China - Life expectancy at birth

78.2 (years) in 2021

In 2021, life expectancy for China was 78.2 years. Life expectancy of China increased from 58.4 years in 1972 to 78.2 years in 2021 growing at an average annual rate of 0.60%.

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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.

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