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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, 2018

See also: Life expectancy at birth bar chart

 

CountryLife expectancy at birth (years)Year
Monaco892017
Japan852017
Singapore852017
Macau852017
San Marino832017
Iceland832017
Hong Kong832017
Andorra832017
Switzerland832017
Israel832017
Korea, South832017
Luxembourg822017
Italy822017
Australia822017
Sweden822017
Canada822017
France822017
Liechtenstein822017
Norway822017
Spain822017
Austria822017
Netherlands812017
New Zealand812017
Cayman Islands812017
Belgium812017
Finland812017
Ireland812017
Puerto Rico812017
United Kingdom812017
Germany812017
Greece812017
Malta812017
Taiwan802017
United States802017
Denmark802017
Portugal792017
Bahrain792017
Chile792017
Qatar792017
Cuba792017
Panama792017
Czech Republic792017
Costa Rica792017
Albania792017
Dominican Republic782017
Slovenia782017
Kuwait782017
New Caledonia782017
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)782017
Saint Lucia782017
Poland782017
Lebanon782017
United Arab Emirates782017
Uruguay772017
Paraguay772017
Slovakia772017
Brunei772017
Argentina772017
Dominica772017
Morocco772017
Ecuador772017
Algeria772017
Bosnia and Herzegovina772017
Sri Lanka772017
Estonia772017
Antigua and Barbuda772017
Libya772017
Macedonia762017
Georgia762017
Tonga762017
Mexico762017
Croatia762017
Hungary762017
Venezuela762017
Saint Kitts and Nevis762017
Colombia762017
Mauritius762017
Oman762017
China762017
Serbia762017
Tunisia762017
Solomon Islands762017
Barbados762017
Saudi Arabia762017
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines762017
Romania752017
Malaysia752017
Syria752017
Turkey752017
Lithuania752017
Iraq752017
Armenia752017
El Salvador752017
Thailand752017
Seychelles752017
Jordan752017
Latvia752017
Bulgaria752017
Grenada752017
Iran742017
Peru742017
Brazil742017
Uzbekistan742017
Samoa742017
Vietnam742017
Vanuatu742017
Jamaica742017
Nicaragua742017
Bangladesh732017
Palau732017
Trinidad and Tobago732017
Belarus732017
Fiji732017
Egypt732017
Indonesia732017
Azerbaijan732017
Bahamas, The732017
Guatemala732017
Greenland732017
Suriname732017
Cape Verde722017
Ukraine722017
Honduras712017
Kazakhstan712017
Nepal712017
Moldova712017
Russia712017
Kyrgyzstan712017
Korea, North712017
Bhutan712017
Turkmenistan702017
Mongolia702017
Bolivia702017
Philippines692017
Belize692017
India692017
Guyana692017
East Timor682017
Burma682017
Pakistan682017
Tajikistan682017
Nauru672017
Papua New Guinea672017
Ghana672017
Tuvalu672017
Kiribati672017
Madagascar662017
Yemen662017
Togo652017
Sao Tome and Principe652017
Eritrea652017
Gambia, The652017
Cambodia652017
Comoros652017
Equatorial Guinea652017
Laos652017
Sudan642017
Rwanda642017
Kenya642017
Haiti642017
Namibia642017
South Africa642017
Djibouti642017
Mauritania632017
Western Sahara632017
Liberia632017
Botswana632017
Ethiopia632017
Tanzania632017
Benin622017
Senegal622017
Malawi622017
Guinea612017
Burundi612017
Zimbabwe602017
Mali602017
Angola602017
Congo, Republic of the602017
Cameroon592017
Cote d'Ivoire592017
Sierra Leone592017
Congo, Democratic Republic of the582017
Niger562017
Uganda562017
Burkina Faso562017
Nigeria542017
Mozambique542017
Lesotho532017
Central African Republic532017
Somalia532017
Zambia532017
Swaziland522017
Gabon522017
Afghanistan522017
Guinea-Bissau512017
Chad512017