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Life expectancy at birth


Hong Kong is the top country by life expectancy in the world. As of 2017, life expectancy in Hong Kong was 84.7 years. The top 5 countries also includes Japan, Macau, Switzerland, and Spain.

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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.

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