Life Expectancy by Country in 1950

In 1950, ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway was the country with the highest average life expectancy of 71.5879 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands with a life expectancy of 71.4403 years of age, and ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland with 71.2223 years of age. The country with the lowest average human lifespan was ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea with 13.8211 years of age.

The geographic region with the highest life expectancy was Northern America with an average of 68.04 years. Closely followed by Europe with an average life expectancy of 62.83 years, and Oceania with 61.38 years of average life expectancy.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Australia/New Zealand had the highest average life expectancy of 69.04 years. Closely followed by Northern Europe with an average life expectancy of 68.55 years, and Western Europe with 66.99 years of average life expectancy.

If we devide the global population into income groups we can see that High-income countries has the highest average life expectancy of 61.54 years. While the lowest average life expectancy is recorded by Low-income countries with a average life expectancy of only 31.59 years of age.

Countries with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1950

Rank Country Life Expectancy (Age)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway 71.5879
2 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands 71.4403
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland 71.2223
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 71.1394
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark 70.3084
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Guernsey 70.2148
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ช Jersey 70.0073
8 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand 69.2532
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia 69.0
10 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 68.9133
11 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ San Marino 68.7406
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia 68.6354
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom 68.631
14 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 68.2145
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel 68.1852
16 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America 68.0594
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Gibraltar 67.9963
18 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia 67.0801
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany 66.7975
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จ Monaco 66.4679
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece 66.4479
22 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France 66.3819
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ Luxembourg 66.3693
24 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium 66.3066
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania 66.1172
26 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญ Saint Helena 65.9547
27 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆ Holy See 65.8539
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy 65.7249
29 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay 65.6173
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland 65.5775
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria 64.8131
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Andorra 64.5863
33 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 64.4058
34 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 64.2015
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซ Saint Martin (French part) 63.5656
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Liechtenstein 62.3037
37 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania 62.2481
38 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine 62.2255
39 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary 62.1384
40 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain 61.7542
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta 61.5844
42 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria 61.4912
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Isle of Man 61.4161
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina 61.226
45 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ Curaรงao 61.1354
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง Lebanon 61.0348
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธ American Samoa 60.9554
48 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia 60.7756
49 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถ Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 60.6977
50 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท Puerto Rico 60.5124
51 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บ Cuba 60.1082
52 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ Bahamas 60.0029
53 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ด Faroe Islands 59.8176
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ด China, Macao SAR 59.7969
55 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 59.788
56 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Belarus 59.4863
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช Montenegro 59.4447
58 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒ Saint Pierre and Miquelon 59.3458
59 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ China, Hong Kong SAR 59.3227
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia 59.2626
61 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan 59.2323
62 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland 59.1411
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ต Northern Mariana Islands 58.8505
64 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia 58.767
65 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ Paraguay 58.5262
66 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal 58.4793
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Kosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 57.8986
68 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia 57.8161
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia 57.7415
70 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia 57.7185
71 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russian Federation 57.2141
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผ Aruba 57.1739
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Antigua and Barbuda 57.1374
74 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎ United States Virgin Islands 57.0164
75 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus 56.9498
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Jamaica 56.8025
77 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ท Nauru 56.6585
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Republic of Moldova 56.1392
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Kazakhstan 56.0542
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บ Guam 55.9411
81 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น Trinidad and Tobago 55.8928
82 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ China, Taiwan Province of China 55.6661
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Anguilla 55.2621
84 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง Barbados 55.2382
85 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐ Tokelau 54.9828
86 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ Panama 54.975
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka 54.7737
88 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Uzbekistan 54.7736
89 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒ Bermuda 54.6874
90 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ Niue 54.556
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ Saint Kitts and Nevis 54.4274
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถ Martinique 54.1602
93 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ด Tonga 54.0267
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พ Cayman Islands 53.956
95 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑ Saint Barthรฉlemy 53.9543
96 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Costa Rica 53.7513
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan 53.4364
98 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines 53.3617
99 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile 53.1764
100 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผ Palau 52.9168
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Grenada 52.8365
102 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar 52.7016
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Kyrgyzstan 52.4668
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mauritius 52.4424
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญ Marshall Islands 52.0572
106 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซ French Polynesia 51.9433
107 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 51.4259
108 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 51.1246
109 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏ Tajikistan 50.9382
110 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ Seychelles 50.8792
111 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore 50.7019
112 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ท Suriname 50.4352
113 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟ Belize 50.4255
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ North Macedonia 50.2435
115 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ Brunei Darussalam 50.0215
116 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ต Guadeloupe 49.7056
117 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒ Turkmenistan 49.7023
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ Zimbabwe 49.6439
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พ Guyana 49.5414
120 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Fiji 49.5294
121 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Micronesia (Fed. States of) 49.3581
122 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Viet Nam 49.2069
123 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ Ecuador 49.2006
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซ French Guiana 49.1754
125 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 49.054
126 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina 48.9475
127 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จ New Caledonia 48.6332
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait 48.4674
129 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia 48.219
130 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จ Turks and Caicos Islands 48.2064
131 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil 48.1155
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธ Montserrat 48.0431
133 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Tรผrkiye 47.7487
134 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ Samoa 47.7278
135 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป Cabo Verde 47.2954
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia 46.9976
137 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ช Rรฉunion 46.7738
138 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Sudan 46.7712
139 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru 46.2426
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Dominica 46.1962
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Greenland 45.8721
142 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ State of Palestine 45.7871
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Kiribati 45.671
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Lucia 45.6369
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Zambia 45.1225
146 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Botswana 44.9449
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธ Lesotho 44.8309
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania 44.7355
149 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌ British Virgin Islands 44.717
150 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บ Vanuatu 44.5499
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ด Dominican Republic 44.2981
152 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Syrian Arab Republic 44.1443
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico 43.9656
154 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China 43.7383
155 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซ Wallis and Futuna Islands 43.7299
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa 43.4715
157 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ Rwanda 43.3431
158 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand 43.1669
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana 43.1088
160 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Eswatini 42.9727
161 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡น Mayotte 42.9045
162 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ Honduras 42.735
163 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ป El Salvador 42.3969
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algeria 42.3596
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India 41.7232
166 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Namibia 41.5307
167 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด Somalia 41.4044
168 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ United Republic of Tanzania 41.2958
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates 41.074
170 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Nicaragua 41.0262
171 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia 40.9858
172 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ Togo 40.9162
173 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 40.6261
174 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ Burundi 40.5788
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Djibouti 40.5665
176 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡น Sao Tome and Principe 40.0701
177 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Congo 40.0627
178 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ง Solomon Islands 40.0295
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด Jordan 39.9604
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Madagascar 39.6461
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Gabon 39.6288
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mongolia 39.5683
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala 39.4245
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Indonesia 39.4044
185 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Uganda 39.3299
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถ Equatorial Guinea 39.3245
187 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌ Papua New Guinea 39.1269
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco 39.1012
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ Iraq 38.9793
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท Iran (Islamic Republic of) 38.9616
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ Cambodia 38.9368
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Kenya 38.9024
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท Mauritania 38.7429
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Lao People's Democratic Republic 38.6957
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท Liberia 38.4917
196 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Democratic Republic of the Congo 38.3077
197 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh 38.1802
198 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ Bahrain 38.0779
199 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal 37.6845
200 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Tunisia 37.6049
201 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡น Haiti 37.4789
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ป Maldives 37.3562
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Mozambique 37.2587
204 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Cook Islands 36.9466
205 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ป Tuvalu 36.8019
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Comoros 36.5489
207 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Senegal 36.4332
208 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น Ethiopia 36.3529
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Angola 36.349
210 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช Niger 36.2515
211 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ Chad 36.206
212 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria 35.8097
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผ Guinea-Bissau 35.6206
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ Guinea 35.5446
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar 35.4352
216 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซ Central African Republic 35.3891
217 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt 35.3675
218 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan 34.9568
219 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ Benin 34.9513
220 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญ Western Sahara 34.8811
221 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon 34.457
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ Libya 33.5863
223 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ท Eritrea 33.3531
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ Burkina Faso 33.1172
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผ Malawi 32.7459
226 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Cรดte d'Ivoire 32.1051
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Gambia 31.7573
228 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ช Yemen 31.6624
229 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ South Sudan 31.2475
230 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan 30.0681
231 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ Oman 29.6701
232 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sierra Leone 29.5691
233 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑ Timor-Leste 29.0466
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Mali 28.1697
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซ Afghanistan 27.7275
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Republic of Korea 21.312
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ต Dem. People's Republic of Korea 13.8211

Regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1950

Rank Region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Northern America 68.0427
2 Europe 62.8339
3 Oceania 61.3765
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 48.5587
5 Asia 42.024
6 Africa 37.6235

Sub-regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1950

Rank Sub-region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Australia/New Zealand 69.0437
2 Northern Europe 68.5488
3 Western Europe 66.9906
4 Southern Europe 61.8582
5 Eastern Europe 59.3043
6 Central Asia 54.3277
7 Micronesia 51.9296
8 Caribbean 51.3331
9 South America 49.9553
10 Polynesia 49.8004
11 Western Asia 45.1314
12 Central America 43.7362
13 Southern Africa 43.4831
14 Eastern Asia 42.9914
15 South-Eastern Asia 42.4344
16 Southern Asia 40.4972
17 Melanesia 40.2284
18 Eastern Africa 38.6616
19 Northern Africa 38.3805
20 Middle Africa 37.067
21 Western Africa 35.3678

Income Groups with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1950

Rank Income Group Life Expectancy (Age)
1 High-income countries 61.5421
2 No income group available 51.0482
3 Upper-middle-income countries 45.9866
4 Middle-income countries 43.5208
5 Lower-middle-income countries 41.1291
6 Low-income countries 31.5921