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Health > Life expectancy > Male: 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 Liechtenstein 80 2008
2 Iceland 79.98 2008
3 Switzerland 79.83 2008
4 San Marino 79.44 2006
5 Japan 79.29 2008
6 Sweden 79.28 2008
7 Italy 79.26 2008
8 Australia 79.2 2008
9 Israel 79.1 2008
10 Canada 78.76 2008
11 Netherlands 78.43 2008
=12 Norway 78.4 2008
=12 Singapore 78.4 2008
14 New Zealand 78.2 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 78.12 2008
15 Luxembourg 78.11 2008
16 France 78.02 2008
17 Spain 78.01 2008
18 United Kingdom 77.88 2008
19 Austria 77.75 2008
20 Greece 77.69 2008
21 Germany 77.63 2008
22 Ireland 77.53 2008
23 Belgium 77.45 2008
24 Cyprus 77.38 2008
25 Malta 77.08 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 77.03 2008
26 Cuba 76.72 2008
27 United Arab Emirates 76.71 2008
28 Costa Rica 76.56 2008
29 European Union 76.55 2008
30 Denmark 76.52 2008
31 Faroe Islands 76.5 2006
32 Finland 76.47 2008
33 Bermuda 76.36 2008
34 Portugal 76.24 2008
35 Kuwait 76.09 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 76.06 2008
36 United States 76 2008
37 Chile 75.63 2008
38 Virgin Islands 75.58 2008
39 Slovenia 75.53 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 75.51 2008
40 Brunei 75.05 2008
41 Qatar 74.97 2008
European Union average (profile) 74.87 2008
42 Puerto Rico 74.64 2008
43 Dominica 74.5 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 74.48 2008
44 Belize 74.45 2008
45 Bahrain 74.35 2008
46 Oman 74.34 2008
47 Barbados 74.31 2008
48 Czech Republic 74.06 2008
49 Grenada 73.81 2008
Europe average (profile) 73.58 2008
50 Albania 73.56 2008
51 Guam 73.33 2008
52 Panama 73.11 2008
53 Netherlands Antilles 72.76 2008
54 Mexico 72.74 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 72.55 2008
55 Bosnia and Herzegovina 72.54 2008
56 Antigua and Barbuda 72.5 2002
57 Vietnam 72.47 2008
58 Uruguay 72.41 2008
=59 Croatia 72.4 2008
=59 Tunisia 72.4 2008
61 Syria 72.36 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 72.36 2008
62 Ecuador 72.24 2008
63 Mayotte 72.13 2008
64 Aruba 72.11 2008
65 Malaysia 72.09 2008
66 French Polynesia 72.08 2008
67 New Caledonia 71.92 2008
68 Libya 71.81 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 71.8 2008
69 Argentina 71.65 2008
70 China 71.45 2008
71 Poland 71.26 2008
72 Serbia and Montenegro 71.1 2008
73 Algeria 70.99 2008
74 Saudi Arabia 70.98 2008
75 Jordan 70.92 2008
76 Slovakia 70.84 2008
77 The Bahamas 70.76 2008
78 Peru 70.64 2008
79 Venezuela 70.63 2008
80 Sri Lanka 70.43 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 70.4 2008
81 Armenia 70.35 2008
82 Nicaragua 70.12 2008
83 Maldives 70.07 2008
84 Hungary 69.97 2008
85 Lebanon 69.94 2008
86 Saint Lucia 69.91 2005
87 Dominican Republic 69.9 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 69.86 2008
88 Honduras 69.86 2008
89 Paraguay 69.84 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 69.81 2008
90 Bulgaria 69.78 2008
91 Romania 69.71 2008
92 Philippines 69.65 2008
93 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 69.56 2008
94 Turkey 69.51 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 69.42 2008
95 Colombia 69.38 2008
96 Mauritius 69.2 2008
97 Tonga 69.12 2008
98 Morocco 69.1 2008
99 Indonesia 68.84 2008
100 Brazil 68.83 2008
101 Saint Kitts and Nevis 68.8 2002
102 Estonia 68.7 2008
103 Samoa 68.68 2008
104 Jamaica 68.57 2008
105 Cape Verde 68.44 2008
106 Vanuatu 68.4 2008
107 Georgia 68.15 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 68.09 2008
108 Azerbaijan 67.89 2008
109 Seychelles 67.7 2008
Christian countries average (profile) 67.04 2008
110 Latvia 66.97 2008
111 Guatemala 66.9 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 66.89 2008
112 Fiji 66.66 2008
113 El Salvador 66.62 2008
114 Palau 66.3 2005
115 Lithuania 66.29 2008
116 Pakistan 66.21 2008
117 Greenland 66.12 2008
118 Nepal 66.03 2008
119 Trinidad and Tobago 65.87 2008
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 65.85 2000
120 Thailand 65.77 2008
121 Suriname 65.5 2008
122 Solomon Islands 65.34 2008
123 Bangladesh 65.13 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 65.05 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 65 2008
124 Belarus 64.99 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 64.81 2008
125 Moldova 64.74 2008
126 Uzbekistan 64.66 2008
South Asia average (profile) 64.48 2008
127 Bhutan 64.34 2008
128 Guyana 64.27 2008
129 Iraq 64.24 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 64.14 2008
130 Tajikistan 64.13 2008
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 63.92 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 63.89 2008
131 Sao Tome and Principe 63.65 2008
=132 Bolivia 63.59 2008
=132 Laos 63.59 2008
134 Mongolia 63.39 2008
135 Comoros 63.17 2008
136 Kyrgyzstan 62.96 2008
137 Marshall Islands 62.8 2000
138 Ukraine 62.51 2008
139 India 62.26 2008
Hot countries average (profile) 62.1 2005
140 Russia 61.83 2008
141 Turkmenistan 60.83 2008
142 Togo 60.81 2008
143 Kazakhstan 60.69 2008
=144 East Timor 60.26 2008
=144 Benin 60.26 2008
146 Namibia 60.14 2008
Landlocked countries average (profile) 60.06 2006
147 Haiti 59.46 2008
148 Burma 59.39 2008
149 Cambodia 59.19 2008
150 Gabon 59.14 2008
151 Papua New Guinea 58.98 2008
152 Kiribati 58.9 2005
153 Madagascar 58.76 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 58.56 2008
154 Eritrea 57.18 2008
155 Liberia 56.93 2008
156 Sudan 56.64 2008
157 Cote d'Ivoire 56.18 2008
158 Guinea 55.85 2008
159 Ghana 55.73 2008
160 Tanzania 54.88 2008
161 Mauritania 54.82 2008
162 The Gambia 54.33 2008
163 Botswana 54.3 2008
164 Senegal 54.11 2008
165 Djibouti 54.04 2008
166 Kenya 53.84 2008
167 Ethiopia 53.8 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 53.29 2008
168 Congo, Republic of the 52.61 2008
failed states average (profile) 52.59 2008
=169 Malawi 52.1 2008
=169 Uganda 52.1 2008
171 Burkina Faso 51.72 2008
172 Niger 50.54 2008
173 Cameroon 50.52 2008
174 South Africa 49.97 2008
175 Equatorial Guinea 49.07 2008
176 Burundi 49 2008
177 Somalia 48.43 2008
178 Rwanda 48.39 2008
179 Mali 47.75 2008
180 Chad 47.48 2008
181 Nigeria 47.41 2008
182 Mozambique 47.11 2008
183 Swaziland 46.39 2008
184 Sierra Leone 46.36 2008
185 Guinea-Bissau 46.3 2008
186 Democratic Republic of the Congo 46.11 2008
187 Central African Republic 45.48 2008
188 Angola 45.09 2008
189 Zambia 44.91 2008
190 Lesotho 44.45 2008
191 Zimbabwe 43.91 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Life expectancy > Male. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", (1) United Nations Population Division. 2009. World Population Prospects: The 2008 Revision. New York, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (advanced Excel tables), (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Life-expectancy/Male

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