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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth > Total population

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mauritius 74.48 years 2011
2 Seychelles 73.52 years 2011
3 Cape Verde 70.7 years 2011
4 Comoros 64.2 years 2011
5 Madagascar 63.63 years 2011
6 The Gambia 63.51 years 2011
7 Sao Tome and Principe 63.11 years 2011
8 Togo 62.71 years 2011
9 Eritrea 62.52 years 2011
10 Equatorial Guinea 62.37 years 2011
=11 Mauritania 61.14 years 2011
=11 Djibouti 61.14 years 2011
13 Ghana 61 years 2011
14 Benin 59.84 years 2011
15 Senegal 59.78 years 2011
16 Kenya 59.48 years 2011
17 Burundi 58.78 years 2011
18 Guinea 58.11 years 2011
19 Botswana 58.05 years 2011
20 Rwanda 58.02 years 2011
21 Liberia 57 years 2011
22 Cote d'Ivoire 56.78 years 2011
23 Ethiopia 56.19 years 2011
24 Sierra Leone 56.13 years 2011
25 Sudan 55.42 years 2011
26 Democratic Republic of the Congo 55.33 years 2011
27 Cameroon 54.39 years 2011
28 Burkina Faso 53.7 years 2011
29 Niger 53.4 years 2011
30 Uganda 53.24 years 2011
31 Tanzania 52.85 years 2011
32 Mali 52.61 years 2011
33 Gabon 52.49 years 2011
34 Zambia 52.36 years 2011
35 Namibia 52.19 years 2011
36 Mozambique 51.78 years 2011
37 Malawi 51.7 years 2011
38 Lesotho 51.63 years 2011
39 Somalia 50.4 years 2011
40 Central African Republic 50.07 years 2011
41 Zimbabwe 49.64 years 2011
42 South Africa 49.33 years 2011
43 Guinea-Bissau 48.7 years 2011
44 Swaziland 48.66 years 2011
45 Chad 48.33 years 2011
46 Nigeria 47.56 years 2011
47 Angola 38.76 years 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth > Total population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Health/Life-expectancy-at-birth/Total-population

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth > Total population

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  • Macau ranked first for life expectancy at birth > total population amongst Hot countries in 2011.
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  • Singapore ranked first for life expectancy at birth > total population amongst Former British colonies in 2011.
  • Italy ranked first for life expectancy at birth > total population amongst European Union in 2011.
  • Chile ranked first for life expectancy at birth > total population amongst Emerging markets in 2011.
  • San Marino ranked first for life expectancy at birth > total population amongst Catholic countries in 2011.
  • Canada ranked second for life expectancy at birth > total population amongst Cold countries in 2011.
  • Australia ranked first for life expectancy at birth > total population amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2011.
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