×
Ghana

Ghana 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 AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Female 62.25 years 2011 180th out of 216
Female > Years 57.97 years 2005 138th out of 182
Male 59.78 years 2011 178th out of 216
Male > Years 57.02 years 2005 135th out of 182
Total > Years 57.48 years 2005 135th out of 182
Total population 61 years 2011 180th out of 216
Years > Females 60 2003 146th out of 186
Years > Males 57 2003 141st out of 186
Years > Total population 58 2003 146th out of 186

Citation

"Ghana Life expectancy at birth Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Ghana/Health/Life-expectancy-at-birth

Ghana Health > Life expectancy at birth Profiles (Subcategories)

Years 3