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Ethiopia - Life expectancy at birth

65.5 (years) in 2016

In 2016, life expectancy for Ethiopia was 65.5 years. Between 1967 and 2016, life expectancy of Ethiopia grew substantially from 42 to 65.5 years rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 1.98 % in 2006 and then decreased to 0.67 % in 2016.

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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.

Date Value Change, %
2016 65.5 0.67 %
2015 65.0 0.78 %
2014 64.5 0.91 %
2013 64.0 1.07 %
2012 63.3 1.24 %
2011 62.5 1.42 %
2010 61.6 1.62 %
2009 60.6 1.78 %
2008 59.6 1.91 %
2007 58.5 1.98 %
2006 57.3 1.98 %
2005 56.2