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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
Australia822017
Italy822017
Luxembourg822017
Sweden822017
Canada822017
France822017
Liechtenstein822017
Norway822017
Spain822017
Austria822017
Netherlands812017
Cayman Islands812017
New Zealand812017
Belgium812017
Finland812017
Ireland812017
Puerto Rico812017
Germany812017
United Kingdom812017
Greece812017
Malta812017
Taiwan802017
United States802017
Denmark802017
Portugal792017
Bahrain792017
Chile792017
Qatar792017
Cuba792017
Panama792017
Czech Republic792017
Costa Rica792017
Albania792017
Dominican Republic782017
Slovenia782017
Kuwait782017
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)782017
New Caledonia782017
Saint Lucia782017