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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 MonacoMonaco 93.84 years 2011
2 MacauMacau 87.52 years 2011
3 San MarinoSan Marino 85.74 years 2011
4 JapanJapan 85.72 years 2011
5 Hong KongHong Kong 84.97 years 2011
6 SingaporeSingapore 84.96 years 2011
7 GuernseyGuernsey 84.95 years 2011
8 AndorraAndorra 84.64 years 2011
9 FranceFrance 84.54 years 2011
10 ItalyItaly 84.53 years 2011
11 SpainSpain 84.37 years 2011
12 AustraliaAustralia 84.35 years 2011
Western Europe averageWestern Europe average 84.15 years 2011
13 CanadaCanada 84.1 years 2011
14 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 84.05 years 2011
15 BermudaBermuda 83.99 years 2011
16 JerseyJersey 83.94 years 2011
17 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 83.77 years 2011
18 AnguillaAnguilla 83.51 years 2011
19 SwedenSweden 83.51 years 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 83.5 years 2011
20 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 83.39 years 2011
21 IsraelIsrael 83.24 years 2011
22 IcelandIceland 83.17 years 2011
23 LuxembourgLuxembourg 83.08 years 2011
24 NorwayNorway 83.02 years 2011
Southern Europe averageSouthern Europe average 82.98 years 2011
25 FinlandFinland 82.89 years 2011
26 AustriaAustria 82.84 years 2011
27 BelgiumBelgium 82.81 years 2011
28 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 82.71 years 2011
29 New ZealandNew Zealand 82.67 years 2011
30 GreeceGreece 82.65 years 2011
31 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 82.63 years 2011
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 82.58 years 2011
32 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 82.55 years 2011
33 IrelandIreland 82.55 years 2011
34 South KoreaSouth Korea 82.49 years 2011
35 NetherlandsNetherlands 82.44 years 2011
36 GermanyGermany 82.44 years 2011
37 Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands 82.35 years 2011
38 Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ 82.26 years 2011
39 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 82.25 years 2011
40 European UnionEuropean Union 82.13 years 2010
Eurozone averageEurozone average 82.12 years 2011
41 MaltaMalta 82.12 years 2011
42 Wallis and FutunaWallis+ 82.11 years 2011
43 PortugalPortugal 82.01 years 2011
44 Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ 81.97 years 2011
45 GibraltarGibraltar 81.72 years 2011
46 GuamGuam 81.57 years 2011
47 JordanJordan 81.45 years 2011
European Union averageEuropean Union average 81.42 years 2011
48 GuadeloupeGuadeloupe 81.37 years 2006
49 TaiwanTaiwan 81.36 years 2011
50 Saint HelenaSaint Helena 81.33 years 2008
51 SloveniaSlovenia 81.2 years 2011
52 DenmarkDenmark 81.14 years 2011
53 ChileChile 81.13 years 2011
NATO countries averageNATO average 81.12 years 2011
54 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 81.03 years 2011
Europe averageEurope average 81.02 years 2011
55 United StatesUnited States 80.93 years 2011
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 80.88 years 2011
56 GeorgiaGeorgia 80.82 years 2011
57 French GuianaFrench Guiana 80.75 years 2006
58 CyprusCyprus 80.74 years 2011
59 PanamaPanama 80.68 years 2011
Tourist destinations averageTourist destinations average 80.68 years 2011
60 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 80.66 years 2011
61 LithuaniaLithuania 80.48 years 2011
62 Costa RicaCosta Rica 80.46 years 2011
63 ArgentinaArgentina 80.36 years 2011
64 BahrainBahrain 80.33 years 2011
65 AlbaniaAlbania 80.3 years 2011
66 PolandPoland 80.25 years 2011
67 LibyaLibya 80.08 years 2011
68 CubaCuba 80.08 years 2011
69 SlovakiaSlovakia 79.93 years 2011
70 Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana 79.87 years 2011
71 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 79.7 years 2011
72 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 79.68 years 2011
73 CroatiaCroatia 79.6 years 2011
74 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 79.55 years 2011
75 UruguayUruguay 79.46 years 2011
76 MexicoMexico 79.43 years 2011
77 Sri LankaSri Lanka 79.38 years 2011
78 United Arab EmiratesUAE 79.22 years 2011
79 MoroccoMorocco 79.11 years 2011
80 DominicaDominica 79.08 years 2011
81 British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. 78.99 years 2011
82 MayotteMayotte 78.99 years 2011
Cold countries averageCold countries average 78.97 years 2011
83 EstoniaEstonia 78.97 years 2011
84 ParaguayParaguay 78.93 years 2011
85 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 78.87 years 2008
86 MartiniqueMartinique 78.85 years 2006
87 EcuadorEcuador 78.82 years 2011
88 ArubaAruba 78.82 years 2011
89 HungaryHungary 78.76 years 2011
90 BruneiBrunei 78.53 years 2011
91 SeychellesSeychelles 78.32 years 2011
92 KuwaitKuwait 78.3 years 2011
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 78.17 years 2011
Densely populated countries averageDensely populated countries average 78.13 years 2011
93 MauritiusMauritius 78.12 years 2011
94 LatviaLatvia 78.07 years 2011
95 ColombiaColombia 78.03 years 2011
96 ReunionReunion 77.75 years 2006
97 RomaniaRomania 77.66 years 2011
98 Cook IslandsCook Islands 77.62 years 2011
99 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 77.59 years 2011
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 77.57 years 2011
100 QatarQatar 77.53 years 2011
101 BulgariaBulgaria 77.41 years 2011
102 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 77.34 years 2011
103 American SamoaAmerican Samoa 77.32 years 2011
104 ArmeniaArmenia 77.31 years 2011
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 77.22 years 2011
105 SyriaSyria 77.21 years 2011
106 BelarusBelarus 77.18 years 2011
107 VenezuelaVenezuela 77.17 years 2011
108 TunisiaTunisia 77.17 years 2011
109 SurinameSuriname 77.16 years 2011
110 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 77.01 years 2011
111 ChinaChina 76.94 years 2011
112 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 76.89 years 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 76.88 years 2011
113 El SalvadorEl Salvador 76.87 years 2011
114 MaldivesMaldives 76.8 years 2011
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 76.79 years 2011
115 MalaysiaMalaysia 76.73 years 2011
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 76.66 years 2011
116 BarbadosBarbados 76.64 years 2011
117 LebanonLebanon 76.62 years 2011
118 TongaTonga 76.58 years 2011
119 West BankWest Bank 76.38 years 2008
120 AlgeriaAlgeria 76.31 years 2011
121 BrazilBrazil 76.27 years 2011
122 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 76.16 years 2011
123 OmanOman 76.16 years 2011
124 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 76.09 years 2011
125 ThailandThailand 76.08 years 2011
126 GrenadaGrenada 75.82 years 2011
127 UzbekistanUzbekistan 75.71 years 2011
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 75.53 years 2011
128 SamoaSamoa 75.39 years 2011
129 EgyptEgypt 75.38 years 2011
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 75.34 years 2011
130 MoldovaMoldova 75.28 years 2011
131 JamaicaJamaica 75.19 years 2011
132 PalauPalau 75.12 years 2011
133 VietnamVietnam 74.92 years 2011
134 Gaza StripGaza Strip 74.83 years 2008
135 UkraineUkraine 74.75 years 2011
136 PhilippinesPhilippines 74.74 years 2011
137 TurkeyTurkey 74.49 years 2011
138 PeruPeru 74.48 years 2011
East Asia and Pacific averageEast Asia and Pacific average 74.44 years 2011
139 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 74.3 years 2011
140 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 74.24 years 2011
141 NicaraguaNicaragua 74.09 years 2011
142 KazakhstanKazakhstan 74.08 years 2011
143 FijiFiji 74.03 years 2011
144 IndonesiaIndonesia 73.99 years 2011
145 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 73.95 years 2011
Christian countries averageChristian countries average 73.81 years 2011
146 GreenlandGreenland 73.74 years 2011
147 The BahamasThe Bahamas 73.63 years 2011
148 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 73.55 years 2011
149 RussiaRussia 73.17 years 2011
150 Cape VerdeCape Verde 72.96 years 2011
151 North KoreaNorth Korea 72.93 years 2011
152 GuatemalaGuatemala 72.83 years 2011
153 HondurasHonduras 72.37 years 2011
154 IraqIraq 72.02 years 2011
155 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 72.01 years 2011
156 BangladeshBangladesh 71.65 years 2011
157 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 71.63 years 2011
158 IranIran 71.61 years 2011
159 MontserratMontserrat 71.24 years 2011
160 GuyanaGuyana 71.07 years 2011
161 MongoliaMongolia 70.89 years 2011
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 70.6 years 2011
162 East TimorEast Timor 70.47 years 2011
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 70.43 years 2011
163 BoliviaBolivia 70.42 years 2011
164 BelizeBelize 70.02 years 2011
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 69.96 years 2011
Hot countries averageHot countries average 69.45 years 2011
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 69.44 years 2011
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 69.44 years 2011
Sparsely populated countries averageSparsely populated countries average 69.28 years 2011
165 TajikistanTajikistan 69.25 years 2011
166 NauruNauru 68.75 years 2011
167 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 68.56 years 2011
168 BhutanBhutan 68.19 years 2011
169 IndiaIndia 67.95 years 2011
170 PakistanPakistan 67.9 years 2011
171 NepalNepal 67.44 years 2011
172 BurmaBurma 67.33 years 2011
Landlocked countries averageLandlocked countries average 67.18 years 2011
173 TuvaluTuvalu 66.9 years 2011
174 KiribatiKiribati 66.88 years 2011
175 ComorosComoros 66.72 years 2011
176 VanuatuVanuatu 66.44 years 2011
177 YemenYemen 65.87 years 2011
178 The GambiaThe Gambia 65.86 years 2011
179 MadagascarMadagascar 65.7 years 2011
180 TogoTogo 65.3 years 2011
181 CambodiaCambodia 65.13 years 2011
182 EritreaEritrea 64.69 years 2011
183 LaosLaos 64.36 years 2011
184 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 64.33 years 2011
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 64.19 years 2011
185 DjiboutiDjibouti 63.66 years 2011
186 HaitiHaiti 63.53 years 2011
187 MauritaniaMauritania 63.41 years 2011
188 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 63.36 years 2011
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 63.17 years 2011
189 GhanaGhana 62.25 years 2011
190 SenegalSenegal 61.77 years 2011
191 BeninBenin 61.14 years 2011
192 BurundiBurundi 60.52 years 2011
193 KenyaKenya 60.07 years 2011
194 GuineaGuinea 59.64 years 2011
195 RwandaRwanda 59.52 years 2011
196 EthiopiaEthiopia 58.81 years 2011
197 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 58.65 years 2011
198 LiberiaLiberia 58.6 years 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 57.97 years 2011
199 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 57.81 years 2011
200 BotswanaBotswana 57.3 years 2011
201 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 56.8 years 2011
202 SudanSudan 56.71 years 2011
Failed states averageFailed states average 56.47 years 2011
203 Western SaharaWestern Sahara 56.31 years 2008
204 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 56.25 years 2011
205 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 55.71 years 2011
206 CameroonCameroon 55.28 years 2011
207 NigerNiger 54.7 years 2011
208 TanzaniaTanzania 54.42 years 2011
209 UgandaUganda 54.33 years 2011
210 MaliMali 54.26 years 2011
211 ZambiaZambia 53.63 years 2011
212 GabonGabon 53.22 years 2011
213 MozambiqueMozambique 52.57 years 2011
214 MalawiMalawi 52.48 years 2011
215 SomaliaSomalia 52.37 years 2011
216 NamibiaNamibia 51.89 years 2011
217 LesothoLesotho 51.76 years 2011
218 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 51.35 years 2011
219 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 50.67 years 2011
220 ChadChad 49.43 years 2011
221 ZimbabweZimbabwe 49.34 years 2011
222 NigeriaNigeria 48.41 years 2011
223 SwazilandSwaziland 48.39 years 2011
224 South AfricaSouth Africa 48.39 years 2011
225 AfghanistanAfghanistan 45.25 years 2011
226 AngolaAngola 39.83 years 2011
227 TokelauTokelau -9 years 2005

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"All countries compared for Health > Life expectancy at birth > Female", 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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