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
These Are The Happiest Countries In The World
The Huffington Post - 4/24/2015 5:39:15 AM
examining measurements of well-being and lifestyle, including freedom to make life choices, social support and healthy life expectancy at birth. Check out the top 20 happiest countries in the world below.
This Country Is the Happiest in the World, United Nations Finds
Live Science - 4/24/2015 6:39:30 PM
The happiest country in the world ... possible life), to the top rung, a 10, or the best possible life. Most of the differences in happiness among countries could be explained by six factors: levels of gross domestic product (GDP), life expectancy ...
Happiest and Unhappiest Countries in the World By the Numbers
Skift - 4/26/2015 12:53:32 PM
... world according to the 2015 World Happiness Report And here are the least-happy countries: The report also attempts to attribute the differences in rankings to differences in six variables: GDP per capita, life expectancy, social support systems ...
Israel Ranks as 11th-Happiest Country in the World
JP Updates - 4/26/2015 9:04:28 AM
Israel was ranked the 11th-happiest country in the world in 2014, according to the annual World ... The happiness scale was compiled using several factors, including GDP per capita, life expectancy, freedom of choice, generosity, perceptions of corruption ...
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 ...
Malaysia ranks 61 while Switzerland is happiest country in the world
The Rakyat Post - 4/24/2015 4:59:17 PM
Switzerland took the No.1 spot in World ... life expectancy, the presence of social support systems, freedom to make choices and gross domestic product (GDP) per capita,that determine most of the variations in people’s well-being over time and among ...
Canada ranked fifth happiest country in the world
Toronto Sun - 4/24/2015 10:18:25 AM
We're home to some of the world's happiest people ... while the least happy country is once again Togo, at 158. Data was collected between 2012 and 2014 to compare six factors: GDP, life expectancy, generosity, social support, freedom and corruption.
UN ranks Israel 11th-happiest country worldwide
The Times of Israel - 4/26/2015 8:42:59 AM
healthy life expectancy, individual freedom, generosity and perceptions of corruption. The scores were compared to those of “Dystopia,” a hypothetical country representing the worst scores from the 2012 to 2014 index. One of the goals ofthe World ...
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 ...
Switzerland found to be happiest country on earth
Science Recorder - 4/25/2015 2:17:38 AM
Though the tropics, with their white beaches and clear waves, might seem to hold the happiest country on earth, the recent 2015 World Happiness Report showed ... levels of gross domestic product (GDP), life expectancy, generosity, social support, freedom ...
And the happiest countries are…
redOrbit - 4/26/2015 3:16:42 PM
The United Nations has released this year’s annual World Happiness Report, listing the world’s happiest and saddest countries. Some of the results ... Of course, things like life expectancy and government power were significant factors in the scoring ...
Singapore ranked happiest country in Asia, so please smile
AsiaOne - 4/25/2015 7:39:45 AM
Singapore has just been named one of the 25 happiest nations in the world ... life expectancy, freedom to make choices and available social support. Not all surveys tell the same story. In 2012, the Happy Planet Index placed Singapore 90th out of 151 ...
Israel: One Of The Happiest Countries On Earth
Shalom Life - 4/24/2015 7:43:55 PM
The world ... Social rights, life expectancy, governmental corruption, and freedom of expression are all taken into consideration when making the annual report. According to their findings, Israel was 2014’s eleventh happiest country, and outranked ...
Meet the 25 happiest countries in the world
Times Union - 4/23/2015 11:55:39 PM
Perhaps it’s no surprise that Switzerland is the happiest country in the world, according to the ... factors to determine “quality of life” in 158 countries. The report examines GDP per capita, life expectancy, social support, trust in government ...
Ten Countries Where People Live Longest
24/7 Wall ST - 12/2/2013 11:59:48 AM
However, most of the developed world is improving faster than this country. And despite the fact that ... Just three of the nations where life expectancy at birth is longest are among the OECD’s 10 largest pharmaceutical spenders per capita.