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Health > Life expectancy at birth, female > Years: Countries Compared

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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Hong Kong 86.7 2011
2 San Marino 86.34 2011
3 Japan 85.9 2011
4 Spain 85.4 2011
5 France 85.1 2011
6 Switzerland 85 2011
7 Faeroe Islands 84.9 2011
8 Italy 84.7 2011
9 South Korea 84.4 2011
10 Singapore 84.3 2011
=11 Australia 84.1 2011
=11 Iceland 84.1 2011
13 Portugal 84 2011
=14 Austria 83.9 2011
=14 Malta 83.9 2011
=16 Finland 83.8 2011
=16 Sweden 83.8 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 83.71 2011
=18 Norway 83.6 2011
=18 Luxembourg 83.6 2011
=18 Israel 83.6 2011
21 Canada 83.3 2011
22 Slovenia 83.3 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 83.26 2011
=23 Belgium 83.2 2011
=23 Germany 83.2 2011
=25 Netherlands 83.1 2011
=25 Greece 83.1 2011
27 European Union 83.09 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 83.03 2011
=28 Ireland 82.8 2011
=28 New Zealand 82.8 2011
30 United Kingdom 82.7 2011
31 Puerto Rico 82.27 2011
32 Chile 82.27 2011
33 Macau 82.25 2011
European Union average (profile) 82.11 2011
34 Channel Islands 82.09 2011
35 Bermuda 82.08 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 81.96 2011
36 Denmark 81.9 2011
37 Costa Rica 81.84 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 81.81 2011
38 Lebanon 81.77 2011
39 Cyprus 81.57 2011
40 Isle of Man 81.5 2002
41 Estonia 81.3 2011
42 Guam 81.17 2011
=43 Czech Republic 81.1 2011
=43 United States 81.1 2011
=43 Poland 81.1 2011
46 Cuba 80.98 2011
Europe average (profile) 80.62 2011
47 Uruguay 80.32 2011
48 Albania 80.3 2011
49 Vietnam 80.27 2011
50 Panama 80.15 2011
51 Brunei 80.13 2011
52 Curacao 80.1 2009
53 Croatia 80 2011
54 Slovakia 79.8 2011
55 Argentina 79.61 2011
56 Mexico 79.36 2011
57 Lithuania 79.3 2011
58 Qatar 79.19 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 79.07 2011
59 New Caledonia 79.02 2011
60 Ecuador 78.89 2011
=61 Dominica 78.8 2002
=61 Latvia 78.8 2011
63 Hungary 78.7 2011
64 Bosnia and Herzegovina 78.59 2011
65 Oman 78.5 2011
66 Maldives 78.27 2011
67 French Polynesia 78.25 2011
68 Cape Verde 78.2 2011
=69 Romania 78.2 2011
=69 Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 78.2 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 78.12 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 78.1 2011
71 Turkey 78.09 2011
72 Antigua and Barbuda 77.96 2011
73 The Bahamas 77.87 2011
74 United Arab Emirates 77.81 2011
75 Bulgaria 77.8 2011
76 Armenia 77.77 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 77.74 2011
77 Syria 77.6 2011
78 Aruba 77.56 2011
79 Georgia 77.54 2011
80 Thailand 77.44 2011
81 Barbados 77.42 2011
82 Seychelles 77.4 2011
83 Venezuela 77.38 2011
84 Colombia 77.34 2011
85 Serbia 77.3 2011
86 Saint Lucia 77.28 2011
87 Nicaragua 77.28 2011
88 Republic of Macedonia 77.2 2011
89 Bahrain 77.2 2011
90 Saudi Arabia 77.16 2011
91 Malaysia 77.07 2011
92 Sri Lanka 77.06 2011
93 Brazil 77.05 2011
94 Peru 76.98 2011
95 Mauritius 76.97 2011
96 Libya 76.96 2011
97 Belarus 76.9 2011
98 Montenegro 76.9 2011
99 Tunisia 76.7 2011
100 El Salvador 76.67 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 76.61 2011
101 Belize 76.56 2011
102 China 76.36 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 76.3 2011
103 Dominican Republic 76.25 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 76.23 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 76.06 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 75.94 2011
104 Samoa 75.94 2011
105 Ukraine 75.88 2011
106 Jamaica 75.71 2011
107 Honduras 75.66 2011
108 Iran 75.43 2011
109 Tonga 75.33 2011
=110 Jordan 75.26 2011
=110 Kuwait 75.26 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 75.18 2011
112 Russia 75.1 2011
113 Grenada 75 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 74.97 2011
114 Guatemala 74.94 2011
115 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 74.47 2011
116 Paraguay 74.36 2011
117 Saint Kitts and Nevis 74 2002
118 Suriname 73.89 2011
119 Cambodia 73.8 2011
120 Kazakhstan 73.79 2011
121 Azerbaijan 73.73 2011
122 Kyrgyzstan 73.7 2011
123 Trinidad and Tobago 73.38 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 73.29 2011
124 Vanuatu 73.16 2011
125 Egypt 73.09 2011
126 Greenland 72.8 2010
127 Iraq 72.78 2011
128 North Korea 72.75 2011
129 Fiji 72.61 2011
130 Moldova 72.55 2011
131 Indonesia 72.47 2011
132 Algeria 72.38 2011
133 Kosovo 72.3 2011
134 Morocco 72.21 2011
135 Palau 72.1 2005
136 Philippines 71.9 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 71.72 2011
137 Uzbekistan 71.39 2011
138 Mongolia 71.21 2011
139 Kiribati 71.1 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 70.97 2011
140 Bangladesh 70.66 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 70.58 2011
141 Tajikistan 70.53 2011
142 Federated States of Micronesia 69.64 2011
143 Turkmenistan 69.46 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 69.3 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 69.24 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 69.08 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 69 2011
144 Bolivia 68.86 2011
145 Laos 68.72 2011
146 Solomon Islands 68.69 2011
147 Nepal 68.68 2011
148 Guyana 68.52 2011
149 East Timor 68.05 2011
150 Sao Tome and Principe 68.01 2011
151 Marshall Islands 67.8 2000
152 Bhutan 67.79 2011
153 India 67.74 2011
154 Pakistan 67.17 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 66.98 2011
South Asia average (profile) 66.94 2011
155 Burma 66.87 2011
156 Namibia 66.15 2011
157 Madagascar 65.31 2011
158 Rwanda 64.52 2011
159 Senegal 64.51 2011
160 Papua New Guinea 64.32 2011
161 Haiti 64.18 2011
162 Eritrea 64.11 2011
163 Yemen 64.08 2011
164 Ethiopia 63.79 2011
165 Gabon 63.75 2011
166 Sudan 63.49 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 63.27 2011
167 Mauritania 62.74 2011
168 Djibouti 62.4 2011
169 Kenya 62.12 2011
170 Comoros 61.83 2011
171 Ghana 61.73 2011
172 Afghanistan 61.35 2011
173 Tanzania 61.31 2011
174 Liberia 60.81 2011
175 Benin 60.36 2011
176 The Gambia 59.71 2011
177 Republic of the Congo 59.19 2011
178 Uganda 59.05 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 58.58 2011
failed states average (profile) 58 2011
179 Niger 57.65 2011
180 Zambia 57.3 2011
181 South Africa 57.2 2011
182 Togo 56.64 2011
183 Zimbabwe 56.46 2011
184 Guinea 56.38 2011
185 Burkina Faso 56.03 2011
186 Somalia 56 2011
187 Guinea-Bissau 55.37 2011
188 Cameroon 55.23 2011
189 South Sudan 55.09 2011
190 Burundi 54.96 2011
191 Malawi 54.23 2011
192 Mali 54.03 2011
193 Equatorial Guinea 53.56 2011
194 Angola 52.56 2011
195 Nigeria 52.02 2011
196 Chad 51.09 2011
197 Democratic Republic of the Congo 51.08 2011
198 Cote d'Ivoire 50.86 2011
199 Central African Republic 50.66 2011
200 Mozambique 50.48 2011
201 Lesotho 48.46 2011
202 Swaziland 48.16 2011
203 Botswana 46.04 2011
204 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/stats/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.
  • Australia ranked first for life expectancy at birth, female > years amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2011.
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