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

DEFINITION: Life expectancy at birth, 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Hong Kong 83.42 2011
2 San Marino 83.32 2011
3 Switzerland 82.7 2011
4 Japan 82.59 2011
5 Iceland 82.36 2011
6 Spain 82.33 2011
7 Italy 82.09 2011
8 Malta 82 2011
9 Faeroe Islands 81.93 2011
10 Singapore 81.89 2011
11 Australia 81.85 2011
12 Sweden 81.8 2011
13 Israel 81.76 2011
14 France 81.67 2011
15 Norway 81.3 2011
16 Netherlands 81.2 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 81.08 2011
17 Canada 81.07 2011
18 Austria 81.03 2011
19 Luxembourg 80.99 2011
20 New Zealand 80.9 2011
21 South Korea 80.87 2011
22 United Kingdom 80.75 2011
23 Greece 80.74 2011
24 Germany 80.74 2011
25 Portugal 80.72 2011
26 Ireland 80.5 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 80.49 2011
27 Belgium 80.49 2011
28 Finland 80.47 2011
29 European Union 80.18 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 80 2011
30 Channel Islands 79.98 2011
31 Slovenia 79.97 2011
32 Macau 79.91 2011
33 Denmark 79.8 2011
34 Lebanon 79.56 2011
35 Costa Rica 79.49 2011
36 Cyprus 79.47 2011
37 Chile 79.31 2011
38 Bermuda 79.29 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 79.08 2011
European Union average (profile) 78.97 2011
39 Cuba 78.89 2011
40 United States 78.64 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 78.6 2011
41 Guam 78.36 2011
42 Puerto Rico 78.36 2011
43 Qatar 78.3 2011
44 Brunei 78.18 2011
45 Isle of Man 77.97 2002
46 Czech Republic 77.87 2011
Europe average (profile) 77.4 2011
47 Maldives 77.19 2011
48 Albania 77.16 2011
49 Panama 77.16 2011
50 Mexico 76.91 2011
51 Croatia 76.88 2011
52 United Arab Emirates 76.78 2011
53 Uruguay 76.76 2011
54 Poland 76.75 2011
55 Dominica 76.6 2002
56 Bahrain 76.4 2011
57 Oman 76.32 2011
58 Curacao 76.16 2009
59 Estonia 76.13 2011
60 New Caledonia 76.04 2011
61 Bosnia and Herzegovina 75.96 2011
62 Slovakia 75.96 2011
63 Ecuador 75.92 2011
64 French Polynesia 75.92 2011
65 Argentina 75.84 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 75.81 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 75.65 2011
66 Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 75.59 2009
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 75.52 2011
67 Antigua and Barbuda 75.5 2011
68 Vietnam 75.46 2011
69 Saudi Arabia 75.29 2011
70 Aruba 75.08 2011
71 China 75.04 2011
72 Libya 74.99 2011
73 Barbados 74.97 2011
74 Republic of Macedonia 74.87 2011
75 Hungary 74.86 2011
76 Syria 74.77 2011
77 The Bahamas 74.75 2011
78 Tunisia 74.75 2011
79 Malaysia 74.67 2011
80 Serbia 74.59 2011
81 Saint Lucia 74.55 2011
82 Turkey 74.54 2011
83 Montenegro 74.54 2011
84 Romania 74.51 2011
85 Armenia 74.33 2011
86 Venezuela 74.33 2011
87 Kuwait 74.26 2011
88 Peru 74.21 2011
89 Cape Verde 74.21 2011
90 Bulgaria 74.16 2011
91 Nicaragua 74.13 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 74.1 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 74.05 2011
92 Thailand 74.01 2011
93 Sri Lanka 73.9 2011
94 Georgia 73.81 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 73.7 2011
95 Jordan 73.59 2011
96 Latvia 73.58 2011
97 Colombia 73.57 2011
98 Lithuania 73.56 2011
99 Belize 73.49 2011
100 Seychelles 73.46 2011
101 Iran 73.45 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 73.38 2011
102 Brazil 73.35 2011
103 Mauritius 73.27 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 73.26 2011
104 Honduras 73.17 2011
105 Jamaica 73.08 2011
106 Dominican Republic 73.01 2011
107 Samoa 72.7 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 72.62 2011
108 Grenada 72.48 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 72.4 2011
109 Tonga 72.34 2011
110 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 72.3 2011
111 Paraguay 72.11 2011
112 El Salvador 71.87 2011
113 Saint Kitts and Nevis 71.34 2002
114 Guatemala 71.33 2011
115 Vanuatu 71.13 2011
116 Cambodia 71.05 2011
117 Ukraine 70.81 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 70.79 2011
118 Algeria 70.75 2011
119 Egypt 70.68 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 70.65 2011
120 Belarus 70.65 2011
121 Suriname 70.58 2011
122 Azerbaijan 70.55 2011
123 Morocco 70.41 2011
124 Indonesia 70.39 2011
125 Greenland 70.24 2010
126 Kosovo 70.15 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 69.99 2011
127 Bangladesh 69.89 2011
128 Trinidad and Tobago 69.71 2011
129 Kyrgyzstan 69.6 2011
130 Fiji 69.56 2011
131 North Korea 69.19 2011
132 Palau 69.13 2005
133 Iraq 69.02 2011
134 Russia 69 2011
135 Kazakhstan 68.89 2011
136 Federated States of Micronesia 68.74 2011
137 Moldova 68.58 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 68.47 2011
138 Philippines 68.39 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 68.24 2011
139 Kiribati 68.21 2011
140 Uzbekistan 67.98 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 67.59 2011
141 Nepal 67.55 2011
142 Bhutan 67.46 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 67.44 2011
143 Laos 67.35 2011
144 Solomon Islands 67.29 2011
145 Tajikistan 67.14 2011
146 Mongolia 67.12 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 66.96 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 66.9 2011
147 Bolivia 66.63 2011
148 East Timor 66.49 2011
149 Pakistan 66.28 2011
150 Sao Tome and Principe 66 2011
151 India 65.96 2011
South Asia average (profile) 65.93 2011
152 Guyana 65.88 2011
153 Marshall Islands 65.24 2000
154 Turkmenistan 65.16 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 64.84 2011
155 Burma 64.76 2011
156 Madagascar 63.8 2011
157 Namibia 63.28 2011
158 Senegal 63.04 2011
159 Rwanda 62.92 2011
160 Yemen 62.72 2011
161 Gabon 62.69 2011
162 Haiti 62.31 2011
163 Ethiopia 62.25 2011
164 Papua New Guinea 62.16 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 61.76 2011
165 Eritrea 61.71 2011
166 Sudan 61.68 2011
167 Mauritania 61.19 2011
168 Djibouti 60.8 2011
169 Ghana 60.79 2011
170 Comoros 60.43 2011
171 Kenya 60.37 2011
172 Tanzania 60.07 2011
173 Afghanistan 60.07 2011
174 Liberia 59.86 2011
175 Benin 58.94 2011
176 The Gambia 58.37 2011
177 Uganda 58.02 2011
178 Republic of the Congo 57.78 2011
179 Niger 57.48 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 57.26 2011
failed states average (profile) 56.62 2011
180 Zimbabwe 55.95 2011
181 Zambia 55.83 2011
182 Togo 55.81 2011
183 Guinea 55.59 2011
184 Burkina Faso 55.44 2011
185 South Africa 55.3 2011
186 Somalia 54.36 2011
187 Mali 54.19 2011
188 Malawi 54.14 2011
189 Cameroon 54.14 2011
190 South Sudan 54.05 2011
191 Guinea-Bissau 53.8 2011
192 Burundi 53.14 2011
193 Equatorial Guinea 52.08 2011
194 Nigeria 51.71 2011
195 Angola 51.06 2011
196 Chad 50.24 2011
197 Cote d'Ivoire 50.05 2011
198 Mozambique 49.49 2011
199 Democratic Republic of the Congo 49.3 2011
200 Central African Republic 48.79 2011
201 Swaziland 48.66 2011
202 Lesotho 48.22 2011
203 Botswana 46.67 2011
204 Sierra Leone 45.1 2011

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"Countries Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth, total > Years. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Derived from male and female life expectancy at birth from sources such as: (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,-total/Years

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