๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Life Expectancy in France

83.49 years
Average Life Expectancy (both sexes)
80.65 years
Average Life Expectancy Males
86.20 years
Average Life Expectancy Females

The current average life expectancy for France in 2024 is 83.4913 years of age. A 0.17% increase from 2023, when the average life expectancy was 83.3522 years, from birth to death. In the future, France's average life expectancy is projected to increase to 92.6361 years of age, by the year 2100. A total increase of the average life expectancy for people living in France by 10.95% 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 France (1950-2024)

Between 1950 to 2024 the average life expectancy of people living in France has increased from 66.3819 to 83.4913 years. That is an 25.77% increase that allow people of the country to live an extra 17.1094 years of life, on average.

Year Life Expectancy (Age) Life Expectancy Male Life Expectancy Female
1950 66.3819 63.4363 69.1887
1951 66.0939 63.1697 68.8963
1952 67.3935 64.4143 70.225
1953 67.3185 64.286 70.2325
1954 68.1874 65.0316 71.2173
1955 68.4436 65.2285 71.5425
1956 68.4643 65.1662 71.6761
1957 68.8962 65.4975 72.2121
1958 70.1063 66.8491 73.2303
1959 70.1671 66.8555 73.3621
1960 70.3667 67.0228 73.6118
1961 70.9586 67.4605 74.3669
1962 70.4713 66.9912 73.899
1963 70.3223 66.8075 73.8109
1964 71.2797 67.6797 74.8247
1965 71.1034 67.4702 74.7236
1966 71.5098 67.8207 75.1805
1967 71.4927 67.7867 75.203
1968 71.4792 67.76 75.2191
1969 71.2021 67.4156 75.0526
1970 72.0902 68.3702 75.8122
1971 72.0746 68.3073 75.8738
1972 72.3163 68.482 76.1929
1973 72.4799 68.6861 76.3168
1974 72.8103 68.9311 76.7469
1975 72.9072 69.0162 76.8721
1976 73.1262 69.1502 77.1952
1977 73.7307 69.6966 77.837
1978 73.8459 69.8195 77.9543
1979 74.1255 70.0536 78.2793
1980 74.2332 70.1515 78.399
1981 74.3957 70.3722 78.4975
1982 74.7649 70.7074 78.8889
1983 74.7329 70.7271 78.8143
1984 75.2151 71.1417 79.3545
1985 75.305 71.2357 79.4495
1986 75.5733 71.5029 79.7079
1987 76.1426 72.0268 80.2938
1988 76.3942 72.3188 80.4844
1989 76.5408 72.4463 80.6609
1990 76.8335 72.7219 80.9626
1991 77.0143 72.8755 81.1689
1992 77.2958 73.1462 81.4579
1993 77.348 73.2472 81.4587
1994 77.7678 73.6432 81.8858
1995 77.8713 73.8343 81.8995
1996 78.0613 74.0633 82.0476
1997 78.4254 74.5057 82.3063
1998 78.5885 74.7208 82.4105
1999 78.7505 74.938 82.5106
2000 79.0472 75.2341 82.7967
2001 79.2235 75.4314 82.9424
2002 79.4129 75.7045 83.0392
2003 79.421 75.8097 82.9541
2004 80.3393 76.6767 83.8678
2005 80.3394 76.7213 83.8392
2006 80.7483 77.1638 84.189
2007 80.9672 77.3907 84.4006
2008 81.049 77.5928 84.3527
2009 81.1777 77.7526 84.452
2010 81.4275 78.0182 84.686
2011 81.813 78.4285 85.0332
2012 81.774 78.4994 84.8976
2013 82.0159 78.7721 85.1033
2014 82.4761 79.2803 85.4961
2015 82.1857 79.025 85.2056
2016 82.4372 79.3283 85.3987
2017 82.4732 79.4501 85.3543
2018 82.5909 79.5575 85.4878
2019 82.7315 79.72 85.6123
2020 82.2104 79.1693 85.1712
2021 82.4988 79.425 85.485
2022 83.2293 80.3558 85.9668
2023 83.3522 80.496 86.0785
2024 83.4913 80.6535 86.2037

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 France, calculated from birth.

Future Life Expectancy in France (2024-2100)

France'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 92.6361 years of age. An 10.95% increase from today's standard.

Year Life Expectancy (Age) Life Expectancy Male Life Expectancy Female
2024 83.4913 80.6535 86.2037
2025 83.6303 80.8107 86.3285
2026 83.7537 80.9506 86.4394
2027 83.8839 81.0905 86.5637
2028 84.014 81.2302 86.6875
2029 84.1378 81.3697 86.7976
2030 84.2616 81.509 86.9074
2031 84.3983 81.6483 87.0436
2032 84.5132 81.7704 87.1528
2033 84.6437 81.9094 87.2749
2034 84.765 82.0313 87.3966
2035 84.8891 82.1698 87.5047
2036 85.0042 82.2915 87.6126
2037 85.1316 82.413 87.7461
2038 85.2556 82.5511 87.8533
2039 85.3829 82.6725 87.9859
2040 85.4975 82.7934 88.0922
2041 85.6209 82.9307 88.1983
2042 85.7386 83.0351 88.3293
2043 85.8616 83.172 88.4347
2044 85.9876 83.2925 88.5647
2045 86.1011 83.4125 88.669
2046 86.2266 83.5328 88.7981
2047 86.3517 83.6528 88.9265
2048 86.4643 83.7722 89.0294
2049 86.5886 83.8917 89.1566
2050 86.7067 84.0109 89.2711
2051 86.8244 84.1299 89.385
2052 86.9476 84.2488 89.5104
2053 87.0646 84.3673 89.6231
2054 87.1899 84.5015 89.7355
2055 87.3122 84.6198 89.8592
2056 87.4336 84.7372 89.9817
2057 87.5522 84.8704 90.0807
2058 87.6647 84.9718 90.2021
2059 87.7933 85.1039 90.3226
2060 87.9082 85.2206 90.4315
2061 88.0227 85.3369 90.5398
2062 88.1422 85.4527 90.6586
2063 88.261 85.5681 90.7765
2064 88.3879 85.6989 90.894
2065 88.506 85.8136 91.0105
2066 88.6236 85.9281 91.1264
2067 88.7487 86.0573 91.2414
2068 88.8568 86.1555 91.3554
2069 88.981 86.2842 91.4692
2070 89.1044 86.4123 91.5822
2071 89.2215 86.51 91.7151
2072 89.3331 86.6367 91.8054
2073 89.4565 86.7483 91.9363
2074 89.5689 86.8593 92.0456
2075 89.6892 86.9854 92.1549
2076 89.8105 87.0959 92.283
2077 89.9289 87.2206 92.3903
2078 90.0567 87.3452 92.5169
2079 90.1755 87.4543 92.6418
2080 90.291 87.5768 92.7459
2081 90.4082 87.6848 92.8687
2082 90.5152 87.7924 92.9714
2083 90.6382 87.9136 93.092
2084 90.7532 88.0204 93.2118
2085 90.8822 88.1547 93.3307
2086 90.9952 88.2601 93.4478
2087 91.1149 88.3791 93.5642
2088 91.2265 88.4835 93.6793
2089 91.3516 88.6149 93.7935
2090 91.4702 88.7185 93.924
2091 91.5932 88.8483 94.0357
2092 91.6991 88.9634 94.1288
2093 91.8215 89.0784 94.2554
2094 91.9343 89.1925 94.3636
2095 92.0544 89.3061 94.4874
2096 92.1805 89.4325 94.6103
2097 92.2897 89.5442 94.7146
2098 92.4067 89.6561 94.8346
2099 92.522 89.7668 94.9528
2100 92.6361 89.8766 95.0694

Factors that Affect Life Expectancy

Just like any other region or country, France'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 France

Causes of Negative Life Expectancy in France

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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