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List of countries by past life expectancy

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Life expectancy by world region, from 1770 to 2018

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]

Asterisk (*) indicates "Health in LOCATION" links.


  1. ^ "Life Expectancy at Birth (e0) - Both Sexes". population.un.org. 2019. Retrieved 2021-05-24.

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