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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.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Life expectancy at birth varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Life expectancy at birth bar chart

 

Country NameLife expectancy at birth (years)Year of Estimate
Monaco902014
Macau842014
Japan842014
Singapore842014
San Marino832014
Hong Kong832014
Andorra832014
Switzerland822014
Australia822014
Italy822014
Sweden822014
Liechtenstein822014
Canada822014
France822014
Norway822014
Spain812014
Israel812014
Iceland812014
Netherlands812014
Cayman Islands812014
New Zealand812014
Ireland812014
Germany802014
United Kingdom802014
Greece802014
Austria802014
Malta802014
Luxembourg802014
Belgium802014
Taiwan802014
Korea, South802014
Finland802014
United States802014
Puerto Rico792014
Denmark792014
Portugal792014
Bahrain792014
Chile782014
Qatar782014
Czech Republic782014
Panama782014
Costa Rica782014
Cuba782014
Albania782014
Slovenia782014
Dominican Republic782014
Kuwait782014
Argentina782014
Saint Lucia772014
New Caledonia772014
Lebanon772014
United Arab Emirates772014
Uruguay772014
Paraguay772014
Brunei772014
Slovakia772014
Poland772014
Dominica772014
Morocco772014
Croatia762014
Algeria762014
Ecuador762014
Sri Lanka762014
Bosnia and Herzegovina762014
Antigua and Barbuda762014
Libya762014
Lithuania762014
Tonga762014
Macedonia762014
Georgia762014
Tunisia762014
Hungary752014
Mexico752014
Saint Kitts and Nevis752014
Colombia752014
Mauritius752014
China752014
Serbia752014
Barbados752014
Oman752014
Solomon Islands752014
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines752014
Saudi Arabia752014
Romania752014
Malaysia752014
Venezuela742014
Bulgaria742014
Seychelles742014
Thailand742014
El Salvador742014
Armenia742014
Jordan742014
Estonia742014
Grenada742014
Jamaica732014
Egypt732014
Latvia732014
Turkey732014
Uzbekistan732014
Brazil732014
Peru732014
Samoa732014
Vietnam732014
Vanuatu732014
Nicaragua732014
Palau732014
Philippines722014
Trinidad and Tobago722014
Indonesia722014
Belarus722014
Fiji722014
Bahamas, The722014
Azerbaijan722014
Greenland722014
Guatemala722014
Suriname722014
Cape Verde722014
Iraq712014
Honduras712014
Iran712014
Bangladesh712014
Kazakhstan702014
Russia702014
Moldova702014
Kyrgyzstan702014
Korea, North702014
Turkmenistan692014
Ukraine692014
Mongolia692014
Bhutan692014
Bolivia692014
Belize682014
Syria682014
Guyana682014
India682014
East Timor672014
Nepal672014
Tajikistan672014
Pakistan672014
Papua New Guinea672014
Nauru662014
Burma662014
Tuvalu662014
Ghana662014
Kiribati652014
Madagascar652014
Yemen652014
Gambia, The642014
Sao Tome and Principe642014
Togo642014
Cambodia642014
Kenya642014
Laos642014
Eritrea642014
Equatorial Guinea632014
Comoros632014
Sudan632014
Haiti632014
Djibouti622014
Mauritania622014
Western Sahara622014
Tanzania612014
Benin612014
Senegal612014
Ethiopia612014
Malawi602014
Guinea602014
Burundi602014
Rwanda592014
Congo, Republic of the592014
Liberia582014
Cote d'Ivoire582014
Sierra Leone572014
Cameroon572014
Congo, Democratic Republic of the572014
Zimbabwe562014
Angola552014
Mali552014
Burkina Faso552014
Niger552014
Uganda542014
Botswana542014
Lesotho532014
Nigeria532014
Mozambique532014
Gabon522014
Namibia522014
Zambia522014
Somalia522014
Central African Republic512014
Swaziland512014
Afghanistan502014
Guinea-Bissau502014
South Africa502014
Chad492014
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