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Life expectancy at birth

(years)

In 2016, life expectancy in Congo was 64.6 years. In the ranking by life expectancy including 187 countries, Congo has the 143rd rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Sri Lanka and the Côte d'Ivoire. Compared to Australia which at the top of the ranking with life expectancy of 82.5 years in 2016, Congo has 21.67 % percent lower life expectancy.

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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.