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
Cuban Life Expectancy Among the Highest in World at 78.45 Years
teleSUR - 5/25/2015 11:53:29 PM
Life expectancy for women was slightly higher at 80.45 years, with the life span for men at 76.50 years. Cuba is in the top 25 countries in the world for life expectancy, which is considered an important indicator of human development and quality of ...
Life Expectancy in Cuba: 78.4 Years
cubanews.ain.cu - 5/27/2015 12:59:43 PM
HAVANA, Cuba, May 27 (acn) At the end of the 2011-2013 three year-period life expectancy at birth of the Cuban population in general reached 78.45 years, a figure that places the island among the 25 nations of the world most advantaged in this important ...
Watauga County No. 2 on new life expectancy list
Watauga Democrat - 5/27/2015 5:46:03 PM
The report states that babies born in Watauga County will have a life expectancy of 81 years, on par with babies born in Japan, which is the longest rate of any major industrial country in the world. The report stated that factors that account for the area ...
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 ...
11 Countries with the Highest Rates of Gun Ownership in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/28/2015 3:33:01 AM
To see the other side of the spectrum check out our list of Country-by-Country Life Expectancy: The World’s 15 Healthiest Countries. In order to accurately figure out the rates of gun ownership, we have to measure it by capita. For this list we consider ...
Delayed cord cutting at birth tied to better skills in childhood
FOX News - 5/27/2015 11:26:39 AM
Delaying cord clamping is already known to benefit babies by increasing iron levels in their blood for the first few months of life, researchers write in ... blood in the body for a long time after birth.” The World Health Organization recommends waiting ...
Research Shows Birthplace in NC Changes Life Expectancy Rate
TIME WARNER CABLE NEWS - 5/26/2015 6:15:52 PM
Bell said a child's average life expectancy varies largely by county of residence. "A child that's born in Watauga County, North Carolina can expect to live on average 81 years, which is on par with countries ... and a low birth weight, but Bell said ...
Life expectancy in U.S. is slowing compared with other countries
Los Angeles Times - 1/24/2011 11:54:12 PM
For U.S. males, life expectancy at birth increased by 5.5 years from 1980 to 2006. That's good, but it still lags behind the average life-expectancy gains of 21 other countries. For U.S. women, life expectancy at birth increased by about three years from ...
The world's ageing population is sending us into a deepening debt crisis
CITY A.M. - 5/26/2015 6:55:50 AM
The world's ageing population is causing a huge pile of debt ... the question of how we are going to pay down the huge debt burden,” he said. “With life expectancy increasing rapidly, we no longer have the young, working populations required to ...
How long will YOU live? Startling map reveals dramatic differences in life expectancy across the globe (and why you should move to Monaco)
Daily Mail - 11/30/2012 4:13:06 AM
This colour-coded map reveals the startling difference in life expectancies across 222 of the world ... countries with state-funded healthcare systems like Japan, Canada and the UK, which each have average life expectancies of over 80 years. Life ...
Americans truly are exceptional — at least when it comes to circumcision
Washington Post - 5/26/2015 1:00:54 PM
Circumcision proponents point to studies by the World ... within countries. Check out the chart below, which uses CDC data. One important note: the CDC numbers only count circumcisions performed in hospitals, typically immediately after the birth of ...
Life Expectancy Around The World: How Healthy Is Canada Compared To Other Countries?
The Huffington Post - 12/17/2012 10:43:57 PM
According to a recent report by the Economist Intelligence Unit, an independent company with The Economist Group, the world's best places to be born in 2013 were the countries with some of the highest life expectancy rates at birth, including Australia ...
Indonesia Respiratory Devices Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 9% - Boosting Growth for Respiratory Disposables
PR Newswire - 5/27/2015 1:28:21 PM
(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140502/685460) The growth in Indonesia market is backed by a rise in smoking habits, increased air pollution, enhanced life expectancy, improved healthcare infrastructure and government initiatives. Though a ...
Study: Where you grow up in North Carolina affects your life span
Charlotte Observer - 5/24/2015 11:54:40 PM
Children born in mountainous Watauga County can expect to live almost 82 years – on par with some of the world’s healthiest countries. But for those ... the average life expectancy is 78.3 years, about six months shorter than the nation as a whole.
Goldman Sachs tells us what we already know: the world is drowning in debt
Economic Collapse News - 5/25/2015 11:53:29 PM
“With life expectancy increasing rapidly ... the debt problem balloons and becomes the No. 1 problem to a country or a household. Just how much is the world in debt? It is estimated that we’re in the red by more than $60 trillion, and we accrue ...