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
Life Expectancy in Iran and Other Countries
Iranian LLC - 10/22/2014 11:57:56 PM
Life expectancy in countries around the world is growing, according to a new report from the ... found Americans are expected to live longer than ever: life expectancy from birth reached 78.8 years, a .01 increase from the previous year.
The 10 Most Livable Countries Right Now
The Huffington Post - 10/25/2014 5:56:27 PM
The median life expectancy at birth in the U.S. of 78.9 years was ranked just ... By contrast, in all of the world’s least developed countries, adult residents had less than four years of education on average. The most and least developed nations also ...
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 ...
Here’s why Australians are once again the wealthiest nation in the world
Small Business Yahoo - 10/24/2014 4:57:23 AM
In other words our high median shows that wealth is spread more evenly than in other countries ... The most recent UN data shows life expectancy at birth in Australia has reached 82.5 years – the fourth longest in the world behind Japan (83.6), Hong ...
World population likely to peak by 2070
Phys.org - 10/23/2014 3:07:02 PM
More than just population numbers, the new book also includes specific projections for population by age, sex, and education level, for 195 countries in the world, from 2010 to ... which also reflect remaining life expectancy. The new projections are ...
World War II vet embraces life at 90
Hudson Hub-Times - 10/26/2014 3:29:07 AM
And so at 79, Frazey packed up one life and unpacked a new one in Hudson. With no regrets, she has embraced her Hudson years wholeheartedly, as active now as ever. This past summer, Frazey celebrated her 90th birthday at a party at the Country Club of ...
Are South Koreans at risk of 'extinction'?
Al JAZEERA - 9/19/2014 5:31:44 AM
In the 1960s and 1970s, South Koreans did not worry about low birth rate: on the contrary ... of pride about the fast growth of their life expectancy. After all, they moved from being a poor third-world country in the 1960s to being one of the world ...
National Geographic World Atlas (for iPad)
PC Magazine - 10/23/2014 7:31:53 PM
Bottom Line National Geographic World Atlas is a pretty ... it brings up information about the country, its capital, and the city you've chosen. Country information includes the area, population, literacy, life expectancy, languages, religions, type ...
World population to keep growing this century, hit 11 billion by 2100
washington.edu - 9/19/2014 10:18:04 AM
The main reason is that birth rates in sub-Saharan Africa ... confidence interval that could be useful in planning.” World population projections are based mostly on two things: future life expectancy and fertility rates. Earlier techniques relied ...
Earth’s Population Could Reach 12.3 Billion by 2100, Scientists Say
sci-news.com - 9/19/2014 5:13:15 PM
World population projections are based mostly on two things: future life expectancy and fertility rates ... The main reason is that birth rates in sub-Saharan Africa have not been going down as fast as had been expected. There is an 80 % chance that ...
The New Population Boom Could Easily Be a Dud
Wall Street Journal - 9/22/2014 6:49:55 PM
In the Science study, the main reason for concluding that the world's population will most likely continue ... Also around 2050, the U.N. Population Division projects that life expectancy at birth will average nearly 70 for the sub-Saharan region, up ...
World Polio Day - Saving a million lives
IBN Live - 10/24/2014 7:42:02 AM
India's journey from an endemic to a country with zero case has been a long and arduous one. It involved people from different walks of life including ... with world's largest accumulation of children under the age of five years with high birth rate ...
Global life expectancy reaches new heights but 21 million face premature death this year, warns WHO
WHO - 10/17/2014 10:59:26 PM
In The World Health Report 1998: Life in the 21st century a vision for all, WHO says global life expectancy at birth, now 66 years ... 3 out of 4 people in the least developed countries today are dying before the age of 50 - the global life expectancy ...
Insight: More devo powers to local communities
The Scotsman - 10/25/2014 10:49:57 PM
After two years of campaigning, the referendum is over and the world has been struck by the passion ... Take that most basic of all measures, life expectancy. In some parts of the country, many people can expect to live well into their 80s or beyond.
Cuba emerges as committed ally against Ebola - yet can't treat illnesses at home
Latino FOX News - 10/22/2014 11:47:47 AM
World Bank ... brought its life expectancy rate on par with the U.S., made its infant mortality rate the lowest in the hemisphere and eradicated measles on the island. The crumbling economic situation, however, has shown cracks in the country’s aging ...