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

DEFINITION: Life expectancy at birth, 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 80.7 2011
2 Switzerland 80.5 2011
3 San Marino 80.45 2011
4 Hong Kong 80.3 2011
5 Malta 80.2 2011
6 Israel 80 2011
7 Sweden 79.9 2011
8 Australia 79.7 2011
=9 Italy 79.6 2011
=9 Singapore 79.6 2011
11 Japan 79.44 2011
=12 Netherlands 79.4 2011
=12 Spain 79.4 2011
=14 Norway 79.1 2011
=14 New Zealand 79.1 2011
=14 Faeroe Islands 79.1 2011
17 Canada 78.94 2011
18 United Kingdom 78.9 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 78.57 2011
=19 Luxembourg 78.5 2011
=19 Greece 78.5 2011
=21 France 78.4 2011
=21 Germany 78.4 2011
=23 Ireland 78.3 2011
=23 Austria 78.3 2011
25 Channel Islands 77.96 2011
26 Belgium 77.9 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 77.86 2011
27 Denmark 77.8 2011
28 Macau 77.68 2011
29 Portugal 77.6 2011
30 South Korea 77.5 2011
31 Cyprus 77.47 2011
32 Lebanon 77.46 2011
33 Qatar 77.45 2011
34 European Union 77.42 2011
35 Finland 77.3 2011
36 Costa Rica 77.25 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 77.12 2011
37 Cuba 76.91 2011
38 Slovenia 76.8 2011
39 Bermuda 76.63 2011
40 Chile 76.49 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 76.35 2011
41 Brunei 76.32 2011
42 United States 76.3 2011
43 Maldives 76.17 2011
European Union average (profile) 75.97 2011
44 United Arab Emirates 75.8 2011
45 Guam 75.68 2011
46 Bahrain 75.64 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 75.54 2011
47 Czech Republic 74.8 2011
48 Puerto Rico 74.63 2011
49 Isle of Man 74.6 2002
50 Mexico 74.58 2011
51 Dominica 74.5 2002
Europe average (profile) 74.33 2011
52 Panama 74.31 2011
53 Oman 74.25 2011
54 Albania 74.17 2011
55 Croatia 73.9 2011
56 China 73.78 2011
57 French Polynesia 73.7 2011
58 Saudi Arabia 73.51 2011
59 Bosnia and Herzegovina 73.46 2011
60 Uruguay 73.38 2011
61 Kuwait 73.31 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 73.29 2011
62 New Caledonia 73.2 2011
63 Antigua and Barbuda 73.16 2011
64 Libya 73.11 2011
65 Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 73.1 2009
66 Ecuador 73.08 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 73.07 2011
67 Tunisia 72.9 2011
68 Aruba 72.72 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 72.71 2011
69 Republic of Macedonia 72.66 2011
70 Barbados 72.63 2011
71 Poland 72.6 2011
72 Curacao 72.4 2009
73 Malaysia 72.38 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 72.34 2011
74 Slovakia 72.3 2011
75 Montenegro 72.29 2011
76 Argentina 72.24 2011
77 Syria 72.07 2011
78 Jordan 72.01 2011
79 Serbia 72 2011
80 Saint Lucia 71.95 2011
81 The Bahamas 71.79 2011
82 Peru 71.57 2011
83 Iran 71.56 2011
84 Venezuela 71.43 2011
=85 Estonia 71.2 2011
=85 Hungary 71.2 2011
87 Turkey 71.16 2011
88 Nicaragua 71.14 2011
89 Armenia 71.06 2011
90 Romania 71 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 70.92 2011
91 Sri Lanka 70.89 2011
92 Vietnam 70.87 2011
93 Honduras 70.8 2011
94 Thailand 70.75 2011
95 Bulgaria 70.7 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 70.6 2011
96 Jamaica 70.57 2011
97 Belize 70.56 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 70.54 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 70.42 2011
98 Cape Verde 70.4 2011
99 Georgia 70.26 2011
100 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 70.24 2011
101 Grenada 70.07 2011
102 Colombia 69.99 2011
103 Paraguay 69.97 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 69.94 2011
104 Dominican Republic 69.94 2011
105 Brazil 69.82 2011
106 Mauritius 69.74 2011
107 Seychelles 69.7 2011
108 Samoa 69.61 2011
109 Tonga 69.48 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 69.34 2011
110 Algeria 69.2 2011
111 Vanuatu 69.19 2011
112 Bangladesh 69.16 2011
113 Saint Kitts and Nevis 68.8 2002
114 Morocco 68.69 2011
115 Latvia 68.6 2011
116 Cambodia 68.44 2011
117 Indonesia 68.41 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 68.41 2011
118 Egypt 68.38 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 68.35 2011
=119 Kosovo 68.1 2011
=119 Lithuania 68.1 2011
121 Guatemala 67.88 2011
122 Federated States of Micronesia 67.88 2011
123 Greenland 67.8 2010
124 Azerbaijan 67.52 2011
125 Suriname 67.43 2011
126 El Salvador 67.3 2011
127 Bhutan 67.15 2011
128 Fiji 66.66 2011
129 Nepal 66.47 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 66.34 2011
130 Palau 66.3 2005
131 Trinidad and Tobago 66.21 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 66.09 2011
132 Laos 66.05 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 66.02 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 66 2011
133 Ukraine 65.98 2011
134 Solomon Islands 65.96 2011
135 North Korea 65.8 2011
136 Kyrgyzstan 65.7 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 65.67 2011
137 Kiribati 65.45 2011
138 Pakistan 65.44 2011
139 Iraq 65.43 2011
140 Philippines 65.05 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 65.02 2011
141 East Timor 65 2011
South Asia average (profile) 64.97 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 64.82 2011
142 Moldova 64.79 2011
143 Uzbekistan 64.74 2011
144 Belarus 64.7 2011
145 Bolivia 64.5 2011
146 India 64.26 2011
147 Kazakhstan 64.23 2011
148 Sao Tome and Principe 64.09 2011
149 Tajikistan 63.9 2011
150 Guyana 63.36 2011
151 Mongolia 63.23 2011
152 Russia 63.2 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 62.81 2011
153 Marshall Islands 62.8 2000
154 Burma 62.75 2011
155 Madagascar 62.35 2011
156 Gabon 61.69 2011
157 Senegal 61.65 2011
158 Yemen 61.42 2011
159 Rwanda 61.4 2011
160 Turkmenistan 61.07 2011
161 Ethiopia 60.79 2011
162 Namibia 60.54 2011
163 Haiti 60.52 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 60.33 2011
164 Papua New Guinea 60.11 2011
165 Sudan 59.96 2011
166 Ghana 59.89 2011
167 Mauritania 59.7 2011
168 Eritrea 59.43 2011
169 Djibouti 59.29 2011
170 Comoros 59.09 2011
171 Liberia 58.95 2011
172 Tanzania 58.9 2011
173 Afghanistan 58.84 2011
174 Kenya 58.71 2011
175 Benin 57.6 2011
176 Niger 57.33 2011
177 The Gambia 57.11 2011
178 Uganda 57.04 2011
179 Republic of the Congo 56.42 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 56 2011
180 Zimbabwe 55.45 2011
failed states average (profile) 55.3 2011
181 Togo 55.01 2011
182 Burkina Faso 54.88 2011
183 Guinea 54.84 2011
184 Zambia 54.44 2011
185 Mali 54.34 2011
186 Malawi 54.06 2011
187 South Africa 53.48 2011
188 Cameroon 53.09 2011
189 South Sudan 53.05 2011
190 Somalia 52.8 2011
191 Guinea-Bissau 52.3 2011
192 Nigeria 51.42 2011
193 Burundi 51.4 2011
194 Equatorial Guinea 50.68 2011
195 Angola 49.63 2011
196 Chad 49.42 2011
197 Cote d'Ivoire 49.27 2011
198 Swaziland 49.14 2011
199 Mozambique 48.54 2011
200 Lesotho 47.99 2011
201 Democratic Republic of the Congo 47.61 2011
202 Botswana 47.27 2011
203 Central African Republic 47.02 2011
204 Sierra Leone 44.95 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth, male > 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,-male/Years

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Interesting observations about Health > Life expectancy at birth, male > Years

  • Hong Kong ranked first for life expectancy at birth, male > years amongst Hot countries in 2011.
  • Iceland ranked first for life expectancy at birth, male > years amongst Christian countries in 2011.
  • Lebanon ranked first for life expectancy at birth, male > years amongst Muslim countries in 2011.
  • Israel ranked first for life expectancy at birth, male > years amongst Former British colonies in 2011.
  • Switzerland ranked first for life expectancy at birth, male > years amongst Landlocked countries in 2011.
  • Sierra Leone has ranked last for life expectancy at birth, male > years since 1997.
  • Australia ranked first for life expectancy at birth, male > years amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2011.
  • 39 of the bottom 40 countries by life expectancy at birth, male > years are Sub-Saharan African.
  • Chile ranked first for life expectancy at birth, male > years amongst Emerging markets in 2011.
  • Costa Rica ranked first for life expectancy at birth, male > years amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2011.
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