|Rank||Country||Life expectancy at birth (years)|
|24||Isle of Man||80.76|
|32||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||80|
|41||Turks and Caicos Islands||79.26|
|42||Wallis and Futuna||79.12|
|44||Bosnia and Herzegovina||78.96|
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
10 Countries with Highest Infant Mortality Rates
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/18/2015 8:09:44 AM
The most vulnerable age for kids is between the time of their birth and until the age of 5 ... which also contributes to rise in mortality rate. Our article Country-by-Country Life Expectancy: The World’s 15 Healthiest Countries can also help our ...
Where children live predicts a difference in life expectancy by as much as a decade
Stanly News & Press - 5/19/2015 4:51:06 PM
The differences in life expectancy by location are dramatic. In Watauga County, children can expect to live an average of 81 years--on par with Japan where residents have the longest life expectancy of any major country ... at a low birth weight putting ...
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 ...
'White Helmets' bring civilian aid to Syria's conflict
CNN - 5/21/2015 10:39:29 PM
They would like to reverse the drop in life expectancy and offer some relief to the countless civilians who have become increasingly desperate, forced to leave their homes and even move into parts of the country ... It was the birth of a humanitarian ...
Life: What to Expect
WTXL 27 - 5/18/2015 5:56:43 PM
(WTXL) --In 2012, the World Health Organization looked at life expectancy all over the globe ... "We have great resources, we're a very developed country, we have great medical care and we have a lot of things available to us. The way we use them...
Is it enough to achieve the middle-income country status?
opinion.bdnews24.com - 5/20/2015 1:36:39 PM
That is, most of the world’s extreme poor no longer live in the world’s poorest or least developed countries. Andy Sumner’s research ... 20% (with youth unemployment over 34%); life expectancy at birth fell by 11 years from 58 years (in 1995) to ...
'What a Wonderful World' to receive SongHall's 'Towering Song' award
Examiner - 5/20/2015 6:15:49 PM
Its initial release in the U.S. failed commercially, though it did top the charts in many countries ... a Wonderful World.” “It's no wonder that people everywhere have embraced it to accompany happy life cycle events like the birth of a child, bar ...
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 ...
Did we get the ‘old-age dependency’ of aging countries all wrong?
Brookings - 5/20/2015 9:26:06 AM
We have all seen the numbers before: Over the coming decades, many countries in the developed and developing world alike will significantly ... In other words, our increased life expectancy is now translating also into longer work lives, and this trend ...
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 ...
Suicide sweeping Indian Country is genocide
People's World - 5/18/2015 6:53:59 PM
I must amplify on a report that appeared in People's World's column, This Week In Indigenous News ... The alcoholism rate is said to hover at 80 percent. Life expectancy on Pine Ridge is the lowest in the entire United States and is the second lowest ...
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 ...
Somalia Listed as Worst Country for Maternal Health
Voice of America - 5/20/2015 10:19:12 PM
In its latest report, "State of World Mothers," the aid ... now as we speak here because of giving life," said Kyeyune. Conflict and poverty in Somalia have forced many of the country’s displaced women to give birth in makeshift camps.
A world map of average life expectancy by country. How does your nation rank?
Io9 - 11/28/2012 2:45:24 PM
Here now to provide a some perspective on the matter of mortality is a variegated patchwork comprising 188 of the world's countries, with each nation color-coded in accordance with the average life expectancy of its citizens. Click here for a hi-res ...
Global Life Expectancy: Life Spans Continue To Lengthen Around The World, WHO Says
The Huffington Post - 5/15/2013 4:09:31 AM
That's dramatic," Colin Mathers, coordinator for mortality and burden of disease at the WHO, said as the organisation launched its annual world health statistics ... or at least no change, in life expectancy at birth. Even countries where people live ...