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.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020See also: Life expectancy at birth map
Life Expectancy By Country
Global Finance - 9/2/2022 12:00:00 AM
For women the top 10 countries all have a life expectancy of 84 years or longer. Women in Japan have the highest life expectancy in the world, at 87 years, followed by Spain, Switzerland and Singapore all with 85.1 years. Life expectancy at birth has ...
These countries have better life expectancies than the US, according to data
MSN - 8/31/2022 6:05:00 PM
After analyzing life expectancy data from the World Health Organization's World Health Statistics 2019 report and total population data for each country from the United Nations' World Population ...
The US has the lowest life expectancy of its peer countries. One chart shows how other nations compare.
YAHOO!News - 9/30/2022 7:17:00 PM
Life expectancy in the US has reached a low not seen since the 1990s. For decades, other wealthy nations have had better health outcomes.
Fact Check: Has China Overtaken U.S. in Life Expectancy for First Time?
Newsweek - 9/8/2022 3:32:00 PM
Provisional data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month showed a decline in U.S. life expectancy for the third year in a row. That update came just weeks after China ...
U.S. life expectancy dips below China, at lowest level since 1996
Boston Herald on MSN.com - 9/17/2022 8:57:25 PM
The data show that COVID-19 deaths accounted for half of the decline, and accidents and unintentional injuries contributed about another 16%. Drug overdose deaths made up nearly 50% of the
Cuba and China Exceed US in Life Expectancy, Send Message to the World – Socialism is the Difference
CounterPunch - 9/23/2022 5:52:00 AM
To extend a population’s life expectancy at birth (LEB) requires capabilities that are scarce in the United States. The U.S. LEB has fallen, abruptly.
US life expectancy drops for second straight year, driven by Covid
MSN - 9/1/2022 11:33:00 AM
Life expectancy at birth fell again in 2021 for the second ... more than in any other country in the world, has not hurt everyone equally. Native American and Alaska Native communities have ...
Life expectancy now at 64,7 yrs
Chronicle - 9/19/2022 10:09:00 PM
ZIMBABWE’S life expectancy has increased to 64,7 years from 60,7 years in the last decade with women living longer than men, according to the latest Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency (ZimStat) figures.
The healthiest country in the world has long life expectancy and extremely low obesity
Daily Express - 9/5/2022 3:51:00 PM
More info Money.co.uk looked at air pollution, obesity rates, safety and the number of sunlight hours to find the world’s healthiest country. The team also analysed life expectancy and the ...