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  • Female: 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.
  • Female > 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.
  • Male: The average number of years to be lived by amen in this nation born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. The entry includes total population as well as the male and female components. 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.
  • Male > 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.
  • 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.
  • Total population: The average number of years to be lived by a group of people 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.
  • Years > Females: Life expectancy at birth (years) 2003 - Females
  • Years > Males: Life expectancy at birth (years) 2003 - Males
  • Years > Total population: Life expectancy at birth (years) 2003 - Total population
STAT China United States HISTORY
Female 76.94 years
Ranked 104th.
80.93 years
Ranked 52nd. 5% more than China

Female > Years 73.69 years
Ranked 93th.
80.67 years
Ranked 35th. 9% more than China

Male 72.68 years
Ranked 84th.
75.92 years
Ranked 44th. 4% more than China

Male > Years 70.07 years
Ranked 73th.
74.89 years
Ranked 36th. 7% more than China

Total > Years 71.83 years
Ranked 79th.
77.71 years
Ranked 34th. 8% more than China

Total population 74.68 years
Ranked 92nd.
78.37 years
Ranked 47th. 5% more than China

Years > Females 73
Ranked 84th.
80
Ranked 32nd. 10% more than China
Years > Males 70
Ranked 55th.
75
Ranked 28th. 7% more than China
Years > Total population 71
Ranked 75th.
77
Ranked 30th. 8% more than China

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