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South Asia: Health > Life expectancy at birth stats

Definitions

  • 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 SOUTH ASIAN TOTAL SOUTH ASIAN AVERAGE DATES
Female 64.19 years
14% less than average
2011
Female > Years 64.96 years
6% less than average
2005
Male 61.83 years
10% less than average
2011
Male > Years 63.2 years
2% less than average
2005
Total > Years 64.06 years
4% less than average
2005
Total population 62.97 years
12% less than average
2011
Years > Females 58.8
16% less than average
2003
Years > Males 57.4
10% less than average
2003
Years > Total population 58.4
12% less than average
2003

Citation

"South Asian Life expectancy at birth Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/South-Asia/Health/Life-expectancy-at-birth