy from birth, but experts pointed to economic ... according to the World Health Organization. Women in Japan currently have the longest average lifespan at 86.8 ...
The richest countries in the world
MSN - 12/1/2016 10:52:24 AM
... life expectancy at birth of 82.0 years is longer than the U.S. life expectancy of 78.9 years. Australia's economy is the 18th largest in the world and its residents rank as the 17th wealthiest in the world. The country supplies almost half of the ...
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healthpopuli.com - 12/9/2016 2:17:40 PM
“The last time U.S. life expectancy at birth declined was in 1993, when it dropped from 75.6 to 75.4, according to World Bank data,” as quoted ... to social care investments than other wealthy countries whose citizens’ lives are longer, with quality ...
Infographics: The countries with the highest life expectancy
Republica - 12/4/2016 7:17:05 PM
Japan has the highest life expectancy at birth with a ripe old age of 83.7 predicted ... This chart shows the countries with the highest life expectancy in the world as of 2015.
Life Expectancy in the U.S. Drops; NIH Director Jams With Yo-Yo Ma
hhnmag.com - 12/9/2016 11:11:33 AM
The World Health Organization declared Zika no longer a global ... One of the best indicators of the well-being of a country is the expected life span of its citizens. That’s bad news considering the overall U.S. death rate has just increased from ...
Armenia population grew by 0.3% in 2010-2016 - UN report
malaysiasun.com - 12/2/2016 10:58:23 AM
It says 89% of the world's 125 million 10-year-olds live in developing countries where girls face obstacles to equal education, healthcare and safety. Armenia's population grew by 0.3% between 2010 and 2016, while life expectancy at birth stands at 79 ...
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www.ibm.com - 11/27/2016 11:57:24 PM
The average life expectancy at birth now exceeds 83 years in Japan ... “We are seeing population aging in every country in every part of the world…Many countries in Europe and Asia are further along in the process, or moving more rapidly, than we ...
Lifespan in U.S. falls; wealthy live extra decade
benefitspro.com - 12/9/2016 6:21:03 PM
In 2014, life expectancy was 78.9 years at birth, but in 2015, that slid to 78.8 years ... “Life expectancy in the poorest ‘state’ falls below that of more than half the countries in the world, meaning that, in essence, there are several developing ...
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 ...
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 ...
Scottish life expectancy 'still lowest in UK'
rocketnews.com - 11/29/2016 4:45:32 PM
And Scots of both sexes continue to have the lowest life expectancy at birth of any of the four UK countries. In Scotland, men and women can expect to live shorter lives, by 2.3 years and 1.9 years respectively, than in England, where life expectancy is ...
Life Expectancy at Birth - Male - By Country
www.quandl.com - 11/19/2016 7:10:25 AM
This measure of life expecancy is reported by the World Bank. Click on any country name on this page to see a time series of Life Expectancy at Birth - Male for that country, along with options for graphing, downloading and validating the underlying data.