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India - Life expectancy at birth

68.8 (years) in 2017

In 2017, life expectancy for India was 68.8 years. Life expectancy of India increased from 46.4 years in 1968 to 68.8 years in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 0.81 %.

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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 India life expectancy?

Date Value Change, %
2017 68.8 0.35 %
2016 68.6 0.38 %
2015 68.3 0.41 %
2014 68.0 0.45 %
2013 67.7 0.50 %
2012 67.4 0.54 %
2011 67.0 0.58 %
2010 66.6 0.61 %
2009 66.2 0.63 %
2008 65.8 0.64 %
2007 65.4 0.64 %
2006 65.0