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Health > Life expectancy Stats: compare key data on Cuba & United States

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Definitions

  • 95 percent range: 95% range.
  • 95% range: 95% range.
  • Female: 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.
  • Inequality adjusted index: Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index.
  • Male: 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.
  • Men: Life expectancy for men.
  • Women: Life expectancy for women.
STAT Cuba United States HISTORY
95 percent range (79.60-79.90) (80.50-80.60)
95% range (79.60-79.90) (80.50-80.60)
Date of information 2006 est. 2006 est.
Female 80.83
Ranked 36th.
81
Ranked 34th. About the same as Cuba

Inequality adjusted index 0.882
Ranked 30th. 2% more than United States
0.863
Ranked 33th.
Male 76.72
Ranked 25th. 1% more than United States
76
Ranked 34th.

Men 77 years
Ranked 2nd. 1% more than United States
76 years
Ranked 30th.
Women 81 years
Ranked 6th. The same as United States
81 years
Ranked 33th.

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