๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Life Expectancy of Botswana

66.05 years
Average Life Expectancy (both sexes)
63.45 years
Average Life Expectancy Males
68.56 years
Average Life Expectancy Females

The current average life expectancy for Botswana in 2023 is 66.0533 years of age. A 0.21% increase from 2022, when the average life expectancy was 65.9135 years, from birth to death. In the future, Botswana's average life expectancy is projected to increase to 75.5252 years of age, by the year 2100. A total increase of the average life expectancy for people living in Botswana by 14.34% from today's standard. This positive trend can be attributed to technological advancements, a better standard of living, and an icrease in healthcare availability.

Historic Life Expectancy of Botswana (1950-2023)

Between 1950 to 2023 the average life expectancy of people living in Botswana has increased from 44.9449 to 66.0533 years. That is an 46.97% increase that allow people of the country to live an extra 21.1084 years of life, on average.

Year Life Expectancy (Age) Life Expectancy Male Life Expectancy Female
1950 44.9449 42.5222 47.3139
1951 45.253 42.8206 47.6321
1952 45.861 43.4098 48.2569
1953 46.4633 43.9968 48.8722
1954 47.0588 44.5795 49.4764
1955 47.6485 45.1617 50.0663
1956 48.2174 45.7206 50.6363
1957 48.744 46.2251 51.1773
1958 49.3168 46.8201 51.7123
1959 49.8395 47.3263 52.2415
1960 50.3718 47.842 52.7799
1961 50.8906 48.3324 53.3178
1962 51.3887 48.8093 53.828
1963 51.8813 49.2899 54.3223
1964 52.3488 49.7329 54.8044
1965 52.8088 50.1626 55.2844
1966 53.2641 50.5602 55.7597
1967 53.7205 50.973 56.2157
1968 54.1883 51.4031 56.6728
1969 54.6839 51.8561 57.158
1970 55.1975 52.3218 57.6666
1971 55.7448 52.8476 58.1832
1972 56.3001 53.3967 58.724
1973 56.8615 53.9738 59.298
1974 57.4241 54.5563 59.8897
1975 57.998 55.136 60.509
1976 58.5831 55.7387 61.1239
1977 59.169 56.3118 61.7677
1978 59.6914 56.8154 62.3553
1979 60.1762 57.3198 62.8648
1980 60.6456 57.8075 63.3569
1981 61.1247 58.2766 63.8827
1982 61.5704 58.7103 64.3658
1983 62.0043 59.1071 64.8382
1984 62.3644 59.3375 65.337
1985 62.6264 59.5664 65.6289
1986 62.6785 59.5334 65.7847
1987 62.5216 59.2919 65.7273
1988 61.7549 58.4689 65.0352
1989 61.427 58.0206 64.8455
1990 60.5327 57.0574 64.0375
1991 59.4734 55.9675 63.0183
1992 58.3482 54.8646 61.8619
1993 57.7188 54.7493 60.6696
1994 56.1542 52.8482 59.5073
1995 55.0594 51.9269 58.2253
1996 54.3573 51.6692 57.0325
1997 53.4482 51.0537 55.8067
1998 52.5226 50.3416 54.6622
1999 51.6943 49.6924 53.6513
2000 51.0109 49.1365 52.8396
2001 50.6757 48.8599 52.4479
2002 50.6324 48.8372 52.3881
2003 50.9468 49.1986 52.6475
2004 51.6168 49.9018 53.2755
2005 52.6104 50.7829 54.3827
2006 53.9182 52.5957 55.1468
2007 55.732 54.3707 56.9896
2008 57.1206 55.6886 58.4429
2009 58.2791 56.4305 60.0301
2010 60.0133 58.0935 61.8287
2011 60.5302 58.1727 62.8155
2012 60.8004 58.587 62.9281
2013 61.9958 59.302 64.6371
2014 62.6076 59.7805 65.3905
2015 63.8183 61.2622 66.2836
2016 65.4644 62.77 68.0593
2017 66.7526 63.968 69.4282
2018 65.4224 63.3356 67.3709
2019 65.4636 62.9338 67.8913
2020 65.6471 63.1425 68.0513
2021 61.1409 58.6909 63.5942
2022 65.9135 63.3275 68.399
2023 66.0533 63.4504 68.5645

How is life expectancy calculated?

Life expectancy represent the average number of years of life remaining in a group of people. The numbers above represent life expectancy of the population of Botswana, calculated from birth.

Future Life Expectancy of Botswana (2023-2100)

Botswana's average life expectancy is projected to increase in the future. By the year 2100, the country will have reached an average life expectancy of 75.5252 years of age. An 14.34% increase from today's standard.

Year Life Expectancy (Age) Life Expectancy Male Life Expectancy Female
2023 66.0533 63.4504 68.5645
2024 66.2003 63.5814 68.7363
2025 66.3403 63.7089 68.8971
2026 66.4772 63.8315 69.0573
2027 66.6123 63.9548 69.2128
2028 66.7473 64.0753 69.3713
2029 66.8677 64.1775 69.5196
2030 67.0096 64.3018 69.6884
2031 67.1387 64.4219 69.8349
2032 67.2728 64.5391 69.9952
2033 67.3943 64.6397 70.147
2034 67.5256 64.7621 70.2948
2035 67.6522 64.8729 70.4459
2036 67.7804 64.9856 70.5977
2037 67.9085 65.1021 70.7448
2038 68.0291 65.2079 70.8882
2039 68.1511 65.3144 71.0335
2040 68.2762 65.4259 71.1791
2041 68.4039 65.5416 71.3256
2042 68.5118 65.6281 71.4629
2043 68.6277 65.7268 71.6031
2044 68.7464 65.8307 71.7433
2045 68.865 65.9379 71.8792
2046 68.9911 66.0511 72.0239
2047 69.1092 66.153 72.1646
2048 69.2292 66.2656 72.2969
2049 69.3411 66.3604 72.4323
2050 69.4667 66.4741 72.5749
2051 69.5954 66.5916 72.7197
2052 69.7037 66.6828 72.8513
2053 69.8174 66.7819 72.9852
2054 69.9433 66.8936 73.13
2055 70.0579 66.9962 73.2613
2056 70.1731 67.0954 73.3975
2057 70.2912 67.1971 73.5368
2058 70.4062 67.3014 73.6658
2059 70.5225 67.41 73.7923
2060 70.6318 67.5016 73.9237
2061 70.742 67.6021 74.0462
2062 70.8563 67.7001 74.1804
2063 70.9728 67.8135 74.3006
2064 71.0848 67.9088 74.4321
2065 71.208 68.022 74.5671
2066 71.3253 68.1262 74.6997
2067 71.4321 68.2214 74.8202
2068 71.5551 68.3383 74.9503
2069 71.6757 68.45 75.0808
2070 71.7847 68.543 75.2082
2071 71.9008 68.6517 75.3324
2072 72.0215 68.7647 75.4611
2073 72.1414 68.8765 75.5897
2074 72.2635 68.9932 75.7168
2075 72.3706 69.0888 75.8365
2076 72.4979 69.2101 75.9699
2077 72.6159 69.328 76.086
2078 72.7302 69.438 76.204
2079 72.8572 69.559 76.336
2080 72.9664 69.6677 76.4447
2081 73.0873 69.7801 76.5737
2082 73.2196 69.9159 76.6999
2083 73.3422 70.041 76.8165
2084 73.4642 70.1567 76.9436
2085 73.5857 70.2803 77.0596
2086 73.7127 70.4018 77.1905
2087 73.8331 70.5293 77.3002
2088 73.9652 70.6666 77.4228
2089 74.089 70.7977 77.5355
2090 74.2234 70.9352 77.6634
2091 74.3444 71.0731 77.7618
2092 74.4791 71.2 77.9045
2093 74.5945 71.3224 78.0092
2094 74.7279 71.4612 78.1344
2095 74.8574 71.6026 78.247
2096 74.9941 71.7488 78.3704
2097 75.1192 71.8731 78.4954
2098 75.2533 72.0175 78.6152
2099 75.3881 72.1676 78.7298
2100 75.5252 72.3111 78.8569

Factors that Affect Life Expectancy

Just like any other region or country, Botswana's life expectancy is influenced by a variety of factors, that include both individual and population-level factors. Broadly speaking, life expectancy is most affected by fertility rate, deaths, immigration and emigration. Some of the individual and population-level factors listed below can get you a better insight into its causes and affects of life expectancy.

Healthcare and Medical Advances

Access to quality healthcare, advancements in medical technology, and improvements in disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment play a significant role in increasing life expectancy. This includes vaccinations, antibiotics, surgical procedures, and the management of chronic conditions can greatly increase life expectancy of a country or region.

Socioeconomic Status

Income, education, and occupation are strongly correlated with life expectancy. Higher socioeconomic status typically provides individuals with better access to healthcare, healthier living conditions, and improved overall well-being, contributing to longer life expectancy of a country or region.

Environmental Factors

Environmental conditions can impact life expectancy. Access to clean air, water, and sanitation, as well as exposure to environmental pollutants and hazardous substances, can affect health outcomes and life expectancy.

Social Support and Relationships

Strong social connections, supportive relationships, and community engagement has also been linked to improved health outcomes and increased life expectancy. Social isolation and loneliness, on the other hand, can have negative effects on health and decrease life expectancy.

Access to and Quiality of Education

Education is associated with better health outcomes and increased life expectancy. It promotes healthier behaviors, improves health literacy, and provides individuals with opportunities for better employment and income.

Public Health Measures

Effective public health measures, such as disease surveillance, prevention programs, and health education campaigns, can have a significant impact on life expectancy by reducing the incidence and impact of infectious diseases, promoting healthy behaviors, and improving overall population health.

Immigration and Emigration

Life expectancy of a region or country is also affected by immigration of emigration. If healthier people immigrate or emigrate from a country, the life expectancy numbers of those two regions will be influenced by the movement of said people.

Causes of Positive Life Expectancy of Botswana

Causes of Negative Life Expectancy of Botswana

Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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