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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. 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, 2019

See also: Life expectancy at birth bar chart

 

CountryLife expectancy at birth (years)Year
Monaco892018
Japan862018
Singapore862018
Macau852018
San Marino832018
Iceland832018
Hong Kong832018
Andorra832018
Israel832018
Malta832018
Switzerland832018
Korea, South832018
Italy822018
Luxembourg822018
Australia822018
Sweden822018
Canada822018
France822018
Norway822018
Liechtenstein822018
Spain822018
Austria822018
Netherlands822018
New Zealand812018
Cayman Islands812018
Belgium812018
Slovenia812018
Finland812018
Denmark812018
Ireland812018
Puerto Rico812018
United Kingdom812018
Germany812018
Portugal812018
Greece812018
Taiwan802018
United States802018
Chile792018
Bahrain792018
Qatar792018
Panama792018
Costa Rica792018
Cuba792018
Czech Republic792018
United Arab Emirates792018
Albania792018
Kuwait782018
Saint Lucia782018
New Caledonia782018
Poland782018
Lebanon782018
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)782017
Paraguay782018
Uruguay782018
Argentina782018
Brunei782018
Dominica772018
Slovakia772018
Morocco772018
Algeria772018
Sri Lanka772018
Bosnia and Herzegovina772018
Ecuador772018
Estonia772018
Antigua and Barbuda772018
Libya772018
Georgia772018
Tonga772018
Mexico762018
Croatia762018
Hungary762018
Colombia762018
Saint Kitts and Nevis762018
Venezuela762018
Mauritius762018
Oman762018
Macedonia762018
Serbia762018
Tunisia762018
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines762018
Solomon Islands762018
China762018
Barbados762018
Saudi Arabia762018
Romania762018
Malaysia752018
Turkey752018
Syria752018
Seychelles752018
Lithuania752018
Armenia752018
El Salvador752018
Thailand752018
Jordan752018
Latvia752018
Iraq752018
Grenada752018
Bulgaria752018
Belize752018
Jamaica752018
Brazil742018
Uzbekistan742018
Samoa742018
Iran742018
Peru742018
Vanuatu742018
Vietnam742018
Nicaragua742018
Bangladesh742018
Palau742018
Trinidad and Tobago732018
Belarus732018
Fiji732018
Egypt732018
Indonesia732018
Azerbaijan732018
Bahamas, The732018
Greenland732018
Suriname732018
Cape Verde732018
Ukraine722018
Guatemala722018
Kazakhstan712018
Honduras712018
Nepal712018
Moldova712018
Dominican Republic712018
Russia712018
Kyrgyzstan712018
Bhutan712018
Korea, North712018
Turkmenistan712018
Mongolia702018
Bolivia702018
Philippines702018
India692018
Guyana692018
East Timor692018
Burma692018
Pakistan682018
Tajikistan682018
Gabon682018
Nauru682018
Papua New Guinea682018
Ghana672018
Tuvalu672018
Kiribati672018
Madagascar672018
Yemen662018
Togo662018
Sudan662018
Sao Tome and Principe662018
Eritrea662018
Gambia, The652018
Cambodia652018
Equatorial Guinea652018
Laos652018
Comoros652018
Kenya652018
Haiti652018
Rwanda652018
Namibia642018
South Africa642018
Djibouti642018
Botswana642018
Liberia642018
Mauritania642018
Western Sahara642018
Tanzania632018
Benin632018
Senegal632018
Malawi622018
Guinea622018
Burkina Faso622018
Guinea-Bissau612018
Burundi612018
Zimbabwe612018
Mali612018
Angola612018
Congo, Republic of the602018
Cote d'Ivoire602018
Cameroon592018
Nigeria592018
Sierra Leone592018
Congo, Democratic Republic of the582018
Chad582018
Niger562018
Uganda562018
Mozambique542018
Central African Republic532018
Somalia532018
Zambia532018
Lesotho532018
Afghanistan522018