๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Life Expectancy in Europe

80.00 years
Average Life Expectancy (both sexes)
76.87 years
Average Life Expectancy Males
83.02 years
Average Life Expectancy Females

The current average life expectancy for Europe in 2024 is 79.9951 years of age. A 0.63% increase from 2023, when the average life expectancy was 79.4918 years, from birth to death. In the future, Europe's average life expectancy is projected to increase to 90.0774 years of age, by the year 2100. A total increase of the average life expectancy for people living in Europe by 12.6% 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 Europe (1950-2024)

Between 1950 to 2024 the average life expectancy of people living in Europe has increased from 62.8339 to 79.9951 years. That is an 27.31% increase that allow people of the country to live an extra 17.1612 years of life, on average.

Year Life Expectancy (Age) Life Expectancy Male Life Expectancy Female
1950 62.8339 59.9624 65.4574
1951 62.8139 59.9563 65.4258
1952 64.0474 61.2196 66.6126
1953 64.6766 61.8054 67.2852
1954 65.4561 62.602 68.0346
1955 66.0483 63.1669 68.6493
1956 66.9404 64.0126 69.5824
1957 66.9463 63.9223 69.6853
1958 68.1967 65.1825 70.9044
1959 68.1442 65.1013 70.8871
1960 68.7532 65.6323 71.5692
1961 69.0898 65.908 71.9621
1962 68.8944 65.6716 71.8186
1963 69.2004 65.9236 72.177
1964 69.8664 66.5435 72.8732
1965 69.7955 66.4276 72.8584
1966 70.0242 66.596 73.1482
1967 70.0139 66.523 73.2076
1968 69.9132 66.3604 73.1834
1969 69.6398 65.9948 73.0222
1970 69.9716 66.3191 73.3547
1971 70.1067 66.3903 73.5557
1972 70.3388 66.6096 73.7982
1973 70.4014 66.6666 73.8707
1974 70.6441 66.8485 74.1765
1975 70.5324 66.6468 74.1772
1976 70.6257 66.6999 74.3182
1977 70.8735 66.8445 74.6768
1978 70.8856 66.8117 74.7494
1979 70.9521 66.8371 74.8689
1980 70.9463 66.8095 74.9001
1981 71.2414 67.1219 75.1738
1982 71.5347 67.4438 75.4318
1983 71.4905 67.3852 75.4224
1984 71.6044 67.4785 75.5671
1985 71.7494 67.7484 75.5782
1986 72.524 68.622 76.2125
1987 72.702 68.7927 76.4051
1988 72.8128 68.903 76.5315
1989 72.9362 68.9223 76.7909
1990 72.8843 68.8088 76.8361
1991 72.869 68.7329 76.9135
1992 72.6774 68.3594 76.9677
1993 72.0794 67.6452 76.5708
1994 72.0876 67.5744 76.6965
1995 72.1867 67.6738 76.8043
1996 72.7376 68.4103 77.1104
1997 73.248 69.0925 77.3997
1998 73.5686 69.4684 77.6526
1999 73.3644 69.173 77.588
2000 73.5229 69.2809 77.8152
2001 73.7801 69.55 78.0595
2002 73.7608 69.5375 78.0507
2003 73.8379 69.6739 78.07
2004 74.3786 70.1981 78.6096
2005 74.5083 70.3566 78.7148
2006 75.1649 71.149 79.1856
2007 75.5532 71.5986 79.4959
2008 75.8491 71.9597 79.717
2009 76.2941 72.5113 80.0296
2010 76.5463 72.839 80.1989
2011 77.0825 73.4368 80.6513
2012 77.253 73.7037 80.7213
2013 77.5811 74.0951 80.977
2014 77.9223 74.421 81.333
2015 77.9916 74.5648 81.334
2016 78.4272 75.0227 81.7353
2017 78.6625 75.3383 81.8852
2018 78.7879 75.4557 82.027
2019 79.1221 75.8289 82.3168
2020 77.7401 74.3555 81.0984
2021 77.0336 73.5812 80.508
2022 77.4235 74.0112 80.8449
2023 79.4918 76.334 82.5557
2024 79.9951 76.8697 83.0172

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 Europe, calculated from birth.

Future Life Expectancy in Europe (2024-2100)

Europe'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 90.0774 years of age. An 12.6% increase from today's standard.

Year Life Expectancy (Age) Life Expectancy Male Life Expectancy Female
2024 79.9951 76.8697 83.0172
2025 80.1476 77.0501 83.1457
2026 80.3008 77.2298 83.2765
2027 80.4564 77.4137 83.4072
2028 80.6107 77.5945 83.5388
2029 80.7668 77.7806 83.6683
2030 80.9182 77.9589 83.7965
2031 81.0706 78.1383 83.9254
2032 81.2178 78.3119 84.0498
2033 81.3689 78.4889 84.1786
2034 81.5141 78.6601 84.3012
2035 81.6599 78.8307 84.4256
2036 81.8073 79.0034 84.551
2037 81.9539 79.1733 84.6776
2038 82.0984 79.3413 84.8016
2039 82.2453 79.5084 84.9317
2040 82.3903 79.6762 85.0569
2041 82.5355 79.8406 85.1861
2042 82.6796 80.003 85.3151
2043 82.8232 80.1671 85.4414
2044 82.966 80.3284 85.5686
2045 83.1095 80.4926 85.6943
2046 83.2467 80.6474 85.817
2047 83.3881 80.8059 85.944
2048 83.5245 80.9612 86.0643
2049 83.6617 81.1157 86.1869
2050 83.7965 81.2687 86.3059
2051 83.9337 81.4239 86.4276
2052 84.0638 81.5736 86.5402
2053 84.1975 81.7248 86.6587
2054 84.3311 81.8809 86.7715
2055 84.4638 82.0319 86.8878
2056 84.5968 82.1839 87.0034
2057 84.7302 82.3377 87.1178
2058 84.8628 82.4887 87.2336
2059 84.9971 82.6427 87.3495
2060 85.1292 82.7929 87.4649
2061 85.2594 82.9414 87.5779
2062 85.3894 83.0894 87.6913
2063 85.5226 83.24 87.8083
2064 85.6564 83.3911 87.926
2065 85.789 83.5374 88.0463
2066 85.9191 83.6822 88.1631
2067 86.0524 83.8296 88.2837
2068 86.1848 83.9732 88.4067
2069 86.3172 84.1178 88.5283
2070 86.4497 84.2612 88.6518
2071 86.5819 84.4012 88.7781
2072 86.7117 84.5394 88.9014
2073 86.848 84.6838 89.0314
2074 86.9766 84.8184 89.156
2075 87.1069 84.9548 89.2822
2076 87.2365 85.087 89.4115
2077 87.3649 85.2206 89.5366
2078 87.4915 85.3495 89.6632
2079 87.6186 85.4764 89.7928
2080 87.7423 85.6045 89.9136
2081 87.8638 85.7282 90.0348
2082 87.9823 85.8469 90.1548
2083 88.1027 85.9677 90.2764
2084 88.2207 86.0874 90.3941
2085 88.338 86.2059 90.5113
2086 88.4546 86.3218 90.6296
2087 88.5699 86.4413 90.741
2088 88.6825 86.555 90.853
2089 88.7997 86.6754 90.9666
2090 88.9124 86.7868 91.081
2091 89.0243 86.9023 91.189
2092 89.1423 87.0247 91.3017
2093 89.2547 87.1396 91.4113
2094 89.3706 87.2562 91.5259
2095 89.4861 87.3765 91.6359
2096 89.6025 87.4949 91.7495
2097 89.7193 87.6125 91.8652
2098 89.8378 87.7361 91.9776
2099 89.9582 87.8578 92.0963
2100 90.0774 87.9798 92.2121

Factors that Affect Life Expectancy

Just like any other region or country, Europe'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 Europe

Causes of Negative Life Expectancy in Europe

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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