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Life expectancy at birth


In 2018, life expectancy at birth in Belgium was 81.47 years. In the ranking by life expectancy at birth including 186 countries, Belgium has the 25th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Greece and the Germany. Compared to Hong Kong which at the top of the ranking with life expectancy at birth of 84.24 years in 2018, Belgium has 3.29 % percent lower life expectancy at birth.

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What is life expectancy at birth?

Both sexes combined. The average number of years of life expected by a hypothetical cohort of individuals who would be subject during all their lives to the mortality rates of a given period. It is expressed as years.