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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, 2017

See also: Life expectancy at birth bar chart

 

CountryLife expectancy at birth (years)Year
Monaco902016
Japan852016
Singapore852016
Macau852016
San Marino832016
Iceland832016
Hong Kong832016
Andorra832016
Switzerland832016
Israel822016
Korea, South822016
Luxembourg822016
Italy822016
Australia822016
Sweden822016
Canada822016
Liechtenstein822016
Norway822016
France822016
Spain822016
Austria822016
Netherlands812016
New Zealand812016
Cayman Islands812016
Belgium812016
Finland812016
Ireland812016
Germany812016
United Kingdom812016
Greece812016
Malta802016
Taiwan802016
United States802016
Puerto Rico792016
Denmark792016
Portugal792016
Bahrain792016
Chile792016
Cuba792016
Qatar792016
Panama792016
Costa Rica792016
Albania782016
Slovenia782016
Dominican Republic782016
Kuwait782016
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)782012
Saint Lucia782016
New Caledonia782016
Poland782016
Lebanon782016
United Arab Emirates782016
Uruguay772016
Paraguay772016
Brunei772016
Argentina772016
Slovakia772016
Dominica772016
Morocco772016
Ecuador772016
Sri Lanka772016
Algeria772016
Bosnia and Herzegovina772016
Estonia772016
Antigua and Barbuda772016
Libya772016
Macedonia762016
Georgia762016
Tonga762016
Tunisia762016
Mexico762016
Croatia762016
Hungary762016
Venezuela762016
Saint Kitts and Nevis762016
Colombia762016
Mauritius762016
Oman762016
China762016
Serbia762016
Saudi Arabia752016
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines752016
Solomon Islands752016
Barbados752016
Romania752016
Malaysia752016
Iraq752016
Lithuania752016
Syria752016
Turkey752016
Thailand752016
Seychelles752016
El Salvador752016
Armenia752016
Jordan752016
Latvia752016
Bulgaria752016
Grenada742016
Brazil742016
Uzbekistan742016
Samoa742016
Peru742016
Jamaica742016
Vanuatu732016
Vietnam732016
Nicaragua732016
Bangladesh732016
Palau732016
Trinidad and Tobago732016
Indonesia732016
Belarus732016
Fiji732016
Egypt732016
Azerbaijan732016
Bahamas, The722016
Greenland722016
Guatemala722016
Suriname722016
Cape Verde722016
Ukraine722016
Iran712016
Honduras712016
Kazakhstan712016
Russia712016
Kyrgyzstan712016
Nepal712016
Moldova712016
Korea, North702016
Bhutan702016
Turkmenistan702016
Mongolia702016
Bolivia692016
Philippines692016
Belize692016
India692016
Guyana682016
East Timor682016
Tajikistan682016
Pakistan682016
Papua New Guinea672016
Nauru672016
Burma672016
Ghana672016
Tuvalu672016
Kiribati662016
Madagascar662016
Yemen662016
Togo652016
Sao Tome and Principe652016
Gambia, The652016
Eritrea652016
Cambodia652016
Laos642016
Comoros642016
Equatorial Guinea642016
Sudan642016
Kenya642016
Haiti642016
Namibia642016
Djibouti632016
South Africa632016
Western Sahara632016
Mauritania632016
Ethiopia622016
Tanzania622016
Benin622016
Senegal622016
Malawi612016
Guinea612016
Burundi612016
Rwanda602016
Congo, Republic of the592016
Liberia592016
Cote d'Ivoire592016
Cameroon592016
Sierra Leone582016
Zimbabwe582016
Congo, Democratic Republic of the572016
Angola562016
Mali562016
Niger562016
Burkina Faso562016
Uganda552016
Botswana552016
Nigeria532016
Mozambique532016
Lesotho532016
Zambia532016
Somalia522016
Central African Republic522016
Gabon522016
Swaziland522016
Afghanistan512016
Guinea-Bissau512016
Chad502016