Life expectancy at birth: total population: 77.9 years
male: 73.9 years
female: 82 years (2017 est.)
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 - This page was last updated on January 20, 2018See Also