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Life expectancy at birth


Hong Kong is the top country by life expectancy at birth in the world. As of 2018, life expectancy at birth in Hong Kong was 84.24 years. The top 5 countries also includes Macau, Japan, Switzerland, and Spain.

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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.