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United States of America - Life expectancy at birth

78.5 (years) in 2017

In 2017, life expectancy for United States of America was 78.5 years. Life expectancy of United States of America increased from 70 years in 1968 to 78.5 years in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 0.24 %.

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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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What is United States of America life expectancy?

Date Value Change, %
2017 78.5 0.00 %
2016 78.5 -0.19 %
2015 78.7 -0.19 %
2014 78.8 0.13 %
2013 78.7 0.00 %
2012 78.7 0.13 %
2011 78.6 0.13 %
2010 78.5 0.19 %
2009 78.4 0.45 %
2008 78.0 0.07 %
2007 78.0 0.39 %
2006 77.7