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China - Life expectancy at birth

76.3 (years) in 2016

In 2016, life expectancy for China was 76.3 years. Life expectancy of China increased from 53.8 years in 1967 to 76.3 years in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.72 %.

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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 China life expectancy?

Date Value Change, %
2016 76.3 0.21 %
2015 76.1 0.21 %
2014 75.9 0.22 %
2013 75.8 0.22 %
2012 75.6 0.23 %
2011 75.4 0.25 %
2010 75.2 0.27 %
2009 75.0 0.30 %
2008 74.8 0.33 %
2007 74.6 0.36 %
2006 74.3 0.41 %
2005 74.0