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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 Cuba United States HISTORY
Female 80.08 years
Ranked 63th.
80.93 years
Ranked 52nd. 1% more than Cuba

Female > Years 79.2 years
Ranked 44th.
80.67 years
Ranked 35th. 2% more than Cuba

Male 75.46 years
Ranked 49th.
75.92 years
Ranked 44th. 1% more than Cuba

Male > Years 75.4 years
Ranked 33th. 1% more than United States
74.89 years
Ranked 36th.

Total > Years 77.25 years
Ranked 39th.
77.71 years
Ranked 34th. 1% more than Cuba

Total population 77.7 years
Ranked 55th.
78.37 years
Ranked 47th. 1% more than Cuba

Years > Females 79
Ranked 38th.
80
Ranked 32nd. 1% more than Cuba
Years > Males 75
Ranked 29th. The same as United States
75
Ranked 28th.
Years > Total population 77
Ranked 31st. The same as United States
77
Ranked 30th.

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