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Life expectancy at birth


In 2017, life expectancy in Nicaragua was 75.7 years. In the ranking by life expectancy including 187 countries, Nicaragua has the 98th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Mexico and the Panama. Compared to Australia which at the top of the ranking with life expectancy of 82.5 years in 2017, Nicaragua has 8.30 % 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.