Life Expectancy by Country in 1954

In 1954, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland was the country with the highest average life expectancy of 73.2298 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway with a life expectancy of 73.2087 years of age, and ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands with 72.3857 years of age. The country with the lowest average human lifespan was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali with 28.9709 years of age.

The geographic region with the highest life expectancy was Northern America with an average of 69.50 years. Closely followed by Europe with an average life expectancy of 65.46 years, and Oceania with 63.01 years of average life expectancy.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Northern Europe had the highest average life expectancy of 70.08 years. Closely followed by Australia/New Zealand with an average life expectancy of 69.95 years, and Western Europe with 68.49 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 65.93 years. While the lowest average life expectancy is recorded by Low-income countries with a average life expectancy of only 38.21 years of age.

Countries with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1954

Rank Country Life Expectancy (Age)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland 73.2298
2 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway 73.2087
3 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands 72.3857
4 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 72.3516
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Guernsey 71.9688
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark 71.3393
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จ Monaco 70.4533
8 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand 70.3359
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom 70.1646
10 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 69.9847
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ช Jersey 69.9508
12 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 69.9392
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia 69.8604
14 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America 69.4892
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Andorra 69.4804
16 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ San Marino 69.4177
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia 69.1532
18 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium 68.594
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel 68.3024
20 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France 68.1874
21 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 68.0508
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany 68.046
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland 68.0061
24 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia 67.9634
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy 67.8595
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ Luxembourg 67.6351
27 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 67.5471
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Gibraltar 67.5204
29 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆ Holy See 67.4853
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria 67.2867
31 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain 66.9112
32 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญ Saint Helena 66.8763
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece 66.7745
34 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia 66.6895
35 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay 66.4728
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซ Saint Martin (French part) 66.3256
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania 66.1965
38 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถ Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 65.6116
39 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎ United States Virgin Islands 65.5294
40 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary 65.4293
41 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท Puerto Rico 64.9127
42 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine 64.6932
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Isle of Man 64.6
44 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 64.5188
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan 64.5109
46 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria 64.4189
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta 63.6586
48 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ Curaรงao 63.4117
49 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Belarus 63.3757
50 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina 62.87
51 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania 62.8417
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง Lebanon 62.6457
53 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ China, Hong Kong SAR 62.4106
54 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal 62.1998
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธ American Samoa 62.13
56 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia 61.9923
57 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland 61.7501
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ด China, Macao SAR 61.7177
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช Montenegro 61.614
60 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บ Cuba 61.6061
61 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russian Federation 61.5051
62 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia 61.4661
63 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ Bahamas 61.3705
64 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia 61.283
65 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒ Saint Pierre and Miquelon 61.1293
66 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผ Aruba 60.4084
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia 60.0876
68 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus 60.031
69 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ต Northern Mariana Islands 59.9224
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Jamaica 59.7498
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Kosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 59.6523
72 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ด Faroe Islands 59.4922
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia 59.0239
74 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ Paraguay 58.8016
75 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น Trinidad and Tobago 58.7107
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Antigua and Barbuda 58.6752
77 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ China, Taiwan Province of China 58.4024
78 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑ Saint Barthรฉlemy 58.3068
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Republic of Moldova 58.0418
80 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง Barbados 57.8667
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บ Guam 57.8295
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถ Martinique 57.5658
83 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ท Nauru 57.5393
84 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Costa Rica 57.2499
85 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore 57.2473
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Anguilla 57.0461
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Kazakhstan 56.9012
88 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒ Bermuda 56.7689
89 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ Panama 56.7503
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ Saint Kitts and Nevis 56.6978
91 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ Niue 56.679
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka 56.6394
93 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐ Tokelau 56.5299
94 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซ French Polynesia 55.8172
95 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ด Tonga 55.7685
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พ Cayman Islands 55.7058
97 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines 55.6902
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Grenada 55.5939
99 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Uzbekistan 55.5529
100 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar 54.936
101 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile 54.8288
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan 54.3222
103 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina 54.1661
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Liechtenstein 54.1428
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ต Guadeloupe 53.8154
106 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 53.6704
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พ Guyana 53.6455
108 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผ Palau 53.3761
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Kyrgyzstan 53.3739
110 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Viet Nam 53.3302
111 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ Brunei Darussalam 53.0509
112 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟ Belize 52.9827
113 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ท Suriname 52.9484
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญ Marshall Islands 52.8408
115 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 52.7781
116 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ช Rรฉunion 52.4609
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Lucia 52.325
118 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Fiji 52.2367
119 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia 52.0893
120 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ Seychelles 52.0803
121 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌ British Virgin Islands 52.0683
122 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Micronesia (Fed. States of) 52.0563
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ North Macedonia 51.8851
124 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏ Tajikistan 51.855
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธ Montserrat 51.5308
126 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จ New Caledonia 51.5018
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mauritius 51.2828
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait 51.2379
129 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จ Turks and Caicos Islands 51.111
130 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒ Turkmenistan 51.0559
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Dominica 51.0388
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ Zimbabwe 51.012
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซ French Guiana 50.9101
134 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 50.8839
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia 50.8523
136 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ Samoa 50.4953
137 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ Ecuador 50.2185
138 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil 49.7462
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ต Dem. People's Republic of Korea 49.07
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico 49.032
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Greenland 48.829
142 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป Cabo Verde 48.4999
143 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Tรผrkiye 48.4317
144 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Sudan 48.2606
145 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡น Mayotte 47.9445
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania 47.5946
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธ Lesotho 47.3875
148 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru 47.3658
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa 47.1206
150 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Botswana 47.0588
151 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Syrian Arab Republic 46.9702
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Republic of Korea 46.8937
153 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China 46.7536
154 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ State of Palestine 46.606
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ด Dominican Republic 46.6053
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Zambia 46.5333
157 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บ Vanuatu 46.5148
158 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand 46.2603
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Kiribati 46.0324
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด Jordan 45.4202
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ Iraq 45.2049
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana 45.0745
163 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซ Wallis and Futuna Islands 44.9721
164 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ป El Salvador 44.865
165 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ Honduras 44.2343
166 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Eswatini 44.1517
167 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ Rwanda 44.0391
168 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Cook Islands 43.9115
169 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Namibia 43.684
170 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates 43.6223
171 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Nicaragua 43.001
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India 42.953
173 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Congo 42.8494
174 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia 42.8422
175 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ง Solomon Islands 42.7923
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Gabon 42.4272
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Indonesia 42.1883
178 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด Somalia 42.1853
179 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ United Republic of Tanzania 42.0335
180 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌ Papua New Guinea 41.8261
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Kenya 41.6892
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Djibouti 41.5978
183 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ Burundi 41.5582
184 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ Togo 41.4521
185 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 41.4469
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala 41.203
187 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh 41.1642
188 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Uganda 41.0962
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Madagascar 40.8894
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท Mauritania 40.7839
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท Iran (Islamic Republic of) 40.6272
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco 40.4368
193 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡น Sao Tome and Principe 40.4271
194 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt 40.3896
195 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡น Haiti 40.2878
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mongolia 40.2771
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ Cambodia 40.22
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algeria 40.2048
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถ Equatorial Guinea 40.1972
200 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ป Tuvalu 40.0928
201 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ Bahrain 39.8635
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Lao People's Democratic Republic 39.6739
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar 39.6333
204 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Tunisia 39.5994
205 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Democratic Republic of the Congo 39.4741
206 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan 39.415
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท Liberia 38.9534
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Mozambique 38.7681
209 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Senegal 38.1995
210 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal 37.8987
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Comoros 37.6174
212 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น Ethiopia 37.5429
213 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ Chad 37.0318
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Angola 36.8921
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ป Maldives 36.842
216 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซ Central African Republic 36.7969
217 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria 36.4453
218 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon 36.419
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผ Guinea-Bissau 36.279
220 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญ Western Sahara 36.2534
221 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช Niger 36.1863
222 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ Benin 36.0505
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ Guinea 35.7271
224 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ท Eritrea 34.6505
225 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ Burkina Faso 34.1336
226 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Cรดte d'Ivoire 34.0941
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ Libya 33.7747
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผ Malawi 33.3946
229 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ South Sudan 32.9317
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Gambia 32.6696
231 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ช Yemen 32.0423
232 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ Oman 31.44
233 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sierra Leone 31.3085
234 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan 31.1209
235 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑ Timor-Leste 30.1982
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซ Afghanistan 29.2258
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Mali 28.9709

Regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1954

Rank Region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Northern America 69.5042
2 Europe 65.4561
3 Oceania 63.0101
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 51.1016
5 Asia 45.7662
6 Africa 39.2991

Sub-regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1954

Rank Sub-region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Northern Europe 70.0846
2 Australia/New Zealand 69.9465
3 Western Europe 68.4938
4 Southern Europe 64.9323
5 Eastern Europe 62.6857
6 Central Asia 55.0571
7 Caribbean 53.8423
8 Micronesia 53.2603
9 Polynesia 52.8317
10 South America 51.8224
11 Eastern Asia 48.434
12 Central America 47.9459
13 Western Asia 47.1028
14 Southern Africa 46.9409
15 South-Eastern Asia 45.8717
16 Melanesia 43.1873
17 Southern Asia 42.2176
18 Northern Africa 41.0566
19 Eastern Africa 40.1536
20 Middle Africa 38.3032
21 Western Africa 36.3156

Income Groups with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1954

Rank Income Group Life Expectancy (Age)
1 High-income countries 65.9261
2 No income group available 53.5927
3 Upper-middle-income countries 49.0206
4 Middle-income countries 46.1567
5 Lower-middle-income countries 43.2223
6 Low-income countries 38.2097