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Benin - Life expectancy at birth

61.2 (years) in 2017

In 2017, life expectancy for Benin was 61.2 years. Life expectancy of Benin increased from 41.1 years in 1968 to 61.2 years in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 0.82 %.

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What is life expectancy?

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.

What is Benin life expectancy?

Date Value Change, %
2017 61.2 0.43 %
2016 60.9 0.44 %
2015 60.6 0.44 %
2014 60.4 0.43 %
2013 60.1 0.43 %
2012 59.9 0.44 %
2011 59.6 0.47 %
2010 59.3 0.53 %
2009 59.0 0.61 %
2008 58.7 0.68 %
2007 58.3 0.76 %
2006 57.8