๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Life Expectancy in Caribbean

73.64 years
Average Life Expectancy (both sexes)
70.51 years
Average Life Expectancy Males
76.87 years
Average Life Expectancy Females

The current average life expectancy for Caribbean in 2024 is 73.6375 years of age. A 0.42% increase from 2023, when the average life expectancy was 73.3282 years, from birth to death. In the future, Caribbean's average life expectancy is projected to increase to 83.3063 years of age, by the year 2100. A total increase of the average life expectancy for people living in Caribbean by 13.13% 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 in Caribbean (1950-2024)

Between 1950 to 2024 the average life expectancy of people living in Caribbean has increased from 51.3331 to 73.6375 years. That is an 43.45% increase that allow people of the country to live an extra 22.3044 years of life, on average.

Year Life Expectancy (Age) Life Expectancy Male Life Expectancy Female
1950 51.3331 49.5813 53.214
1951 51.7227 49.9868 53.5841
1952 52.3881 50.6905 54.1998
1953 53.1225 51.3748 54.9885
1954 53.8423 52.0934 55.706
1955 54.5541 52.7699 56.4552
1956 55.1161 53.2984 57.052
1957 55.6061 53.7587 57.5721
1958 56.1423 54.2534 58.1532
1959 56.6133 54.7321 58.6122
1960 57.1687 55.2692 59.184
1961 57.6005 55.669 59.6498
1962 58.0738 56.1474 60.1166
1963 57.8914 56.0895 59.7951
1964 58.9763 57.0236 61.0449
1965 58.996 56.6818 61.4626
1966 59.7396 57.7516 61.8416
1967 60.159 58.1606 62.2689
1968 60.479 58.5014 62.5606
1969 60.8678 58.8731 62.965
1970 61.2646 59.254 63.375
1971 61.6644 59.6297 63.7973
1972 61.9989 59.9609 64.1342
1973 62.3784 60.3166 64.5391
1974 62.7044 60.6562 64.8464
1975 62.9618 60.8996 65.1181
1976 63.2006 61.1423 65.3514
1977 63.4115 61.3699 65.5407
1978 63.5915 61.5418 65.7283
1979 63.6852 61.6728 65.7818
1980 64.0141 62.0197 66.0905
1981 64.2783 62.3081 66.3262
1982 64.6097 62.6514 66.6399
1983 64.8695 62.9411 66.8596
1984 65.1133 63.201 67.0803
1985 65.3589 63.3942 67.3777
1986 65.7055 63.6838 67.7816
1987 66.0096 63.9565 68.1168
1988 66.3015 64.223 68.4327
1989 66.5083 64.3626 68.7129
1990 66.6951 64.5605 68.8852
1991 66.9079 64.6461 69.239
1992 67.1096 64.8531 69.4326
1993 67.3436 65.0239 69.7389
1994 67.4827 65.1556 69.8851
1995 67.8829 65.5276 70.3164
1996 68.1579 65.743 70.6597
1997 68.4151 66.0312 70.88
1998 68.7053 66.2737 71.2244
1999 69.0813 66.612 71.6431
2000 69.3671 66.8673 71.9645
2001 69.5603 67.0547 72.1674
2002 69.8446 67.3073 72.4925
2003 70.1006 67.5784 72.7326
2004 69.8318 67.3474 72.4236
2005 70.6176 67.9891 73.3719
2006 70.8068 68.1507 73.5902
2007 71.0195 68.3377 73.8299
2008 71.2253 68.5025 74.0803
2009 71.5272 68.7577 74.4336
2010 65.7002 63.7989 67.6502
2011 71.732 68.9183 74.682
2012 72.0467 69.2575 74.9621
2013 72.2062 69.4034 75.1312
2014 72.321 69.4814 75.2855
2015 72.4079 69.5252 75.422
2016 72.3993 69.4447 75.4995
2017 72.4258 69.4582 75.5426
2018 72.4828 69.4526 75.6717
2019 72.5673 69.5007 75.7909
2020 72.3721 69.174 75.7735
2021 70.5832 67.5332 73.8609
2022 72.6901 69.6432 75.858
2023 73.3282 70.2252 76.5444
2024 73.6375 70.5131 76.8682

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 in Caribbean, calculated from birth.

Future Life Expectancy in Caribbean (2024-2100)

Caribbean'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 83.3063 years of age. An 13.13% increase from today's standard.

Year Life Expectancy (Age) Life Expectancy Male Life Expectancy Female
2024 73.6375 70.5131 76.8682
2025 73.7863 70.6593 77.0117
2026 73.9757 70.8457 77.1988
2027 74.1612 71.0291 77.3813
2028 74.3457 71.2127 77.5619
2029 74.5256 71.3932 77.7366
2030 74.6999 71.5672 77.9076
2031 74.8706 71.7398 78.0729
2032 75.0402 71.91 78.2393
2033 75.2047 72.077 78.3988
2034 75.367 72.2411 78.5573
2035 75.5234 72.4032 78.706
2036 75.6792 72.5638 78.8553
2037 75.8302 72.7164 79.004
2038 75.9749 72.8674 79.1411
2039 76.1226 73.0187 79.2848
2040 76.2719 73.174 79.4273
2041 76.4146 73.3261 79.5597
2042 76.5542 73.4734 79.6913
2043 76.6928 73.6213 79.8201
2044 76.8287 73.7637 79.9496
2045 76.9648 73.9086 80.0769
2046 77.0934 74.048 80.1946
2047 77.2207 74.1875 80.3099
2048 77.3516 74.331 80.4281
2049 77.4733 74.4611 80.5423
2050 77.5999 74.6016 80.655
2051 77.7208 74.7345 80.7643
2052 77.8379 74.8679 80.8652
2053 77.9577 75.0017 80.9713
2054 78.0766 75.134 81.0774
2055 78.1925 75.2631 81.1807
2056 78.3046 75.3893 81.2792
2057 78.421 75.5152 81.3872
2058 78.533 75.6425 81.4842
2059 78.6497 75.7752 81.5852
2060 78.7671 75.906 81.6896
2061 78.8834 76.0367 81.7918
2062 79.002 76.1715 81.8943
2063 79.1149 76.3001 81.9915
2064 79.231 76.4327 82.0908
2065 79.347 76.5631 82.1926
2066 79.4717 76.7073 82.297
2067 79.5891 76.8348 82.4048
2068 79.7101 76.9729 82.5081
2069 79.8225 77.0981 82.6081
2070 79.9382 77.2304 82.7067
2071 80.0556 77.3597 82.8124
2072 80.174 77.4908 82.9179
2073 80.288 77.6189 83.0178
2074 80.4048 77.7449 83.1257
2075 80.5244 77.8806 83.2284
2076 80.6335 77.9989 83.3284
2077 80.7445 78.1264 83.4221
2078 80.8561 78.2474 83.5241
2079 80.9593 78.3543 83.6246
2080 81.0728 78.4806 83.7245
2081 81.1903 78.6133 83.8259
2082 81.3013 78.7298 83.9317
2083 81.4151 78.8617 84.026
2084 81.5254 78.9794 84.1288
2085 81.6415 79.1085 84.2311
2086 81.7498 79.229 84.3263
2087 81.8596 79.3513 84.4227
2088 81.9701 79.4704 84.5243
2089 82.0797 79.587 84.6264
2090 82.1957 79.7153 84.7292
2091 82.3099 79.8403 84.8314
2092 82.419 79.966 84.9221
2093 82.5312 80.0879 85.0235
2094 82.6393 80.2073 85.1191
2095 82.7536 80.3336 85.2202
2096 82.8653 80.4577 85.3179
2097 82.9734 80.5788 85.4115
2098 83.0831 80.6986 85.5103
2099 83.1925 80.8236 85.6023
2100 83.3063 80.9476 85.7048

Factors that Affect Life Expectancy

Just like any other region or country, Caribbean'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 in Caribbean

Causes of Negative Life Expectancy in Caribbean

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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