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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Health > Life expectancy at birth stats

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  • Female: The average number of years to be lived by a females in this nation 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.
  • Female > Years: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Male: The average number of years to be lived by amen in this nation born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. The entry includes total population as well as the male and female components. 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.
  • Male > Years: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Total > Years: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
  • Total population: 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.
  • Years > Females: Life expectancy at birth (years) 2003 - Females
  • Years > Males: Life expectancy at birth (years) 2003 - Males
  • Years > Total population: Life expectancy at birth (years) 2003 - Total population
STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Female 85.72 years
Ranked 4th. 6% more than United States
80.93 years
Ranked 52nd.

Female > Years 85.63 years
Ranked 1st. 6% more than United States
80.67 years
Ranked 35th.

Male 78.96 years
Ranked 10th. 4% more than United States
75.92 years
Ranked 44th.

Male > Years 78.69 years
Ranked 4th. 5% more than United States
74.89 years
Ranked 36th.

Total > Years 82.08 years
Ranked 1st. 6% more than United States
77.71 years
Ranked 34th.

Total population 82.25 years
Ranked 5th. 5% more than United States
78.37 years
Ranked 47th.

Years > Females 85
Ranked 1st. 6% more than United States
80
Ranked 32nd.
Years > Males 78
Ranked 4th. 4% more than United States
75
Ranked 28th.
Years > Total population 82
Ranked 1st. 6% more than United States
77
Ranked 30th.

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