๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Life Expectancy of Cook Islands

75.53 years
Average Life Expectancy (both sexes)
71.83 years
Average Life Expectancy Males
79.34 years
Average Life Expectancy Females

The current average life expectancy for Cook Islands in 2024 is 75.5258 years of age. A 0.25% increase from 2023, when the average life expectancy was 75.3406 years, from birth to death. In the future, Cook Islands's average life expectancy is projected to increase to 86.7635 years of age, by the year 2100. A total increase of the average life expectancy for people living in Cook Islands by 14.88% 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 Cook Islands (1950-2024)

Between 1950 to 2024 the average life expectancy of people living in Cook Islands has increased from 36.9466 to 75.5258 years. That is an 104.42% increase that allow people of the country to live an extra 38.5792 years of life, on average.

Year Life Expectancy (Age) Life Expectancy Male Life Expectancy Female
1950 36.9466 38.3627 35.6859
1951 38.6848 40.0242 37.4817
1952 40.442 41.6821 39.303
1953 42.2323 43.4229 41.0965
1954 43.9115 45.0476 42.795
1955 45.5898 46.8406 44.3261
1956 47.2355 48.4091 46.0256
1957 48.8848 49.9546 47.7646
1958 50.3889 51.3202 49.4196
1959 52.0023 52.8318 51.1445
1960 53.5719 54.2882 52.8383
1961 55.0034 55.6579 54.3372
1962 56.2223 56.8715 55.5587
1963 57.3199 57.9952 56.6257
1964 58.4065 58.9838 57.8218
1965 59.4016 59.8687 58.9405
1966 60.3918 60.6918 60.114
1967 61.3781 61.3953 61.4183
1968 62.3474 62.033 62.7463
1969 63.3269 62.6871 64.086
1970 64.3464 63.3622 65.4951
1971 65.2961 63.9673 66.8442
1972 66.0866 64.4531 68.0001
1973 66.2838 64.3816 68.5662
1974 66.2506 64.1353 68.8435
1975 65.8142 63.6422 68.5245
1976 65.3114 63.1116 68.0963
1977 65.0814 62.9082 67.8481
1978 64.9295 62.8058 67.6567
1979 65.1336 62.9468 67.9679
1980 65.5092 63.167 68.5721
1981 65.9482 63.4268 69.2773
1982 66.2769 63.6073 69.8387
1983 66.5539 63.745 70.3062
1984 66.7628 64.015 70.4169
1985 66.955 64.288 70.4897
1986 67.1778 64.6215 70.5575
1987 66.6356 64.3406 69.6533
1988 67.4195 64.9615 70.6526
1989 67.3863 64.7955 70.8025
1990 66.3009 63.6544 69.789
1991 67.3233 64.4677 71.0934
1992 67.3663 64.439 71.2195
1993 67.6027 64.7412 71.306
1994 67.8805 65.1021 71.4186
1995 68.2777 65.6239 71.6016
1996 68.7044 66.1759 71.8269
1997 66.6285 64.7771 68.8717
1998 69.4044 66.9315 72.4188
1999 69.7037 67.1434 72.8238
2000 69.9754 67.2481 73.3023
2001 70.2044 67.2475 73.8208
2002 70.5339 67.3069 74.4911
2003 70.8523 67.3406 75.2066
2004 71.2289 67.4659 75.9239
2005 71.5704 67.6245 76.5034
2006 72.0079 67.9719 77.0387
2007 72.4116 68.414 77.3506
2008 72.8196 68.9059 77.5878
2009 73.1861 69.3991 77.7276
2010 73.5127 69.866 77.8144
2011 73.7526 70.165 77.9315
2012 73.9492 70.4137 78.0248
2013 74.0695 70.5302 78.1153
2014 74.1399 70.5661 78.197
2015 74.2313 70.6291 78.2829
2016 74.3222 70.697 78.3598
2017 74.4047 70.755 78.4373
2018 74.4957 70.8157 78.525
2019 74.5791 70.8794 78.5904
2020 74.6606 70.9336 78.6628
2021 74.7598 70.9839 78.7867
2022 75.1477 71.4446 79.0355
2023 75.3406 71.6396 79.1896
2024 75.5258 71.8286 79.3364

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 Cook Islands, calculated from birth.

Future Life Expectancy of Cook Islands (2024-2100)

Cook Islands'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 86.7635 years of age. An 14.88% increase from today's standard.

Year Life Expectancy (Age) Life Expectancy Male Life Expectancy Female
2024 75.5258 71.8286 79.3364
2025 75.7081 72.018 79.4786
2026 75.8882 72.2049 79.6214
2027 76.0755 72.4054 79.7651
2028 76.2586 72.5957 79.914
2029 76.4358 72.7887 80.0479
2030 76.6176 72.9848 80.1895
2031 76.7937 73.1779 80.3234
2032 76.9736 73.3772 80.4589
2033 77.1536 73.5685 80.6049
2034 77.3366 73.77 80.7461
2035 77.5143 73.9644 80.8849
2036 77.6942 74.1706 81.016
2037 77.8715 74.3635 81.1585
2038 78.0527 74.5688 81.296
2039 78.2227 74.7573 81.4306
2040 78.3972 74.9581 81.5617
2041 78.5786 75.1627 81.7044
2042 78.7579 75.3782 81.8319
2043 78.9335 75.5813 81.9661
2044 79.0999 75.7739 82.0935
2045 79.2817 75.9854 82.2329
2046 79.452 76.1884 82.3589
2047 79.6291 76.399 82.4921
2048 79.8 76.6074 82.6164
2049 79.9644 76.8047 82.7403
2050 80.1281 77.0045 82.8615
2051 80.3019 77.2146 82.9934
2052 80.4686 77.4148 83.1222
2053 80.6343 77.6138 83.2514
2054 80.7965 77.8184 83.3694
2055 80.972 78.035 83.5028
2056 81.1325 78.2365 83.6231
2057 81.2901 78.43 83.7464
2058 81.4485 78.6279 83.8684
2059 81.607 78.8275 83.9901
2060 81.7681 79.0318 84.1133
2061 81.9175 79.2149 84.2352
2062 82.0756 79.4216 84.3521
2063 82.2271 79.6174 84.4677
2064 82.3703 79.7997 84.5812
2065 82.5112 79.9763 84.6967
2066 82.6543 80.1572 84.8132
2067 82.7936 80.3312 84.93
2068 82.931 80.4967 85.0519
2069 83.067 80.6643 85.1698
2070 83.2041 80.8328 85.2893
2071 83.345 81.0082 85.4098
2072 83.4701 81.1535 85.5287
2073 83.6027 81.3174 85.6442
2074 83.7277 81.4693 85.7569
2075 83.8601 81.6267 85.8786
2076 83.9832 81.7725 85.9936
2077 84.1094 81.9265 86.107
2078 84.2221 82.0573 86.2166
2079 84.3514 82.2115 86.336
2080 84.4706 82.3485 86.452
2081 84.5835 82.4776 86.5636
2082 84.7076 82.6224 86.6817
2083 84.8256 82.7569 86.7974
2084 84.9434 82.8895 86.9149
2085 85.0566 83.0191 87.0258
2086 85.1638 83.1382 87.1348
2087 85.2844 83.2701 87.2568
2088 85.3967 83.402 87.3616
2089 85.5168 83.5371 87.4789
2090 85.624 83.6522 87.5894
2091 85.7354 83.7776 87.6975
2092 85.8501 83.9012 87.8129
2093 85.9678 84.0276 87.931
2094 86.0821 84.1482 88.0473
2095 86.1962 84.2748 88.156
2096 86.3088 84.3907 88.2724
2097 86.4285 84.5177 88.3907
2098 86.5384 84.6373 88.4956
2099 86.6515 84.7586 88.6047
2100 86.7635 84.8733 88.7182

Factors that Affect Life Expectancy

Just like any other region or country, Cook Islands'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 Cook Islands

Causes of Negative Life Expectancy of Cook Islands

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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