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Health > Life expectancy at birth > Female: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Monaco 93.84 years 2011
2 Macau 87.52 years 2011
3 San Marino 85.74 years 2011
4 Japan 85.72 years 2011
5 Hong Kong 84.97 years 2011
6 Singapore 84.96 years 2011
7 Guernsey 84.95 years 2011
8 Andorra 84.64 years 2011
9 France 84.54 years 2011
10 Italy 84.53 years 2011
11 Spain 84.37 years 2011
12 Australia 84.35 years 2011
Western Europe average (profile) 84.15 years 2011
13 Canada 84.1 years 2011
14 Switzerland 84.05 years 2011
15 Bermuda 83.99 years 2011
16 Jersey 83.94 years 2011
17 Liechtenstein 83.77 years 2011
=18 Anguilla 83.51 years 2011
=18 Sweden 83.51 years 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 83.5 years 2011
20 Cayman Islands 83.39 years 2011
21 Israel 83.24 years 2011
22 Iceland 83.17 years 2011
23 Luxembourg 83.08 years 2011
24 Norway 83.02 years 2011
Southern Europe average (profile) 82.98 years 2011
25 Finland 82.89 years 2011
26 Austria 82.84 years 2011
27 Belgium 82.81 years 2011
28 Puerto Rico 82.71 years 2011
29 New Zealand 82.67 years 2011
30 Greece 82.65 years 2011
31 Bosnia and Herzegovina 82.63 years 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 82.58 years 2011
=32 Virgin Islands 82.55 years 2011
=32 Ireland 82.55 years 2011
34 South Korea 82.49 years 2011
=35 Netherlands 82.44 years 2011
=35 Germany 82.44 years 2011
37 Faroe Islands 82.35 years 2011
38 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 82.26 years 2011
39 United Kingdom 82.25 years 2011
40 European Union 82.13 years 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 82.12 years 2011
41 Malta 82.12 years 2011
42 Wallis and Futuna 82.11 years 2011
43 Portugal 82.01 years 2011
44 Turks and Caicos Islands 81.97 years 2011
45 Gibraltar 81.72 years 2011
46 Guam 81.57 years 2011
47 Jordan 81.45 years 2011
European Union average (profile) 81.42 years 2011
48 Guadeloupe 81.37 years 2006
49 Taiwan 81.36 years 2011
50 Saint Helena 81.33 years 2008
51 Slovenia 81.2 years 2011
52 Denmark 81.14 years 2011
53 Chile 81.13 years 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 81.12 years 2011
54 New Caledonia 81.03 years 2011
Europe average (profile) 81.02 years 2011
55 United States 80.93 years 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 80.88 years 2011
56 Georgia 80.82 years 2011
57 French Guiana 80.75 years 2006
58 Cyprus 80.74 years 2011
59 Panama 80.68 years 2011
Tourist destinations average (profile) 80.68 years 2011
60 Czech Republic 80.66 years 2011
61 Lithuania 80.48 years 2011
62 Costa Rica 80.46 years 2011
63 Argentina 80.36 years 2011
64 Bahrain 80.33 years 2011
65 Albania 80.3 years 2011
66 Poland 80.25 years 2011
=67 Libya 80.08 years 2011
=67 Cuba 80.08 years 2011
69 Slovakia 79.93 years 2011
70 Northern Mariana Islands 79.87 years 2011
71 French Polynesia 79.7 years 2011
72 Saint Lucia 79.68 years 2011
73 Croatia 79.6 years 2011
74 Dominican Republic 79.55 years 2011
75 Uruguay 79.46 years 2011
76 Mexico 79.43 years 2011
77 Sri Lanka 79.38 years 2011
78 United Arab Emirates 79.22 years 2011
79 Morocco 79.11 years 2011
80 Dominica 79.08 years 2011
=81 British Virgin Islands 78.99 years 2011
=81 Mayotte 78.99 years 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 78.97 years 2011
83 Estonia 78.97 years 2011
84 Paraguay 78.93 years 2011
85 Netherlands Antilles 78.87 years 2008
86 Martinique 78.85 years 2006
=87 Ecuador 78.82 years 2011
=87 Aruba 78.82 years 2011
89 Hungary 78.76 years 2011
90 Brunei 78.53 years 2011
91 Seychelles 78.32 years 2011
92 Kuwait 78.3 years 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 78.17 years 2011
Densely populated countries average (profile) 78.13 years 2011
93 Mauritius 78.12 years 2011
94 Latvia 78.07 years 2011
95 Colombia 78.03 years 2011
96 Reunion 77.75 years 2006
97 Romania 77.66 years 2011
98 Cook Islands 77.62 years 2011
99 Antigua and Barbuda 77.59 years 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 77.57 years 2011
100 Qatar 77.53 years 2011
101 Bulgaria 77.41 years 2011
102 Serbia and Montenegro 77.34 years 2011
103 American Samoa 77.32 years 2011
104 Armenia 77.31 years 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 77.22 years 2011
105 Syria 77.21 years 2011
106 Belarus 77.18 years 2011
=107 Venezuela 77.17 years 2011
=107 Tunisia 77.17 years 2011
109 Suriname 77.16 years 2011
110 Saint Kitts and Nevis 77.01 years 2011
111 China 76.94 years 2011
112 Solomon Islands 76.89 years 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 76.88 years 2011
113 El Salvador 76.87 years 2011
114 Maldives 76.8 years 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 76.79 years 2011
115 Malaysia 76.73 years 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 76.66 years 2011
116 Barbados 76.64 years 2011
117 Lebanon 76.62 years 2011
118 Tonga 76.58 years 2011
119 West Bank 76.38 years 2008
120 Algeria 76.31 years 2011
121 Brazil 76.27 years 2011
=122 Saudi Arabia 76.16 years 2011
=122 Oman 76.16 years 2011
124 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 76.09 years 2011
125 Thailand 76.08 years 2011
126 Grenada 75.82 years 2011
127 Uzbekistan 75.71 years 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 75.53 years 2011
128 Samoa 75.39 years 2011
129 Egypt 75.38 years 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 75.34 years 2011
130 Moldova 75.28 years 2011
131 Jamaica 75.19 years 2011
132 Palau 75.12 years 2011
133 Vietnam 74.92 years 2011
134 Gaza Strip 74.83 years 2008
135 Ukraine 74.75 years 2011
136 Philippines 74.74 years 2011
137 Turkey 74.49 years 2011
138 Peru 74.48 years 2011
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 74.44 years 2011
139 Trinidad and Tobago 74.3 years 2011
140 Kyrgyzstan 74.24 years 2011
141 Nicaragua 74.09 years 2011
142 Kazakhstan 74.08 years 2011
143 Fiji 74.03 years 2011
144 Indonesia 73.99 years 2011
145 Marshall Islands 73.95 years 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 73.81 years 2011
146 Greenland 73.74 years 2011
147 The Bahamas 73.63 years 2011
148 Federated States of Micronesia 73.55 years 2011
149 Russia 73.17 years 2011
150 Cape Verde 72.96 years 2011
151 North Korea 72.93 years 2011
152 Guatemala 72.83 years 2011
153 Honduras 72.37 years 2011
154 Iraq 72.02 years 2011
155 Azerbaijan 72.01 years 2011
156 Bangladesh 71.65 years 2011
157 Turkmenistan 71.63 years 2011
158 Iran 71.61 years 2011
159 Montserrat 71.24 years 2011
160 Guyana 71.07 years 2011
161 Mongolia 70.89 years 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 70.6 years 2011
162 East Timor 70.47 years 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 70.43 years 2011
163 Bolivia 70.42 years 2011
164 Belize 70.02 years 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 69.96 years 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 69.45 years 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 69.44 years 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 69.44 years 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 69.28 years 2011
165 Tajikistan 69.25 years 2011
166 Nauru 68.75 years 2011
167 Papua New Guinea 68.56 years 2011
168 Bhutan 68.19 years 2011
169 India 67.95 years 2011
170 Pakistan 67.9 years 2011
171 Nepal 67.44 years 2011
172 Burma 67.33 years 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 67.18 years 2011
173 Tuvalu 66.9 years 2011
174 Kiribati 66.88 years 2011
175 Comoros 66.72 years 2011
176 Vanuatu 66.44 years 2011
177 Yemen 65.87 years 2011
178 The Gambia 65.86 years 2011
179 Madagascar 65.7 years 2011
180 Togo 65.3 years 2011
181 Cambodia 65.13 years 2011
182 Eritrea 64.69 years 2011
183 Laos 64.36 years 2011
184 Sao Tome and Principe 64.33 years 2011
South Asia average (profile) 64.19 years 2011
185 Djibouti 63.66 years 2011
186 Haiti 63.53 years 2011
187 Mauritania 63.41 years 2011
188 Equatorial Guinea 63.36 years 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 63.17 years 2011
189 Ghana 62.25 years 2011
190 Senegal 61.77 years 2011
191 Benin 61.14 years 2011
192 Burundi 60.52 years 2011
193 Kenya 60.07 years 2011
194 Guinea 59.64 years 2011
195 Rwanda 59.52 years 2011
196 Ethiopia 58.81 years 2011
197 Sierra Leone 58.65 years 2011
198 Liberia 58.6 years 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 57.97 years 2011
199 Cote d'Ivoire 57.81 years 2011
200 Botswana 57.3 years 2011
201 Democratic Republic of the Congo 56.8 years 2011
202 Sudan 56.71 years 2011
failed states average (profile) 56.47 years 2011
203 Western Sahara 56.31 years 2008
204 Congo, Republic of the 56.25 years 2011
205 Burkina Faso 55.71 years 2011
206 Cameroon 55.28 years 2011
207 Niger 54.7 years 2011
208 Tanzania 54.42 years 2011
209 Uganda 54.33 years 2011
210 Mali 54.26 years 2011
211 Zambia 53.63 years 2011
212 Gabon 53.22 years 2011
213 Mozambique 52.57 years 2011
214 Malawi 52.48 years 2011
215 Somalia 52.37 years 2011
216 Namibia 51.89 years 2011
217 Lesotho 51.76 years 2011
218 Central African Republic 51.35 years 2011
219 Guinea-Bissau 50.67 years 2011
220 Chad 49.43 years 2011
221 Zimbabwe 49.34 years 2011
222 Nigeria 48.41 years 2011
=223 Swaziland 48.39 years 2011
=223 South Africa 48.39 years 2011
225 Afghanistan 45.25 years 2011
226 Angola 39.83 years 2011
227 Tokelau -9 years 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth > Female. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Life-expectancy-at-birth/Female

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