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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth, total > Years

DEFINITION: Life expectancy at birth, 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Costa Rica 79.49 2011
2 Chile 79.31 2011
3 Bermuda 79.29 2011
4 Cuba 78.89 2011
5 Panama 77.16 2011
6 Mexico 76.91 2011
7 Uruguay 76.76 2011
8 Dominica 76.6 2002
9 Curacao 76.16 2009
10 Ecuador 75.92 2011
11 Argentina 75.84 2011
12 Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 75.59 2009
13 Antigua and Barbuda 75.5 2011
14 Aruba 75.08 2011
15 Barbados 74.97 2011
16 The Bahamas 74.75 2011
17 Saint Lucia 74.55 2011
18 Venezuela 74.33 2011
19 Peru 74.21 2011
20 Nicaragua 74.13 2011
21 Colombia 73.57 2011
22 Belize 73.49 2011
23 Brazil 73.35 2011
24 Honduras 73.17 2011
25 Jamaica 73.08 2011
26 Dominican Republic 73.01 2011
27 Grenada 72.48 2011
28 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 72.3 2011
29 Paraguay 72.11 2011
30 El Salvador 71.87 2011
31 Saint Kitts and Nevis 71.34 2002
32 Guatemala 71.33 2011
33 Suriname 70.58 2011
34 Trinidad and Tobago 69.71 2011
35 Bolivia 66.63 2011
36 Guyana 65.88 2011
37 Haiti 62.31 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth, total > Years. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Derived from male and female life expectancy at birth from sources such as: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Health/Life-expectancy-at-birth,-total/Years

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth, total > Years

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Interesting observations about Health > Life expectancy at birth, total > Years

  • Hong Kong ranked first for life expectancy at birth, total > years amongst Hot countries in 2011.
  • Lebanon ranked first for life expectancy at birth, total > years amongst Muslim countries in 2011.
  • Japan ranked first for life expectancy at birth, total > years amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2011.
  • San Marino ranked first for life expectancy at birth, total > years amongst Christian countries in 2011.
  • Singapore ranked first for life expectancy at birth, total > years amongst Former British colonies in 2011.
  • Spain ranked first for life expectancy at birth, total > years amongst European Union in 2011.
  • Sierra Leone has ranked last for life expectancy at birth, total > years since 1997.
  • Switzerland ranked first for life expectancy at birth, total > years amongst Cold countries in 2011.
  • 39 of the bottom 40 countries by life expectancy at birth, total > years are Sub-Saharan African.
  • Chile ranked first for life expectancy at birth, total > years amongst Emerging markets in 2011.
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