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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth, female > Years

DEFINITION: Life expectancy at birth, 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Cape Verde 78.2 2011
2 Seychelles 77.4 2011
3 Mauritius 76.97 2011
4 Sao Tome and Principe 68.01 2011
5 Namibia 66.15 2011
6 Madagascar 65.31 2011
7 Rwanda 64.52 2011
8 Senegal 64.51 2011
9 Eritrea 64.11 2011
10 Ethiopia 63.79 2011
11 Gabon 63.75 2011
12 Sudan 63.49 2011
13 Mauritania 62.74 2011
14 Djibouti 62.4 2011
15 Kenya 62.12 2011
16 Comoros 61.83 2011
17 Ghana 61.73 2011
18 Tanzania 61.31 2011
19 Liberia 60.81 2011
20 Benin 60.36 2011
21 The Gambia 59.71 2011
22 Republic of the Congo 59.19 2011
23 Uganda 59.05 2011
24 Niger 57.65 2011
25 Zambia 57.3 2011
26 South Africa 57.2 2011
27 Togo 56.64 2011
28 Zimbabwe 56.46 2011
29 Guinea 56.38 2011
30 Burkina Faso 56.03 2011
31 Somalia 56 2011
32 Guinea-Bissau 55.37 2011
33 Cameroon 55.23 2011
34 South Sudan 55.09 2011
35 Burundi 54.96 2011
36 Malawi 54.23 2011
37 Mali 54.03 2011
38 Equatorial Guinea 53.56 2011
39 Angola 52.56 2011
40 Nigeria 52.02 2011
41 Chad 51.09 2011
42 Democratic Republic of the Congo 51.08 2011
43 Cote d'Ivoire 50.86 2011
44 Central African Republic 50.66 2011
45 Mozambique 50.48 2011
46 Lesotho 48.46 2011
47 Swaziland 48.16 2011
48 Botswana 46.04 2011
49 Sierra Leone 45.27 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth, female > Years. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", (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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Health/Life-expectancy-at-birth,-female/Years

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth, female > Years

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

  • Hong Kong ranked first for life expectancy at birth, female > years amongst Hot countries in 2011.
  • Lebanon ranked first for life expectancy at birth, female > years amongst Muslim countries in 2011.
  • Japan ranked first for life expectancy at birth, female > years amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2011.
  • Spain ranked second for life expectancy at birth, female > years amongst Christian countries in 2011.
  • Singapore ranked first for life expectancy at birth, female > years amongst Former British colonies in 2011.
  • Sierra Leone has ranked last for life expectancy at birth, female > years since 1997.
  • Switzerland ranked first for life expectancy at birth, female > years amongst Cold countries in 2011.
  • 40 of the bottom 41 countries by life expectancy at birth, female > years are Sub-Saharan African.
  • Chile ranked first for life expectancy at birth, female > years amongst Emerging markets in 2011.
  • San Marino ranked first for life expectancy at birth, female > years amongst Europe in 2011.
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