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. 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, 2018See also: Life expectancy at birth bar chart
|Country||Life expectancy at birth (years)||Year|
|Antigua and Barbuda||77||2017|
|Saint Kitts and Nevis||76||2017|
|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||76||2017|
|Trinidad and Tobago||73||2017|