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Life expectancy at birth


Hong Kong is the top country by life expectancy in the world. As of 2018, life expectancy in Hong Kong was 84.2 years. The top 5 countries also includes Macau, Japan, Switzerland, and Spain.

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What is life expectancy?

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. Medium fertility variant