Cameroon - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in Cameroon was 59.80 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 57 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 59.80 in 2017 and a minimum value of 43.01 in 1960.

Definition: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision. (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Popu

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Year Value
1960 43.01
1961 43.48
1962 43.94
1963 44.40
1964 44.85
1965 45.30
1966 45.77
1967 46.25
1968 46.76
1969 47.29
1970 47.84
1971 48.41
1972 48.98
1973 49.55
1974 50.10
1975 50.64
1976 51.15
1977 51.65
1978 52.11
1979 52.55
1980 52.97
1981 53.37
1982 53.76
1983 54.14
1984 54.48
1985 54.77
1986 54.99
1987 55.12
1988 55.14
1989 55.07
1990 54.89
1991 54.62
1992 54.29
1993 53.93
1994 53.56
1995 53.21
1996 52.92
1997 52.70
1998 52.55
1999 52.50
2000 52.54
2001 52.68
2002 52.89
2003 53.17
2004 53.51
2005 53.89
2006 54.31
2007 54.78
2008 55.27
2009 55.79
2010 56.31
2011 56.84
2012 57.38
2013 57.90
2014 58.42
2015 58.91
2016 59.37
2017 59.80

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in Cameroon was 58.51 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 57 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 58.51 in 2017 and a minimum value of 41.79 in 1960.

Definition: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision, or derived from male and female life expectancy at birth from sources such as: (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3)

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Year Value
1960 41.79
1961 42.26
1962 42.72
1963 43.18
1964 43.64
1965 44.10
1966 44.56
1967 45.03
1968 45.51
1969 46.01
1970 46.52
1971 47.05
1972 47.59
1973 48.14
1974 48.68
1975 49.21
1976 49.72
1977 50.21
1978 50.68
1979 51.12
1980 51.54
1981 51.93
1982 52.31
1983 52.67
1984 53.00
1985 53.27
1986 53.48
1987 53.59
1988 53.61
1989 53.54
1990 53.36
1991 53.09
1992 52.74
1993 52.34
1994 51.94
1995 51.55
1996 51.24
1997 51.01
1998 50.89
1999 50.88
2000 50.99
2001 51.22
2002 51.54
2003 51.91
2004 52.32
2005 52.76
2006 53.22
2007 53.68
2008 54.15
2009 54.63
2010 55.10
2011 55.58
2012 56.07
2013 56.58
2014 57.08
2015 57.58
2016 58.06
2017 58.51

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in Cameroon was 57.24 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 57 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 57.24 in 2017 and a minimum value of 40.58 in 1960.

Definition: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision. (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Popu

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Year Value
1960 40.58
1961 41.05
1962 41.52
1963 41.99
1964 42.45
1965 42.91
1966 43.36
1967 43.82
1968 44.28
1969 44.74
1970 45.22
1971 45.72
1972 46.22
1973 46.74
1974 47.26
1975 47.78
1976 48.30
1977 48.79
1978 49.26
1979 49.70
1980 50.11
1981 50.50
1982 50.87
1983 51.22
1984 51.53
1985 51.79
1986 51.98
1987 52.09
1988 52.11
1989 52.03
1990 51.86
1991 51.58
1992 51.21
1993 50.79
1994 50.35
1995 49.94
1996 49.60
1997 49.37
1998 49.27
1999 49.30
2000 49.49
2001 49.80
2002 50.20
2003 50.65
2004 51.13
2005 51.63
2006 52.11
2007 52.57
2008 53.03
2009 53.46
2010 53.89
2011 54.32
2012 54.78
2013 55.26
2014 55.76
2015 56.27
2016 56.77
2017 57.24

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality