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Sub-Saharan Africa 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Cape Verde 74.21 2011
2 Seychelles 73.46 2011
3 Mauritius 73.27 2011
4 Sao Tome and Principe 66 2011
5 Madagascar 63.8 2011
6 Namibia 63.28 2011
7 Senegal 63.04 2011
8 Rwanda 62.92 2011
9 Gabon 62.69 2011
10 Ethiopia 62.25 2011
11 Eritrea 61.71 2011
12 Sudan 61.68 2011
13 Mauritania 61.19 2011
14 Djibouti 60.8 2011
15 Ghana 60.79 2011
16 Comoros 60.43 2011
17 Kenya 60.37 2011
18 Tanzania 60.07 2011
19 Liberia 59.86 2011
20 Benin 58.94 2011
21 The Gambia 58.37 2011
22 Uganda 58.02 2011
23 Republic of the Congo 57.78 2011
24 Niger 57.48 2011
25 Zimbabwe 55.95 2011
26 Zambia 55.83 2011
27 Togo 55.81 2011
28 Guinea 55.59 2011
29 Burkina Faso 55.44 2011
30 South Africa 55.3 2011
31 Somalia 54.36 2011
32 Mali 54.19 2011
33 Malawi 54.14 2011
34 Cameroon 54.14 2011
35 South Sudan 54.05 2011
36 Guinea-Bissau 53.8 2011
37 Burundi 53.14 2011
38 Equatorial Guinea 52.08 2011
39 Nigeria 51.71 2011
40 Angola 51.06 2011
41 Chad 50.24 2011
42 Cote d'Ivoire 50.05 2011
43 Mozambique 49.49 2011
44 Democratic Republic of the Congo 49.3 2011
45 Central African Republic 48.79 2011
46 Swaziland 48.66 2011
47 Lesotho 48.22 2011
48 Botswana 46.67 2011
49 Sierra Leone 45.1 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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Health/Life-expectancy-at-birth,-total/Years

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

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  • Hong Kong ranked first for life expectancy at birth, total > years amongst Hot countries in 2011.
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  • 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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