List of countries by past life expectancy

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This is a list of countries showing past life expectancy, ranging from 1950 to 2015 in five-year periods, as estimated by the 2017 revision of the World Population Prospects database by the United Nations Population Division. Life expectancy equals the average number of years a person born in a given country is expected to live if mortality rates at each age were to remain steady in the future. The life expectancy is shown as the average of males and females.

List of countries 1950 to 2015 (United Nations)[edit]

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Life expectancy at birth for both genders (in years)
Country/dependent territory 1950-1955 1955-1960 1960-1965 1965-1970 1970-1975 1975-1980 1980-1985 1985-1990 1990-1995 1995-2000 2000-2005 2005-2010 2010-2015
 Afghanistan 28.61 31.12 33.41 35.58 37.83 40.39 43.56 47.70 51.74 54.17 56.89 60.03 62.25
 Albania 55.26 59.31 64.85 66.24 67.69 69.70 70.61 71.98 71.73 72.95 74.83 75.65 77.66
 Algeria 42.89 45.00 47.29 49.47 51.48 54.93 61.57 65.85 67.20 69.14 71.50 73.88 75.27
 Angola 31.39 32.54 34.09 36.04 38.05 40.00 40.89 41.48 42.22 44.73 49.98 55.59 60.19
 Antigua and Barbuda 58.51 61.03 63.18 65.05 66.71 68.18 69.54 70.75 71.88 73.00 74.02 75.01 75.82
 Argentina 62.57 64.58 65.31 65.84 67.28 68.72 70.21 71.06 72.20 73.33 74.39 75.18 76.01
 Armenia 62.82 64.92 67.04 69.18 70.75 70.58 70.90 68.40 68.07 70.21 72.35 72.72 73.98
 Aruba (Netherlands) 60.44 64.36 66.58 68.22 70.05 71.55 72.87 73.30 73.54 73.70 73.97 74.68 75.37
 Australia 69.37 70.42 70.87 70.83 71.75 73.58 75.08 76.18 77.69 78.84 80.34 81.48 82.30
 Austria 66.54 68.02 69.66 70.14 70.80 72.14 73.28 75.00 76.16 77.54 78.93 80.14 80.99
 Azerbaijan 58.43 60.40 61.53 62.62 63.53 63.93 64.40 65.21 64.55 66.24 67.43 70.09 71.57
 Bahamas 60.02 61.97 63.69 65.22 66.63 67.92 69.09 70.21 71.13 71.68 73.17 74.33 75.14
 Bahrain 42.98 48.46 55.25 61.09 65.35 68.33 70.50 71.83 72.90 73.93 74.91 75.68 76.41
 Bangladesh 40.67 44.22 47.19 49.32 46.27 52.21 54.30 56.97 59.99 63.74 66.70 69.05 71.24
 Barbados 57.22 59.84 62.17 64.59 66.35 67.96 69.47 70.77 71.92 72.94 73.75 74.55 75.36
 Belarus 60.71 66.32 69.11 70.37 70.51 70.41 70.14 71.35 69.44 67.42 67.83 69.25 72.15
 Belgium 67.81 69.46 70.30 70.71 71.50 72.66 73.91 75.27 76.41 77.39 78.38 79.58 80.53
 Belize 55.92 58.64 61.34 64.26 66.72 68.63 70.35 71.45 70.56 68.58 68.51 69.52 69.76
 Benin 33.72 36.13 38.42 40.87 43.48 46.22 48.30 51.92 55.14 54.96 56.18 58.56 59.93
 Bhutan 32.26 33.78 35.47 38.20 41.06 43.69 47.39 50.98 54.81 58.58 62.91 66.54 68.78
 Bolivia 40.02 41.39 42.95 44.72 46.69 48.86 51.22 53.78 56.47 59.27 62.11 64.95 67.72
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 53.67 58.46 61.93 64.73 67.57 69.87 70.72 71.95 70.13 73.61 74.83 75.53 76.31
 Botswana 47.67 49.71 51.61 53.37 56.07 59.32 61.75 62.54 59.86 51.31 49.15 56.52 62.91
 Brazil 50.83 52.99 55.54 57.99 60.13 61.33 62.72 64.40 66.33 68.90 71.10 72.91 74.66
 Brunei 58.28 61.02 63.82 65.95 67.83 69.45 70.91 72.28 73.53 74.68 75.74 76.69 76.71
 Bulgaria 62.33 66.78 70.28 70.91 71.07 71.10 71.24 71.39 71.11 70.97 72.19 73.13 74.25
 Burkina Faso 30.94 33.29 35.59 38.04 40.28 43.40 48.40 49.48 49.33 49.86 51.61 55.27 58.71
 Burundi 39.03 40.52 42.03 43.53 44.23 46.43 48.03 49.16 47.30 50.85 51.97 53.67 56.09
 Cambodia 40.32 41.05 41.39 41.97 37.84 14.48 45.08 52.04 54.27 56.42 60.79 65.12 67.61
 Cameroon 38.54 40.45 42.68 44.85 47.42 50.06 52.06 52.79 51.25 49.34 51.45 54.39 56.39
 Canada 69.05 70.31 71.34 72.15 73.01 74.32 75.86 76.83 77.75 78.58 79.70 80.76 81.78
 Cape Verde 48.06 48.77 49.45 52.43 55.25 60.52 62.37 64.10 65.73 67.94 71.27 71.77 72.14
 Central African Republic 33.44 35.50 37.57 40.16 43.90 47.62 49.56 49.49 47.65 44.96 43.68 45.99 49.40
 Chad 36.06 37.36 38.70 40.14 42.52 43.98 45.38 46.64 47.14 47.65 47.65 48.87 51.67
 Guernsey and  Jersey (UK) 69.22 70.46 70.92 71.60 72.07 72.87 74.04 74.94 76.08 77.00 78.27 79.63 80.57
 Chile 54.64 56.38 58.32 60.83 63.95 67.38 70.57 72.70 74.56 76.10 77.38 78.14 78.83
 China[1] 43.83 44.47 44.55 55.47 61.67 65.51 67.75 68.92 69.67 70.86 73.11 74.68 75.67
 Colombia 50.67 55.20 57.98 60.11 61.80 64.03 66.90 68.04 68.70 70.34 71.71 72.86 73.75
 Comoros 38.72 40.47 42.47 44.48 46.85 49.06 52.29 55.29 57.82 59.29 59.60 60.89 62.83
 Costa Rica 56.00 58.76 62.37 65.18 67.70 70.49 73.42 75.09 76.08 77.04 77.81 78.42 79.16
 Croatia 61.26 63.64 65.72 67.46 69.02 69.90 70.59 71.88 72.81 74.58 74.94 76.09 77.05
 Cuba 59.44 62.39 65.39 68.53 71.02 73.14 74.29 74.69 74.83 76.22 77.21 78.67 79.16
 Curaçao (Netherlands) 60.65 64.35 66.50 68.17 69.93 72.17 73.67 74.46 74.57 74.59 74.99 76.15 77.78
 Cyprus 66.73 68.72 70.43 71.90 73.17 74.27 75.26 76.14 76.93 77.66 78.33 78.96 79.92
 Czech Republic 66.86 69.59 70.35 69.99 70.04 70.64 70.78 71.46 72.50 74.23 75.54 76.98 78.17
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 39.06 40.55 41.63 42.99 44.77 45.63 47.13 48.25 49.59 48.89 51.84 55.48 58.10
 Denmark 71.06 72.07 72.40 72.93 73.63 74.24 74.44 74.75 75.23 76.14 77.34 78.59 80.15
 Djibouti 41.04 42.95 45.18 47.35 50.90 52.55 54.67 56.12 57.02 57.02 57.29 59.05 61.62
 Dominican Republic 45.97 49.92 53.61 56.95 59.87 62.05 64.02 66.53 69.04 70.08 71.12 72.23 73.23
 Ecuador 48.65 51.59 54.75 56.78 58.90 61.67 64.57 67.63 70.18 72.10 73.62 74.57 75.55
 Egypt 41.14 46.35 49.30 51.58 52.96 56.76 59.90 63.54 65.44 67.98 68.99 69.87 70.84
 El Salvador 44.25 48.12 51.57 53.92 55.75 56.22 57.14 61.55 66.08 68.04 69.60 71.15 72.64
 Equatorial Guinea 34.48 35.99 37.49 38.99 40.50 42.04 45.54 47.21 49.35 51.75 53.57 54.93 56.84
 Eritrea 34.08 36.68 40.08 42.15 44.11 45.91 47.33 48.68 50.77 53.96 56.68 60.70 63.42
 Estonia 61.77 66.92 69.38 70.31 70.27 69.43 69.32 70.34 68.50 69.42 71.59 73.77 76.76
 Eswatini (Swaziland) 41.44 43.47 45.05 46.69 49.61 52.61 56.15 59.66 59.44 52.50 45.93 48.41 54.99
 Ethiopia 34.08 36.68 40.08 42.14 43.52 44.26 43.52 46.15 48.06 50.70 53.61 59.08 63.69
 Federated States of Micronesia 54.58 56.58 58.58 60.58 62.67 64.77 65.35 65.93 66.49 67.06 67.58 68.35 68.79
 Fiji 52.21 54.70 56.92 58.93 60.71 62.23 63.67 64.93 66.05 67.07 67.96 68.79 69.72
 Finland 66.40 68.19 69.07 69.72 70.93 72.71 74.33 74.79 75.84 77.14 78.40 79.55 80.70
 France[2] 67.05 69.20 70.66 71.33 72.32 73.50 74.63 75.94 77.20 78.29 79.44 80.82 81.89
 French Guiana (France) 53.33 56.16 59.50 64.40 65.78 66.50 69.21 71.09 72.75 74.24 76.12 77.98 79.18
 French Polynesia (France) 48.94 54.86 57.10 59.26 61.03 62.82 66.28 67.98 69.47 71.46 73.17 75.01 76.14
 Gabon 37.00 39.00 40.50 44.65 48.78 52.91 57.03 60.70 61.01 60.03 59.07 61.34 64.45
 Gambia 30.24 31.52 32.79 35.78 40.04 44.21 48.20 51.33 52.85 54.91 56.92 58.83 60.31
 Georgia 60.65 62.65 64.65 66.65 68.15 69.64 69.63 70.45 70.11 71.09 72.60 72.65 72.74
 Germany 67.52 68.91 69.97 70.66 71.15 72.30 73.65 74.99 75.99 77.32 78.63 79.74 80.45
 Ghana 42.17 44.66 46.90 48.62 50.03 51.60 53.05 55.31 57.75 56.98 57.49 60.03 61.68
 Greece 65.75 67.15 69.25 70.10 71.81 72.83 74.50 75.63 77.39 78.08 79.11 80.02 80.62
 Grenada 56.34 58.91 61.12 63.00 64.58 65.93 67.11 68.12 69.01 69.83 70.89 72.00 73.17
 Guadeloupe (France) 53.32 57.15 60.57 63.59 66.22 68.62 70.79 72.77 74.61 76.30 77.87 79.36 80.54
 Guam (USA) 57.20 59.72 62.25 64.59 66.69 68.49 70.01 71.35 72.55 74.10 75.92 77.35 78.84
 Guatemala 42.92 45.46 48.01 50.93 53.97 56.19 58.41 60.99 63.61 66.56 68.95 70.51 72.44
 Guinea 33.07 34.33 35.38 36.14 37.43 39.87 43.05 47.92 51.28 51.61 51.31 55.45 57.93
 Guinea-Bissau 35.88 37.19 38.63 40.60 42.48 44.49 46.60 48.18 49.99 51.81 52.68 54.18 56.00
 Guyana 58.83 59.80 60.69 61.55 61.95 62.30 62.66 63.00 63.69 64.53 65.24 65.79 66.25
 Haiti 37.48 40.62 43.53 46.22 48.10 50.07 51.65 53.73 55.43 57.13 58.34 60.23 62.29
 Honduras 41.80 44.60 48.03 51.07 54.12 57.74 61.62 65.49 67.77 69.92 71.05 72.01 72.89
 Hong Kong (China) 63.10 65.85 68.83 70.85 72.48 73.73 75.63 76.97 78.05 79.99 81.44 82.43 83.41
 Hungary 64.01 66.91 68.79 69.45 69.41 69.59 69.08 69.42 69.41 70.88 72.54 73.74 75.40
 Iceland 72.23 73.22 73.50 73.65 74.20 76.34 76.85 77.61 78.53 79.11 80.69 81.40 82.19
 India 36.62 39.65 42.73 46.02 49.39 52.54 54.93 56.73 59.18 61.57 63.54 65.57 67.57
 Indonesia 43.49 47.00 50.20 53.09 55.93 58.46 60.66 62.38 64.16 65.78 66.68 67.67 68.60
 Iran 40.58 43.50 46.38 49.18 52.67 56.71 51.99 59.97 66.87 69.04 71.12 72.73 75.06
 Iraq 37.93 44.92 50.88 56.36 59.51 61.72 59.00 64.32 67.39 69.07 68.88 68.02 69.19
 Ireland 66.90 69.16 70.14 70.76 71.23 72.00 73.18 74.22 75.34 76.03 77.83 79.69 80.86
 Israel 68.88 70.04 70.98 71.77 72.58 73.53 74.63 75.94 77.22 78.32 79.56 80.94 81.91
 Italy 66.52 68.44 69.68 70.93 72.22 73.55 74.87 76.38 77.47 78.80 80.28 81.51 82.35
 Ivory Coast 32.14 35.09 38.64 41.64 45.79 49.24 51.59 52.77 51.44 46.68 49.19 51.70 54.37
 Jamaica 58.61 62.73 65.72 67.61 69.01 70.73 72.03 72.12 72.01 72.07 72.79 74.19 75.45
 Japan 62.80 66.41 69.16 71.41 73.28 75.40 77.01 78.53 79.42 80.51 81.80 82.66 83.28
 Jordan 46.51 50.66 54.60 58.38 61.85 64.94 67.23 69.15 70.41 71.27 72.17 73.01 73.81
 Kazakhstan 55.06 57.31 59.50 61.66 63.25 64.29 65.88 67.49 65.45 62.98 64.55 66.03 69.06
 Kenya 42.30 44.73 48.02 50.75 53.68 56.32 58.76 58.62 55.94 52.38 52.73 59.72 65.40
 Kiribati 46.38 47.99 50.63 53.03 55.54 56.64 57.33 59.14 61.59 63.32 64.55 65.10 65.69
 Kuwait 53.55 58.26 62.02 64.88 67.07 68.71 70.32 71.63 72.42 72.95 73.34 73.71 74.29
 Kyrgyzstan 52.83 55.08 57.35 59.57 61.25 62.38 64.03 66.06 66.24 65.93 66.87 67.49 70.27
 Laos 40.93 42.43 43.98 45.48 48.40 49.89 52.37 54.85 57.53 60.34 63.15 65.40 67.17
 Latvia 62.40 67.57 70.07 70.46 69.99 68.92 69.08 70.41 67.68 68.70 70.75 71.55 73.92
 Lebanon 60.46 62.43 64.01 65.36 66.70 67.59 68.36 69.55 71.04 73.23 75.57 77.73 78.94
 Lesotho 42.15 45.08 47.80 48.52 49.80 52.24 55.28 57.33 59.70 52.74 45.62 49.04 52.51
 Liberia 33.13 34.19 35.39 37.92 40.78 44.52 46.97 47.33 47.68 52.59 52.39 58.11 60.70
 Lithuania 60.83 66.88 69.88 71.28 71.19 70.67 70.53 71.57 69.73 70.25 71.62 71.86 73.99
 Luxembourg 65.96 67.55 69.12 69.78 70.24 71.45 72.89 74.49 75.77 76.99 78.32 79.51 81.15
 Libya 36.67 38.99 46.88 53.31 58.39 62.46 65.55 67.52 69.35 70.18 70.81 71.82 71.47
 Macau (China) 61.00 63.58 66.00 68.09 70.66 73.06 74.83 76.56 78.05 79.78 80.99 82.06 83.29
 North Macedonia 54.90 58.96 62.12 65.02 67.31 68.46 68.91 70.67 71.54 72.65 73.78 74.17 75.15
 Madagascar 36.32 38.75 41.17 43.54 45.97 48.08 49.66 49.92 52.66 56.68 60.02 62.23 64.50
 Malawi 36.26 37.21 38.42 39.50 41.76 43.78 45.57 46.31 46.67 46.56 47.30 53.38 60.71
 Malaysia 54.80 57.94 60.88 63.34 65.44 67.24 68.78 70.11 71.27 72.30 73.21 73.71 74.73
 Maldives 34.47 36.09 38.98 42.42 46.24 50.66 55.49 59.29 63.53 67.63 72.15 75.59 76.30
 Mali 26.96 27.98 28.61 30.79 34.20 37.71 41.55 44.51 46.57 46.75 49.96 54.03 56.24
 Malta 66.11 67.83 69.34 70.73 72.02 73.22 74.38 75.49 76.54 77.53 78.49 79.42 80.31
 Martinique (France) 55.59 58.87 61.86 64.63 67.28 69.70 71.88 73.86 75.69 77.38 78.95 80.09 81.19
 Mauritania 38.59 41.72 45.19 47.93 50.28 52.73 55.76 57.77 58.89 59.84 60.27 61.32 62.64
 Mauritius 50.19 55.74 61.23 62.96 63.55 65.58 68.10 68.49 70.28 70.36 72.09 72.75 74.13
 Mayotte (France) 47.20 52.77 57.03 60.69 63.85 66.59 68.99 71.15 73.11 74.87 76.49 77.96 79.34
 Mexico 50.72 55.30 58.50 60.32 62.61 65.34 67.76 69.86 71.85 73.72 74.94 75.72 76.49
 Moldova[3] 59.04 61.07 62.87 64.64 65.17 65.15 65.10 67.53 67.30 66.60 67.62 68.25 70.95
 Mongolia 43.18 46.10 50.73 53.87 56.43 56.85 57.30 59.60 60.75 61.81 64.08 66.14 68.47
 Montenegro 59.77 62.11 65.61 68.35 71.27 72.52 73.62 74.17 74.73 73.40 73.40 74.19 76.39
 Morocco 45.67 47.45 49.52 51.64 53.53 55.74 59.58 63.19 65.98 67.65 69.95 72.88 74.87
 Mozambique 31.29 33.79 36.18 38.14 40.37 42.21 41.47 42.33 43.90 47.21 49.56 53.24 56.08
 Myanmar 44.20 49.62 51.88 53.98 55.95 57.83 55.95 57.83 59.63 61.28 62.94 64.26 66.01
 Namibia 41.75 45.27 48.43 51.20 53.52 56.63 58.34 60.67 61.52 58.11 53.83 54.98 61.75
   Nepal 34.01 34.56 36.20 39.08 42.02 44.93 48.34 52.13 56.43 60.50 64.04 66.79 68.91
 Netherlands 71.93 72.94 73.46 73.64 74.11 75.17 76.13 76.72 77.26 77.85 78.68 80.18 81.31
 New Caledonia (France) 50.74 54.60 58.03 61.05 63.69 66.03 68.08 69.88 71.45 72.83 74.07 75.12 76.26
 New Zealand 69.76 70.68 71.18 71.26 71.77 72.62 73.78 74.46 76.35 77.58 79.08 80.32 81.33
 Nicaragua 42.30 45.45 48.68 51.99 55.29 57.65 59.50 62.23 66.16 68.53 70.96 72.84 74.47
 Niger 34.50 34.81 35.29 35.62 36.32 37.75 40.26 42.27 45.01 48.36 51.42 54.91 58.53
 Nigeria 33.81 35.80 38.13 39.97 42.03 44.29 46.02 45.95 45.87 46.00 46.94 49.75 51.88
 North Korea 37.60 49.88 51.63 57.24 61.73 65.04 67.06 68.59 70.02 63.49 68.06 68.44 70.79
 Norway 72.80 73.48 73.47 73.92 74.43 75.31 76.01 76.28 77.29 78.30 79.34 80.61 81.61
 Oman 36.05 40.54 44.71 48.55 52.25 57.35 61.90 65.60 68.43 70.98 73.20 75.02 76.21
 Pakistan 37.04 42.73 47.49 51.25 54.14 56.11 57.76 59.30 60.76 62.08 63.33 64.37 65.86
 Palestine[4] 46.59 48.23 50.75 54.09 57.45 60.99 64.40 67.11 68.85 70.29 71.17 72.03 72.86
 Panama 56.80 59.50 62.15 64.36 66.74 69.22 70.99 72.38 73.55 74.60 75.54 76.36 77.32
 Papua New Guinea 38.31 40.93 43.04 46.87 50.12 53.71 57.12 58.07 59.72 61.10 62.59 64.18 64.97
 Paraguay 62.76 63.33 64.50 65.08 65.96 66.55 67.11 67.64 68.54 69.44 70.80 71.79 72.78
 Peru 43.93 46.30 49.14 51.52 55.55 58.53 61.59 64.33 66.79 69.31 71.65 73.19 74.20
 Philippines 55.43 57.09 58.62 60.08 61.41 61.67 62.87 64.70 65.70 66.78 67.49 68.04 68.61
 Poland 61.44 65.89 68.31 69.79 70.28 70.35 70.70 70.73 71.15 72.72 74.60 75.56 76.99
 Portugal 60.30 62.37 64.46 66.37 68.32 70.39 72.51 74.03 74.88 75.99 77.58 79.29 80.51
 Puerto Rico (USA) 63.54 67.92 69.12 70.72 72.35 73.52 73.89 74.59 73.83 74.87 76.78 77.84 79.21
 Qatar 55.19 59.16 62.89 66.60 69.70 71.80 73.36 74.51 75.34 75.96 76.57 76.90 77.64
 Republic of the Congo 43.15 46.83 50.16 52.49 54.11 55.44 56.63 56.66 54.83 51.99 52.12 57.95 62.55
 Romania 61.15 63.29 67.78 67.34 69.02 69.59 69.73 69.52 69.60 69.71 71.47 73.08 74.85
 Russia 58.51 64.79 67.88 68.47 68.31 67.56 67.46 69.13 66.58 65.70 64.95 67.13 70.30
 Rwanda 40.02 41.51 43.02 44.13 44.58 45.79 49.79 48.07 23.72 44.74 50.58 60.05 65.16
 Réunion (France) 47.84 53.41 57.70 61.41 64.58 67.28 69.64 71.73 73.60 75.29 76.81 78.21 79.53
 Saint Lucia 52.42 55.25 59.36 61.57 64.49 67.38 69.94 70.70 71.31 71.15 72.07 73.97 74.81
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 51.08 55.14 60.77 63.94 65.82 66.61 68.39 69.60 70.49 70.61 70.71 71.85 72.74
 Samoa 45.93 48.47 50.99 53.49 56.00 58.51 60.98 63.49 66.14 68.39 70.09 72.04 74.09
 São Tomé and Príncipe 46.40 48.89 51.86 54.42 57.36 60.21 60.59 61.40 62.22 63.01 63.80 65.47 66.14
 Saudi Arabia 41.94 44.42 46.98 50.23 55.45 60.78 64.89 67.86 69.98 71.75 72.92 73.21 73.99
 Senegal 35.47 37.49 38.62 38.41 40.91 46.50 51.27 56.05 57.59 57.25 58.93 62.41 65.71
 Serbia[5] 59.12 61.60 64.26 66.72 68.53 69.53 70.20 71.14 71.74 71.91 72.36 73.33 74.65
 Seychelles 57.96 59.41 62.84 64.39 66.99 69.02 70.33 71.14 70.54 71.36 72.11 72.32 72.95
 Sierra Leone 28.82 29.87 30.99 32.63 36.78 39.70 40.85 39.13 35.96 36.69 41.32 45.88 50.19
 Singapore 60.17 63.95 66.44 67.20 69.06 71.04 72.89 74.95 76.97 77.67 79.20 81.23 82.34
 Slovakia 64.43 68.64 70.63 70.32 70.08 70.48 70.63 70.97 71.61 72.74 73.82 74.77 76.30
 Slovenia 65.60 67.88 69.15 69.17 69.81 70.97 71.21 72.69 73.74 75.26 76.66 78.55 80.31
 Solomon Islands 45.38 47.91 50.43 52.97 55.50 58.00 58.74 55.84 58.33 61.46 64.67 67.35 69.60
 Somalia[6] 33.99 35.99 37.97 39.99 41.91 43.78 45.48 46.37 44.96 49.80 51.49 53.18 54.86
 South Africa 48.52 51.27 53.02 54.84 56.69 57.34 58.35 61.00 62.25 59.20 53.84 53.06 59.47
 South Korea 47.92 51.23 54.83 58.78 63.09 64.99 67.38 70.34 72.85 74.95 77.17 79.47 81.27
 South Sudan 27.92 30.59 32.72 34.88 36.70 38.68 39.45 41.81 45.32 48.17 50.19 52.30 55.06
 Spain 64.60 67.75 69.91 71.37 72.65 74.40 76.10 76.85 77.62 78.76 79.90 81.22 82.52
 Sri Lanka 54.51 58.29 60.26 62.92 65.15 66.96 69.09 68.91 70.01 69.06 73.22 74.09 74.64
 Sudan 44.54 47.08 49.22 51.24 53.06 54.00 54.46 55.14 56.00 57.58 59.37 61.51 63.59
 Suriname 55.99 58.69 60.52 62.42 63.99 65.11 66.53 67.13 67.59 67.80 68.05 69.63 70.90
 Sweden 71.86 72.90 73.50 74.12 74.79 75.35 76.40 77.16 78.17 79.30 80.13 81.07 81.89
  Switzerland 69.34 70.71 71.58 72.57 73.71 75.19 76.09 77.23 77.94 79.23 80.50 81.79 82.69
 Syria 47.60 50.52 53.49 56.85 60.79 64.22 67.18 69.63 71.28 72.54 73.53 74.46 69.84
 Tajikistan 53.05 55.10 57.19 59.26 60.84 62.06 63.19 64.10 62.31 64.48 66.44 68.70 70.38
 Taiwan 58.16 62.92 65.00 66.91 69.38 70.77 72.12 73.35 74.40 75.18 76.90 78.17 79.24
 Tanzania 41.25 43.03 44.31 45.83 47.70 49.90 50.64 50.86 49.61 50.06 53.65 58.82 62.78
 Thailand 50.81 53.30 56.05 58.19 60.66 63.32 65.75 69.77 70.15 70.30 71.22 73.15 74.56
 Timor-Leste 29.97 32.48 34.98 37.49 39.95 31.18 39.91 46.45 50.46 56.99 61.47 66.38 67.74
 Togo 35.30 38.66 41.89 45.02 48.07 50.93 53.58 55.41 55.78 53.71 53.88 55.80 59.07
 Tonga 58.63 60.47 62.30 64.01 65.63 66.84 68.10 69.25 69.85 70.74 71.15 71.82 72.51
 Trinidad and Tobago 57.89 60.82 64.09 64.77 65.45 66.66 67.26 67.74 68.21 68.42 68.67 69.26 70.23
 Tunisia 38.81 40.73 43.74 48.33 54.08 59.37 64.26 67.13 70.27 72.38 73.70 74.56 75.04
 Turkey 41.01 43.69 47.22 50.78 53.75 57.05 60.22 63.04 65.49 68.49 71.37 73.37 74.83
 Turkmenistan 51.28 53.41 55.51 57.61 59.17 60.22 61.77 62.83 62.69 63.18 64.22 65.87 67.31
 Uganda 40.00 42.60 45.39 48.12 49.14 49.33 49.05 46.86 44.57 44.98 49.92 55.15 58.61
 Ukraine 61.83 67.11 69.69 70.66 70.57 69.65 69.15 70.55 68.72 67.36 67.46 67.89 71.12
 United Arab Emirates 43.86 49.59 54.70 59.60 63.37 66.40 68.83 70.72 72.23 73.58 74.82 75.90 76.71
 United Kingdom 69.40 70.60 71.03 71.71 72.21 73.01 74.20 75.14 76.25 77.18 78.42 79.69 80.97
 United States 68.71 69.67 70.10 70.37 71.42 73.26 74.38 74.90 75.65 76.49 77.18 78.17 78.88
 United States Virgin Islands (USA) 62.88 65.49 66.82 68.30 69.80 71.15 72.28 73.57 74.81 76.06 77.06 77.85 79.10
 Uruguay 66.14 67.15 68.38 68.60 68.81 69.64 71.02 72.17 73.07 74.27 75.35 76.20 76.96
 Uzbekistan 56.07 57.90 59.75 61.60 63.02 63.99 65.29 66.56 66.26 66.71 67.74 69.10 70.80
 Vanuatu 41.94 44.94 47.94 50.86 53.78 56.77 59.79 61.93 64.20 66.41 68.36 69.99 71.36
 Venezuela 54.84 57.77 60.68 63.27 65.72 67.37 68.72 69.47 70.23 71.62 72.82 73.36 73.95
 Vietnam 53.50 57.26 60.49 62.33 57.76 66.12 68.06 69.79 71.24 72.66 73.81 74.70 75.56
 Western Sahara[7] 35.48 37.40 39.29 41.23 43.26 47.57 51.88 56.20 58.75 61.27 63.87 66.21 68.41
 Yemen 34.70 34.70 34.71 39.14 43.29 48.08 53.03 56.76 58.52 59.84 61.00 62.75 64.17
 Zambia 42.07 44.13 46.08 47.83 50.16 51.47 50.31 46.74 43.79 43.53 46.86 52.93 59.73
 Zimbabwe 48.54 50.59 52.48 54.13 55.78 57.84 60.54 60.18 54.66 47.35 44.13 48.35 57.64
World 46.98 49.33 51.17 55.48 58.14 60.30 62.06 63.68 64.59 65.67 67.20 69.07 70.79

List of regions (United Nations)[edit]

Rank
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Life expectancy at birth (in years)
Region 1950-1955 1955-1960 1960-1965 1965-1970 1970-1975 1975-1980 1980-1985 1985-1990 1990-1995 1995-2000 2000-2005 2005-2010 2010-2015
Africa 37.46 39.95 42.32 44.42 46.51 48.66 50.45 51.72 51.71 52.33 53.67 56.97 60.23
Asia 42.33 44.54 46.50 52.81 56.51 59.33 61.57 63.57 65.16 66.69 68.65 70.34 71.81
Australia/New Zealand 69.44 70.46 70.92 70.92 71.75 73.41 74.85 75.88 77.46 78.63 80.11 81.28 82.14
Caribbean 52.05 55.27 58.35 61.01 63.04 64.46 65.53 66.84 67.73 68.93 69.97 71.30 72.45
Central America 49.10 53.25 56.47 58.62 61.06 63.60 65.91 68.29 70.54 72.50 73.87 74.85 75.78
Central Asia 54.67 56.73 58.77 60.74 62.26 63.29 64.70 66.09 65.06 64.39 65.82 67.50 69.76
Eastern Africa 37.00 39.45 42.06 44.13 45.96 47.55 48.17 48.86 47.58 49.57 51.98 57.04 61.45
Eastern Asia 45.60 46.64 46.97 57.03 62.86 66.52 68.70 69.90 70.78 71.93 74.19 75.74 76.76
Eastern Europe 60.36 65.52 68.40 69.03 69.16 68.75 68.65 69.80 68.31 67.83 67.91 69.52 72.22
Europe 63.68 67.12 69.21 70.04 70.62 71.05 71.64 72.83 72.65 73.11 73.79 75.29 77.20
Latin America 51.27 54.17 56.78 58.93 61.15 63.01 64.88 66.66 68.41 70.45 72.13 73.45 74.66
Melanesia 40.50 43.27 45.54 49.14 52.20 55.47 58.43 59.20 60.78 62.19 63.67 65.21 66.12
Micronesia 53.50 55.43 57.69 59.79 61.92 63.50 64.60 65.98 67.55 69.39 70.92 71.95 72.81
Middle Africa 36.91 38.45 40.01 41.82 43.99 45.57 47.07 47.96 48.46 48.17 50.79 54.42 57.42
Northern Africa 42.27 45.82 48.60 51.12 53.18 56.27 59.77 62.85 64.56 66.39 67.92 69.63 71.07
North America 68.73 69.70 70.20 70.51 71.56 73.34 74.51 75.08 75.85 76.68 77.41 78.41 79.17
Northern Europe 68.87 70.49 71.18 71.85 72.35 73.04 74.04 74.91 75.65 76.66 77.94 79.17 80.53
Oceania 61.58 63.37 64.40 65.41 66.87 68.67 70.43 71.43 73.04 74.19 75.67 77.02 77.93
Polynesia 50.39 53.90 56.08 58.31 60.29 62.26 64.81 66.72 68.50 70.13 71.58 73.20 74.53
South America 51.94 54.36 56.69 58.78 60.94 62.63 64.46 66.09 67.78 69.90 71.74 73.20 74.51
Southeast Asia 46.48 49.97 52.84 55.52 56.67 58.08 61.95 64.20 65.69 67.02 68.13 69.36 70.50
Southern Africa 47.81 50.58 52.43 54.23 56.10 57.01 58.21 60.79 61.94 58.47 53.19 52.99 59.31
Southern Asia 37.02 40.26 43.43 46.64 49.36 52.74 54.83 57.02 59.65 61.95 63.99 65.93 67.88
Southern Europe 63.75 66.26 68.24 69.79 71.30 72.74 74.07 75.32 76.22 77.48 78.76 80.03 81.09
Sub-Saharan Africa 36.33 38.51 40.73 42.70 44.80 46.75 48.18 49.11 48.86 49.39 50.70 54.29 57.88
Western Africa 33.55 35.50 37.61 39.50 41.80 44.42 46.71 47.67 48.13 48.21 49.30 52.33 54.74
Western Asia 43.76 46.93 50.14 53.78 57.01 60.23 62.57 65.38 67.26 69.19 70.85 72.03 72.77
Western Europe 67.74 69.35 70.49 71.11 71.81 72.98 74.20 75.49 76.54 77.73 78.94 80.19 81.07

List of countries before 1950[edit]

Life expectancy at birth (both genders)
Country 1543 1683 1771 1810 1830 1851 1860 1870 1882 1890 1895 1900 1905 1910 1915 1920 1925 1930 1935 1940 1949
Australia 52.95 57.00 59.32 63.16 64.89 65.09 66.29 69.13
Austria 34.40 34.40 41.73 63.42
Argentina 33.10 34.00 33.30 39.00 39.70 44.20 46.20 48.65 50.60 52.55 54.45 56.45 64.36
Bangladesh 25.50
Belarus 36.20
Belgium 41.88 45.07 40.90 44.09 45.43 46.52 49.92 51.31 53.59 57.09 57.10 59.93 55.94 65.43
Bolivia 28.00 28.00 31.00 33.00 33.00 36.00
Brazil 29.00 31.00 32.00 34.00 37.00
Bulgaria 40.20 43.30 48.30 57.94
Canada 41.06 41.60 42.56 48.42 52.14 59.23 58.91 62.40 63.96 67.59
China 32.00 41.00
Chile 29.00 30.00 35.00 38.00
Colombia 29.00 31.00 32.00 34.00 38.00
Costa Rica 32.00 33.00 37.00 42.00 49.00
Cuba 32.00 34.16 36.00 36.29 39.00 38.76 42.00 44.57 45.00
Cyprus 38.51 45.00 47.47 48.46
Czech Republic 40.27 44.31 55.55
Denmark 33.00 44.49 45.05 45.97 47.24 50.83 51.87 54.31 58.03 58.38 57.56 61.91 62.27 62.86 66.25 70.13
Egypt 35.40 33.20 34.40 36.70
El Salvador 28.00 36.00
Estonia 43.10 56.27
Finland 35.80 35.10 32.10 41.57 40.40 44.45 47.58 41.74 45.99 48.49 49.50 47.53 53.39 55.16 57.36 46.60 61.86
France 40.05 39.59 41.77 43.32 36.69 43.08 43.32 45.13 45.01 48.30 51.33 36.25 51.53 54.33 56.83 58.29 49.55 64.89
Germany 42.38 45.45 40.52 57.42 61.50 67.25
Greece 37.10 38.50 44.65 51.56 54.34 61.54
Guatemala 24.00 24.00 25.00 25.00 29.00
Guyana 41.42
Honduras 29.00 34.00 36.00
Hungary 37.34 39.76 42.06 50.21 61.29
Iceland 30.07 19.77 38.34 17.76 36.58 52.48 46.65 49.50 52.65 53.64 54.56 58.29 60.25 59.47 65.77 71.43
India 25.44 24.27 23.49 23.98 23.15 24.02 24.86 27.61 29.31 30.95 32.59 35.84
Italy 29.70 34.29 38.53 39.64 41.67 43.90 46.71 42.49 45.47 51.27 55.16 56.20 56.95 64.11
Jamaica 40.10 34.30 37.10 37.80 37.60 36.70 37.00 35.40 38.90 45.30 44.00 47.60 53.90
Japan 36.43 36.59 37.04 37.68 38.10 38.60 39.22 39.97 40.90 42.04 57.71
Kazakhstan 23.58 23.59 28.10 30.60 48.24 42.47 54.34
Lithuania 41.70 50.50
Luxembourg 46.21 49.66 51.47 54.62 54.79 56.80 59.10 61.95 64.84
Mexico 29.52 25.00 26.80 28.00 34.00 32.10 34.00 40.40 39.00 45.80
New Zealand 68.95
Netherlands 39.99 36.92 37.32 43.74 44.36 46.63 48.38 52.05 55.10 57.20 57.79 63.12 64.67 66.50 65.40 70.28
Nicaragua 24.00 28.00 34.00
Norway 49.72 49.98 50.58 47.37 48.61 52.79 52.47 55.10 57.99 58.16 58.86 62.51 64.00 65.83 65.88 71.53
Portugal 51.39 55.34
Paraguay 25.00 29.00 33.00 38.00 42.00
Peru 37.00
Panama 36.00 39.60 42.00
Russia 30.50 20.50 35.20 36.50 41.20 55.00
Sri Lanka 46.30 45.20 55.50
Spain 29.50 31.80 34.80 40.78 42.97 39.22 46.88 49.26 52.64 48.44 60.96
Slovakia 49.90
Sweden 31.97 40.96 43.58 48.44 44.97 48.53 50.44 54.13 52.21 54.50 57.76 57.17 58.78 62.55 63.18 64.85 66.72 70.79
Switzerland 42.98 44.95 46.85 47.48 49.66 52.93 55.90 54.33 59.92 61.47 62.10 63.54 67.94
Uruguay 49.00 52.00 52.00 50.00 58.00 61.00
Ukraine 36.60 49.80 60.60
United States 39.41 45.21 48.70 50.30 51.80 55.10 55.40 58.50 59.60 60.89 63.23 67.63
United Kingdom 33.94 31.27 39.09 40.58 40.95 41.97 40.60 43.99 44.12 45.41 45.62 49.92 53.56 51.21 57.26 58.43 60.78 61.96 60.88 68.11
Venezuela 28.00 29.00 31.00 38.00

References[edit]

  1. ^ Figure refers to mainland China, excluding its Special Administrative Regions (SARs) of Hong Kong and Macau, The first one returned to Chinese sovereignty in mid-1997 and the second one did so on December 20, 1999,
  2. ^ Estimate not only refers to metropolitan France, but also includes its separatedly listed overseas departments (Départements d'outre-mer, DOM) of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte (from March 31, 2011) and Réunion and its overseas collectivities (Collectivités d'outre-mer, COM) of French Polynesia, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon and Wallis and Futuna, The population of metropolitan France alone stood at 63,730,000 in November 2012, according to a monthly [www,insee,fr/fr/bases-de-donnees/bsweb/serie,asp?idbank=000436387 official estimate],
  3. ^ Excludes (statistica,md,2010,pdf) Transnistria (555,347, census 2005),
  4. ^ It comprises the Gaza Strip and the West Bank,
  5. ^ Excludes the Kosovo (1,733,872, 2011),
  6. ^ Includes Puntland (with a population of about 3,900,000 inhabitants) and Somaliland (some 3,500,000 inhabitants),
  7. ^ Administration is split between Morocco and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, both of which claim the entire territory,

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