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 - 3/29/2021 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 ...
COVID-19 prompts life expectancy to fall in a majority of EU countries
Euronews - 4/7/2021 1:01:00 PM
Life expectancy at birth fell in the majority of European ... Poland and Romania which each registered a decrease of 1.4 years. Nordic countries were the only ones to observe a rise in life ...
Life expectancy drops in EU nations amid struggles with COVID-19
The Hill - 4/7/2021 1:58:00 PM
“Following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, life expectancy at birth fell in the vast majority ... Ireland was the only EU country that didn’t report data.
Life expectancy gap growing between rich/poor world women: WHO
Hebdo Ahram - 3/19/2021 10:54:00 AM
Life expectancy for women at 50 has improved, but the gap between poor and rich countries ... birth and childhood. But what we found is that improvement is much stronger in the rich world than ...
Italian life expectancy fell by almost a year in 2020 due to pandemic -ISTAT
Yahoo News - 3/10/2021 1:09:00 PM
Nationwide, life expectancy at birth was 82.3 years in 2020, down from 83.2 in 2019, with the figure falling more than 1-1/2 years in the north of the country which bore the ... in 2020 than in any other year since World War Two, ISTAT said last week ...
COVID cut life expectancy in Italy by almost a year - ISTAT
ANSA - 3/10/2021 10:49:00 AM
The national statistics agency said life expectancy at birth was 82.3 years in 2020 ... and partially wiped them out in other parts of the country," said ISTAT's BES report on the nation's ...
Italian life expectancy fell by almost a year in 2020 due to pandemic: ISTAT
The Telegram - 3/10/2021 1:06:00 PM
Nationwide, life expectancy at birth was 82.3 years in 2020, down from 83.2 in 2019, with the figure falling more than 1-1/2 years in the north of the country ... year since World War Two, ISTAT ...