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The life expectancy of the World

72.38 years in 2017

Life expectancy of World increased from 57.39 years in 1968 to 72.38 years in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 0.48 %.

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Date Value Change, %
2017 72.38 0.28 %
2016 72.18 0.33 %
2015 71.95 0.29 %
2014 71.74 0.39 %
2013 71.46 0.41 %
2012 71.17 0.41 %
2011 70.88 0.46 %
2010 70.56 0.44 %
2009 70.25 0.50 %
2008 69.90 0.44 %
2007 69.59 0.48 %
2006 69.26
Children Mortality Rate 39.8 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2017 WB
Infant Mortality Rate 29.7 per 1,000 live births in 2017 WB
Mortality Rate 119.91 per 1,000 female adults in 2017 WB
Neonatal Deaths 2,537,500 Number in 2017 WB
Neonatal Mortality Rate 18.2 per 1,000 live births in 2017 WB
Survival 81.18 % in 2017 WB
Under-5 Deaths 5,480,743 Number in 2017 WB
Macro Region (years)
Europe 88.95 in 2099 UNDESA
South America 87.5 in 2099 UNDESA
Oceania 86.79 in 2099 UNDESA
Asia 83.9 in 2099 UNDESA
North America 78.91 in 2017 WB
Africa 76.4 in 2099 UNDESA
Central America and the Caribbean 1660 timeseries
Middle East 1398 timeseries
Southeast Asia 1211 timeseries
Country (years in 2099)

Hong Kong is the top country by life expectancy in the world. As of 2099, life expectancy in Hong Kong was 94.18 years. The top 5 countries also includes Macau, Japan, Singapore, and Switzerland.

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Hong Kong 94.18 UNDESA + 2 others
Macau 93.72 UNDESA + 1 other
Japan 93.66 UNDESA + 3 others
Singapore 92.93 UNDESA + 3 others
Switzerland 92.93 UNDESA + 3 others
Italy 92.77 UNDESA + 3 others
Spain 92.75 UNDESA + 3 others
Australia 92.74 UNDESA + 3 others
Republic of Korea 92.72 UNDESA + 3 others
Israel 92.26 UNDESA + 3 others
Iceland 92.06 UNDESA + 2 others
Sweden 92 UNDESA + 3 others
France 91.96 UNDESA + 3 others
Malta 91.93 UNDESA + 2 others
Luxembourg 91.84 UNDESA + 2 others
Canada 91.76 UNDESA + 3 others
Ireland 91.76 UNDESA + 2 others
New Zealand 91.74 UNDESA + 2 others
Portugal 91.74 UNDESA + 3 others
Greece 91.72 UNDESA + 3 others
Norway 91.6 UNDESA + 3 others
Netherlands 91.44 UNDESA + 3 others
Finland 91.39 UNDESA + 3 others
Belgium 91.2 UNDESA + 3 others
Austria 91.2 UNDESA + 3 others
Maldives 91.02 UNDESA + 2 others
Germany 91 UNDESA + 3 others
Slovenia 90.95 UNDESA + 2 others
United Kingdom 90.71 UNDESA + 3 others
Chile 90.65 UNDESA + 3 others
Costa Rica 90.58 UNDESA + 2 others
Cyprus 90.56 UNDESA + 2 others
Taiwan Province of China 90.53 UNDESA + 1 other
Denmark 90.38 UNDESA + 3 others
Qatar 90.02 UNDESA + 2 others
Puerto Rico 89.73 UNDESA + 1 other
Turkey 89.62 UNDESA + 3 others
Oman 89.37 UNDESA + 2 others
Lebanon 89.23 UNDESA + 2 others
Czech Republic 89.11 UNDESA + 3 others
Panama 89.09 UNDESA + 2 others
Poland 88.91 UNDESA + 3 others
Cuba 88.8 UNDESA + 3 others
Croatia 88.77 UNDESA + 2 others
Peru 88.77 UNDESA + 3 others
United States of America 88.73 UNDESA + 3 others
Barbados 88.64 UNDESA + 2 others
Ecuador 88.61 UNDESA + 3 others
Estonia 88.41 UNDESA + 2 others
Albania 88.33 UNDESA + 2 others
Morocco 88.29 UNDESA + 2 others
Thailand 88.26 UNDESA + 3 others
Colombia 88.22 UNDESA + 3 others
United Arab Emirates 88.18 UNDESA + 3 others
Uruguay 88.1 UNDESA + 2 others
Sri Lanka 87.93 UNDESA + 2 others
Brazil 87.88 UNDESA + 3 others
Iran 87.77 UNDESA + 3 others
China 87.77 UNDESA + 3 others
Bosnia and Herzegovina 87.75 UNDESA + 2 others
Algeria 87.68 UNDESA + 3 others
Tunisia 87.66 UNDESA + 2 others
Slovakia 87.51 UNDESA + 3 others
Argentina 87.18 UNDESA + 3 others
Hungary 87.01 UNDESA + 3 others
Nicaragua 86.96 UNDESA + 2 others
Guatemala 86.87 UNDESA + 2 others
Montenegro 86.77 UNDESA + 2 others
Honduras 86.59 UNDESA + 2 others
Antigua and Barbuda 86.58 UNDESA + 2 others
Malaysia 86.57 UNDESA + 3 others
Bahrain 86.55 UNDESA + 2 others
Romania 86.45 UNDESA + 3 others
Mexico 86.41 UNDESA + 3 others
Syrian Arab Republic 86.38 UNDESA + 2 others
Serbia 86.32 UNDESA + 3 others
Bangladesh 86.24 UNDESA + 2 others
Lithuania 86.18 UNDESA + 2 others
Mauritius 86.03 UNDESA + 2 others
Saint Lucia 86.01 UNDESA + 2 others
North Macedonia 85.98 UNDESA + 2 others
Viet Nam 85.97 UNDESA + 2 others
El Salvador 85.94 UNDESA + 2 others
Brunei Darussalam 85.9 UNDESA + 2 others
Saudi Arabia 85.78 UNDESA + 3 others
Dominican Republic 85.73 UNDESA + 3 others
Belize 85.54 UNDESA + 2 others
Latvia 85.42 UNDESA + 2 others
San Marino 85.42 in 2012 WB
Armenia 85.34 UNDESA + 2 others
Bulgaria 85.08 UNDESA + 3 others
Belarus 85.06 UNDESA + 3 others
Palestine 85.05 UNDESA + 2 others
Cabo Verde 85 UNDESA + 2 others
Jordan 84.91 UNDESA + 3 others
Kuwait 84.89 UNDESA + 2 others
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 84.71 UNDESA + 2 others
Georgia 84.67 UNDESA + 2 others
Bhutan 84.54 UNDESA + 2 others
Seychelles 84.47 UNDESA + 2 others
Kazakhstan 84.37 UNDESA + 3 others
Bolivia 84.36 UNDESA + 2 others
Jamaica 84.28 UNDESA + 2 others
Libya 84.23 UNDESA + 3 others
Paraguay 84.09 UNDESA + 2 others
Samoa 83.98 UNDESA + 2 others
Trinidad and Tobago 83.94 UNDESA + 2 others
Indonesia 83.89 UNDESA + 2 others
Nepal 83.85 UNDESA + 2 others
Micronesia (Federated States of) 83.77 UNDESA + 2 others
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 83.7 UNDESA + 3 others
Russian Federation 83.68 UNDESA + 3 others
Bahamas 83.65 UNDESA + 2 others
Rwanda 83.45 UNDESA + 2 others
Egypt 83.39 UNDESA + 2 others
Solomon Islands 83.34 UNDESA + 2 others
Mongolia 83 UNDESA + 2 others
Ukraine 82.97 UNDESA + 2 others
Azerbaijan 82.94 UNDESA + 3 others
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 82.93 UNDESA + 2 others
Tajikistan 82.92 UNDESA + 2 others
Sao Tome and Principe 82.79 UNDESA + 2 others
Kyrgyzstan 82.73 UNDESA + 2 others
Grenada 82.73 UNDESA + 2 others
Republic of Moldova 82.57 UNDESA + 2 others
Suriname 82.5 UNDESA + 2 others
Philippines 82.21 UNDESA + 2 others
India 81.89 UNDESA + 2 others
Madagascar 81.87 UNDESA + 2 others
Ethiopia 81.81 UNDESA + 2 others
Kiribati 81.76 UNDESA + 2 others
Cambodia 81.76 UNDESA + 2 others
Andorra 81.66 in 2017 UNDP
Malawi 81.36 UNDESA + 2 others
Senegal 81.24 UNDESA + 2 others
Uzbekistan 81.06 UNDESA + 2 others
Eritrea 81.01 UNDESA + 2 others
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 80.98 UNDESA + 2 others
Timor-Leste 80.98 UNDESA + 2 others
Iraq 80.74 UNDESA + 2 others
Vanuatu 80.69 UNDESA + 2 others
Liechtenstein 80.41 in 2017 UNDP + 1 other
Djibouti 80.4 UNDESA + 2 others
Tonga 80.24 UNDESA + 2 others
Kenya 79.98 UNDESA + 2 others
Botswana 79.89 UNDESA + 2 others
United Republic of Tanzania 79.73 UNDESA + 2 others
Guyana 79.52 UNDESA + 2 others
Myanmar 78.7 UNDESA + 2 others
Afghanistan 78.46 UNDESA + 2 others
Turkmenistan 78.17 UNDESA + 2 others
Uganda 78.1 UNDESA + 2 others
Dominica 78.03 in 2017 UNDP + 1 other
Mozambique 78.03 UNDESA + 2 others
Namibia 78 UNDESA + 2 others
Fiji 77.89 UNDESA + 2 others
Zambia 77.81 UNDESA + 2 others
Sudan 77.78 UNDESA + 2 others
Pakistan 77.59 UNDESA + 2 others
Haiti 77.25 UNDESA + 2 others
Gabon 77.19 UNDESA + 2 others
Burundi 77.14 UNDESA + 2 others
Burkina Faso 77.09 UNDESA + 2 others
Ghana 76.37 UNDESA + 2 others
South Africa 76.33 UNDESA + 2 others
Niger 76.27 UNDESA + 2 others
Liberia 76.11 UNDESA + 2 others
Yemen 76.02 UNDESA + 2 others
Congo 75.35 UNDESA + 2 others
Gambia 75.15 UNDESA + 2 others
Angola 75.06 UNDESA + 2 others
Mauritania 75.05 UNDESA + 2 others
Comoros 75 UNDESA + 2 others
Papua New Guinea 74.91 UNDESA + 2 others
Zimbabwe 74.85 UNDESA + 2 others
Guinea 74.51 UNDESA + 2 others
Benin 74.45 UNDESA + 2 others
Saint Kitts and Nevis 74.37 in 2017 UNDP + 1 other
Togo 74.15 UNDESA + 2 others
Eswatini 74.09 UNDESA + 2 others
Cameroon 73.71 UNDESA + 2 others
Democratic Republic of the Congo 73.66 UNDESA + 2 others
Marshall Islands 73.62 in 2017 UNDP + 1 other
Palau 73.45 in 2017 UNDP + 1 other
Lesotho 72.53 UNDESA + 2 others
Guinea Bissau 72.45 UNDESA + 2 others
Equatorial Guinea 72.35 UNDESA + 2 others
Mali 72.11 UNDESA + 2 others
Somalia 71.46 UNDESA + 2 others
Sierra Leone 70.95 UNDESA + 2 others
South Sudan 70.85 UNDESA + 2 others
Côte d'Ivoire 70.26 UNDESA + 2 others
Nigeria 70.06 UNDESA + 2 others
Chad 69.6 UNDESA + 2 others
Tuvalu 68.62 in 2016 UNDP
Central African Republic 68.51 UNDESA + 2 others

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