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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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.