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Female life expectancy at birth

(years)

In 2017, female life expectancy in China was 78 years. In the ranking by female life expectancy including 187 countries, China has the 4th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Cambodia and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Compared to Australia which at the top of the ranking with female life expectancy of 84.7 years in 2017, China has 7.91 % percent lower female life expectancy.

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What is female 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.