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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Life expectancy at birth > Female

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from People > Life expectancy at birth, which contains 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. 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Seychelles 78.76 years 2013
2 Mauritius 78.58 years 2013
3 Cape Verde 73.58 years 2013
4 Ghana 67.71 years 2013
5 The Gambia 66.47 years 2013
6 Madagascar 66.29 years 2013
7 Togo 66.24 years 2013
8 Comoros 65.41 years 2013
9 Eritrea 65.4 years 2013
10 Sao Tome and Principe 65.14 years 2013
11 Sudan 65.07 years 2013
12 Kenya 64.77 years 2013
13 Djibouti 64.52 years 2013
14 Mauritania 64.23 years 2013
15 Equatorial Guinea 64.18 years 2013
16 Senegal 62.61 years 2013
17 Ethiopia 62.35 years 2013
18 Tanzania 62.09 years 2013
19 Benin 62.04 years 2013
20 Burundi 61.5 years 2013
21 Guinea 60.66 years 2013
22 Rwanda 60.4 years 2013
23 Sierra Leone 59.56 years 2013
24 Liberia 59.47 years 2013
25 Cote d'Ivoire 58.78 years 2013
26 Democratic Republic of the Congo 57.66 years 2013
27 Burkina Faso 56.48 years 2013
28 Mali 56.41 years 2013
29 Angola 56.11 years 2013
30 Cameroon 55.95 years 2013
31 Nigeria 55.77 years 2013
32 Niger 55.55 years 2013
33 Uganda 55.35 years 2013
34 Zimbabwe 53.93 years 2013
35 Malawi 53.62 years 2013
36 Somalia 53.23 years 2013
37 Zambia 53.14 years 2013
38 Mozambique 53.06 years 2013
39 Botswana 52.92 years 2013
40 Gabon 52.74 years 2013
41 Lesotho 52.39 years 2013
42 Central African Republic 52.2 years 2013
43 Namibia 51.69 years 2013
44 Guinea-Bissau 51.52 years 2013
45 Chad 50.22 years 2013
46 Swaziland 49.56 years 2013
47 South Africa 48.51 years 2013

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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Life expectancy at birth > Female

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Interesting observations about People > Life expectancy at birth > Female

  • Monaco ranked first for life expectancy at birth > female amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Macau ranked first for life expectancy at birth > female amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Jordan ranked first for life expectancy at birth > female amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • Japan ranked second for life expectancy at birth > female globally in 2013.
  • Singapore ranked first for life expectancy at birth > female amongst Former British colonies in 2013.
  • France ranked first for life expectancy at birth > female amongst European Union in 2013.
  • Chile ranked first for life expectancy at birth > female amongst Emerging markets in 2013.
  • Australia ranked first for life expectancy at birth > female amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2013.
  • San Marino ranked first for life expectancy at birth > female amongst Catholic countries in 2013.
  • Andorra ranked first for life expectancy at birth > female amongst Cold countries in 2013.
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