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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
Denmark792014
Puerto Rico792014
Portugal792014
Bahrain792014
Chile782014
Qatar782014
Czech Republic782014
Panama782014
Costa Rica782014
Cuba782014
Albania782014
Slovenia782014
Dominican Republic782014
Kuwait782014
Argentina782014
Saint Lucia772014
New Caledonia772014
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