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Health > Life expectancy at birth > Total > Years: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Japan 82.08 years 2005
2 Hong Kong 81.58 years 2005
3 Switzerland 81.24 years 2005
4 Iceland 81.1 years 2005
5 Australia 80.63 years 2005
6 Spain 80.57 years 2005
7 Sweden 80.55 years 2005
8 Italy 80.33 years 2005
9 Macau 80.28 years 2005
10 France 80.21 years 2005
11 Canada 80.18 years 2005
12 Norway 80.04 years 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 79.77 years 2005
13 Israel 79.72 years 2005
14 Singapore 79.7 years 2005
15 New Zealand 79.62 years 2005
16 Malta 79.5 years 2005
17 Belgium 79.48 years 2005
18 Ireland 79.39 years 2005
19 Austria 79.38 years 2005
20 Netherlands 79.35 years 2005
21 Cyprus 79.29 years 2005
=22 Luxembourg 79.18 years 2005
=22 United Arab Emirates 79.18 years 2005
24 Greece 78.99 years 2005
=25 Costa Rica 78.95 years 2005
=25 United Kingdom 78.95 years 2005
27 Germany 78.93 years 2005
28 Finland 78.82 years 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 78.81 years 2005
29 Bermuda 78.58 years 2005
30 Virgin Islands 78.55 years 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 78.16 years 2005
31 Chile 78.15 years 2005
32 Portugal 78.07 years 2005
33 Denmark 77.84 years 2005
34 United States 77.71 years 2005
35 Puerto Rico 77.65 years 2005
36 Slovenia 77.61 years 2005
37 South Korea 77.57 years 2005
38 Kuwait 77.54 years 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 77.38 years 2005
39 Cuba 77.25 years 2005
European Union average (profile) 77.11 years 2005
40 Brunei 76.97 years 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 76.67 years 2005
41 Dominica 76.6 years 2002
42 Netherlands Antilles 76.39 years 2005
43 Czech Republic 75.91 years 2005
Europe average (profile) 75.85 years 2005
44 Croatia 75.67 years 2005
45 Uruguay 75.61 years 2005
46 Albania 75.48 years 2005
47 Barbados 75.4 years 2004
48 Mexico 75.37 years 2005
49 Antigua and Barbuda 75.28 years 2002
50 Panama 75.24 years 2005
51 Guam 75.18 years 2005
52 New Caledonia 75.16 years 2005
53 Poland 75 years 2005
54 Bahrain 74.86 years 2005
55 Argentina 74.83 years 2005
56 Oman 74.76 years 2005
=57 Ecuador 74.67 years 2005
=57 Sri Lanka 74.67 years 2005
59 Bosnia and Herzegovina 74.41 years 2005
60 Libya 74.35 years 2005
61 Venezuela 74.22 years 2005
62 Saint Lucia 74.17 years 2005
63 Qatar 74.1 years 2005
64 Slovakia 73.9 years 2005
65 Syria 73.82 years 2005
66 French Polynesia 73.76 years 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 73.73 years 2005
67 Malaysia 73.7 years 2005
68 Tunisia 73.45 years 2005
69 Armenia 73.33 years 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 73.23 years 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 73.2 years 2005
70 Mauritius 73.02 years 2005
71 Grenada 72.97 years 2002
72 Seychelles 72.95 years 2002
73 Colombia 72.81 years 2005
74 Serbia and Montenegro 72.79 years 2005
=75 Hungary 72.65 years 2005
=75 Tonga 72.65 years 2005
77 Estonia 72.57 years 2005
=78 Saudi Arabia 72.56 years 2005
=78 Bulgaria 72.56 years 2005
80 Lebanon 72.54 years 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 72.47 years 2005
81 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 72.33 years 2005
82 Azerbaijan 72.28 years 2005
83 Jordan 72.02 years 2005
84 China 71.83 years 2005
85 Belize 71.81 years 2005
86 Algeria 71.73 years 2005
87 Romania 71.71 years 2005
88 Paraguay 71.45 years 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 71.45 years 2002
89 Latvia 71.36 years 2005
90 Saint Kitts and Nevis 71.34 years 2002
=91 El Salvador 71.31 years 2005
=91 Georgia 71.31 years 2005
93 Turkey 71.29 years 2005
94 Lithuania 71.25 years 2005
95 Brazil 71.24 years 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 71.18 years 2005
96 Iran 71.13 years 2005
97 Philippines 71.04 years 2005
98 The Bahamas 70.96 years 2005
=99 Thailand 70.9 years 2005
=99 Jamaica 70.9 years 2005
101 Samoa 70.74 years 2005
102 Cape Verde 70.71 years 2005
103 Peru 70.66 years 2005
104 Vietnam 70.65 years 2005
105 Egypt 70.53 years 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 70.42 years 2005
106 Nicaragua 70.39 years 2005
107 Morocco 70.38 years 2005
108 Trinidad and Tobago 69.97 years 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 69.86 years 2002
109 Suriname 69.71 years 2005
110 Vanuatu 69.49 years 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 69.3 years 2005
111 Greenland 68.86 years 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 68.74 years 2005
112 Honduras 68.57 years 2005
113 Belarus 68.48 years 2005
114 Kyrgyzstan 68.34 years 2005
115 Fiji 68.33 years 2005
116 Moldova 68.26 years 2005
117 Dominican Republic 68.13 years 2005
118 Federated States of Micronesia 68.07 years 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 68.01 years 2005
119 Ukraine 67.96 years 2005
120 Guatemala 67.85 years 2005
121 Indonesia 67.79 years 2005
122 Maldives 67.64 years 2005
123 Uzbekistan 67.37 years 2005
124 Mongolia 66.84 years 2005
125 Kazakhstan 66.25 years 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 66.06 years 2002
South and Central Asia average (profile) 65.84 years 2005
126 Russia 65.47 years 2005
127 Marshall Islands 65.24 years 2000
128 Pakistan 64.86 years 2005
129 Bolivia 64.85 years 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 64.55 years 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 64.52 years 1997
130 Guyana 64.26 years 2005
South Asia average (profile) 64.06 years 2005
131 Tajikistan 64.02 years 2005
132 Bhutan 63.98 years 2005
133 North Korea 63.92 years 2005
134 Bangladesh 63.9 years 2005
135 India 63.5 years 2005
136 Sao Tome and Principe 63.49 years 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 63.16 years 2005
137 Solomon Islands 62.94 years 2005
138 Turkmenistan 62.86 years 2005
139 Kiribati 62.82 years 2002
140 Nepal 62.65 years 2005
141 Comoros 62.64 years 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 62.49 years 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 62.07 years 2005
142 Yemen 61.73 years 2005
143 Burma 61.11 years 2005
144 Iraq 58.81 years 1997
145 Ghana 57.48 years 2005
146 Cambodia 57.03 years 2005
147 The Gambia 56.79 years 2005
148 East Timor 56.72 years 2005
149 Sudan 56.66 years 2005
150 Senegal 56.45 years 2005
151 Papua New Guinea 56.39 years 2005
152 Madagascar 55.82 years 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 55.79 years 2005
153 Laos 55.67 years 2005
154 Togo 55.1 years 2005
155 Benin 54.99 years 2005
156 Eritrea 54.9 years 2005
157 Guinea 54.05 years 2005
158 Gabon 53.83 years 2005
159 Mauritania 53.66 years 2005
160 Djibouti 53.39 years 2005
161 Congo, Republic of the 52.81 years 2005
162 Haiti 52.61 years 2005
163 Uganda 49.95 years 2005
failed states average (profile) 49.04 years 2005
164 Kenya 48.99 years 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 48.69 years 2005
165 Mali 48.62 years 2005
166 Burkina Faso 48.48 years 2005
167 Somalia 47.73 years 2005
168 South Africa 47.66 years 2005
169 Namibia 46.93 years 2005
170 Tanzania 46.3 years 2005
171 Cote d'Ivoire 46.18 years 2005
172 Cameroon 46.06 years 2005
173 Guinea-Bissau 45.12 years 2005
174 Niger 44.93 years 2005
175 Afghanistan 44.67 years 1987
176 Burundi 44.65 years 2005
177 Rwanda 44.12 years 2005
178 Democratic Republic of the Congo 44.03 years 2005
179 Chad 44.02 years 2005
180 Nigeria 43.83 years 2005
181 Ethiopia 42.65 years 2005
182 Liberia 42.47 years 2005
183 Equatorial Guinea 42.28 years 2005
184 Mozambique 41.81 years 2005
185 Swaziland 41.46 years 2005
186 Angola 41.42 years 2005
187 Sierra Leone 41.36 years 2005
188 Malawi 40.52 years 2005
189 Central African Republic 39.43 years 2005
190 Zambia 38.41 years 2005
191 Zimbabwe 37.26 years 2005
192 Lesotho 35.16 years 2005
193 Botswana 34.97 years 2005

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"Countries Compared by Health > Life expectancy at birth > Total > Years. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators 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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