Life Expectancy by Country in 1970

In 1970, ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands was the country with the highest average life expectancy of 74.8199 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden with a life expectancy of 74.6642 years of age, and ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra with 74.2557 years of age. The country with the lowest average human lifespan was ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan with 26.3993 years of age.

The geographic region with the highest life expectancy was Northern America with an average of 70.90 years. Closely followed by Europe with an average life expectancy of 69.97 years, and Oceania with 66.62 years of average life expectancy.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Northern Europe had the highest average life expectancy of 72.03 years. Closely followed by Western Europe with an average life expectancy of 71.38 years, and Australia/New Zealand with 70.76 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 70.23 years. While the lowest average life expectancy is recorded by Low-income countries with a average life expectancy of only 43.48 years of age.

Countries with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1970

Rank Country Life Expectancy (Age)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ด Faroe Islands 74.8199
2 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 74.6642
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Andorra 74.2557
4 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway 74.0714
5 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands 73.6279
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland 73.5528
7 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ San Marino 73.5171
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark 73.3635
9 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถ Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 73.3525
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จ Monaco 73.3328
11 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 73.1238
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Guernsey 72.9764
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece 72.8222
14 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 72.6118
15 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain 72.1514
16 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France 72.0902
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan 71.9874
18 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 71.9071
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom 71.8843
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy 71.6286
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซ Saint Martin (French part) 71.5692
22 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆ Holy See 71.4752
23 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel 71.3617
24 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ China, Hong Kong SAR 71.3052
25 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria 71.2764
26 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Belarus 71.2458
27 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand 71.2195
28 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท Puerto Rico 71.048
29 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium 70.9354
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland 70.8348
31 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America 70.7353
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany 70.6798
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania 70.6731
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia 70.6537
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Gibraltar 70.605
36 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 70.3242
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria 70.0864
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Antigua and Barbuda 70.0583
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia 70.0141
40 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia 69.8694
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ช Jersey 69.7705
42 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia 69.7234
43 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland 69.5877
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ Luxembourg 69.5799
45 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 69.4892
46 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒ Bermuda 69.4782
47 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine 69.3172
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช Montenegro 69.2757
49 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary 69.2194
50 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ China, Taiwan Province of China 69.2147
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ด China, Macao SAR 69.198
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta 69.1233
53 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia 68.9443
54 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus 68.9274
55 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay 68.9036
56 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore 68.7823
57 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 68.5704
58 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญ Saint Helena 68.4336
59 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บ Cuba 68.3978
60 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ Curaรงao 68.375
61 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia 68.284
62 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง Barbados 68.2725
63 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russian Federation 67.6871
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผ Aruba 67.5827
65 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania 67.5633
66 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal 67.0593
67 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง Lebanon 66.7592
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Jamaica 66.7021
69 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina 66.6883
70 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌ British Virgin Islands 66.6092
71 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธ American Samoa 66.5712
72 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar 66.5321
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait 66.5303
74 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Grenada 66.2157
75 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia 66.2096
76 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑ Saint Barthรฉlemy 66.0419
77 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒ Saint Pierre and Miquelon 65.9486
78 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ Bahamas 65.9258
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถ Martinique 65.8863
80 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎ United States Virgin Islands 65.7621
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Isle of Man 65.6839
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina 65.5887
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Dominica 65.4677
84 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Costa Rica 65.3613
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka 65.2675
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Liechtenstein 65.2041
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Anguilla 65.1144
88 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ Panama 65.0832
89 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น Trinidad and Tobago 65.057
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ต Northern Mariana Islands 64.91
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บ Guam 64.8252
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania 64.8239
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ต Guadeloupe 64.608
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Kosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 64.5835
95 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ Bahrain 64.4498
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia 64.431
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธ Montserrat 64.3671
98 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Cook Islands 64.3464
99 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 64.299
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Lucia 64.2667
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พ Cayman Islands 64.2153
102 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ Brunei Darussalam 64.1102
103 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ Niue 64.0004
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Republic of Moldova 63.8851
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia 63.8727
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ North Macedonia 63.7347
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซ French Guiana 63.6464
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Greenland 63.5079
109 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟ Belize 63.4679
110 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ด Tonga 63.2318
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia 63.1106
112 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ Paraguay 62.6844
113 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ช Rรฉunion 62.525
114 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile 62.4906
115 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡น Mayotte 62.4406
116 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซ French Polynesia 62.4292
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Republic of Korea 62.2668
118 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐ Tokelau 61.7827
119 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Fiji 61.713
120 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines 61.6919
121 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia 61.5694
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ Saint Kitts and Nevis 61.291
123 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จ New Caledonia 61.1178
124 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Micronesia (Fed. States of) 61.0345
125 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Uzbekistan 60.9341
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mauritius 60.8104
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico 60.6898
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ต Dem. People's Republic of Korea 60.5707
129 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Syrian Arab Republic 60.5274
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Kazakhstan 60.5068
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พ Guyana 60.4692
132 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ท Suriname 60.4023
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ Iraq 60.1861
134 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ Samoa 60.1798
135 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ท Nauru 60.0421
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates 60.0213
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด Jordan 59.8699
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan 59.0184
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญ Marshall Islands 58.5379
140 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ Seychelles 58.4831
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Kyrgyzstan 58.1788
142 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand 57.7106
143 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒ Turkmenistan 57.6632
144 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil 57.1714
145 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ Ecuador 57.1518
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ Zimbabwe 57.0318
147 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Tรผrkiye 56.8948
148 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏ Tajikistan 56.8094
149 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China 56.607
150 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡น Sao Tome and Principe 56.5156
151 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผ Palau 56.4697
152 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จ Turks and Caicos Islands 56.3101
153 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Viet Nam 56.2218
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ด Dominican Republic 56.1446
155 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ง Solomon Islands 56.0724
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa 55.5787
157 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ State of Palestine 55.3453
158 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 55.3371
159 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Botswana 55.1975
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ Libya 55.1887
161 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บ Vanuatu 55.1864
162 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Nicaragua 54.9503
163 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ป Tuvalu 54.9404
164 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan 54.7599
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Kiribati 54.5273
166 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ Honduras 54.4398
167 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป Cabo Verde 54.3332
168 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Tunisia 53.8695
169 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Congo 53.6342
170 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Namibia 53.6304
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Kenya 53.5749
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Indonesia 52.9915
173 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia 52.715
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mongolia 52.6783
175 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Gabon 52.5546
176 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซ Wallis and Futuna Islands 52.2198
177 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌ Papua New Guinea 52.1266
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Zambia 51.4927
179 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ป El Salvador 51.4097
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท Mauritania 51.0376
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธ Lesotho 51.0116
182 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Eswatini 50.8043
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar 50.7126
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท Iran (Islamic Republic of) 50.2041
185 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt 50.0132
186 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Uganda 49.616
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala 49.4386
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco 48.8073
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India 48.2407
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana 47.8046
191 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ Oman 47.6785
192 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon 47.583
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Djibouti 47.5115
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Madagascar 47.5067
195 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡น Haiti 47.3372
196 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru 47.1602
197 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ Rwanda 47.153
198 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 46.5974
199 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ United Republic of Tanzania 46.4495
200 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ Togo 46.1198
201 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด Somalia 45.5574
202 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Sudan 45.5343
203 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซ Central African Republic 45.0721
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ป Maldives 45.0679
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Comoros 44.863
206 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Cรดte d'Ivoire 44.3252
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Lao People's Democratic Republic 43.563
208 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Democratic Republic of the Congo 43.2839
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algeria 43.1597
210 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ Burundi 43.0412
211 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal 42.8266
212 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น Ethiopia 42.8154
213 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh 42.5867
214 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ Benin 42.1894
215 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญ Western Sahara 42.1484
216 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Mozambique 41.7553
217 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ท Eritrea 41.0897
218 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Senegal 40.8254
219 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ Chad 40.6034
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท Liberia 40.5988
221 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ช Yemen 40.5009
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Angola 40.1904
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan 39.9531
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Gambia 39.8713
225 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria 39.7131
226 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ Burkina Faso 39.2393
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ Cambodia 39.1286
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ Guinea 39.0083
229 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sierra Leone 38.7927
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผ Guinea-Bissau 38.0253
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซ Afghanistan 37.4178
232 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑ Timor-Leste 37.1655
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผ Malawi 36.7308
234 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช Niger 36.0615
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Mali 32.5316
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถ Equatorial Guinea 30.2482
237 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ South Sudan 26.3993

Regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1970

Rank Region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Northern America 70.8965
2 Europe 69.9716
3 Oceania 66.6238
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 58.6098
5 Asia 53.9314
6 Africa 44.7834

Sub-regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1970

Rank Sub-region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Northern Europe 72.0284
2 Western Europe 71.3759
3 Australia/New Zealand 70.7559
4 Southern Europe 70.486
5 Eastern Europe 68.4084
6 Polynesia 61.7909
7 Caribbean 61.2646
8 Micronesia 60.4386
9 Central Asia 59.5764
10 Central America 58.7977
11 Eastern Asia 58.3038
12 South America 58.179
13 Western Asia 56.842
14 Southern Africa 55.2142
15 South-Eastern Asia 54.7668
16 Melanesia 53.968
17 Northern Africa 48.332
18 Southern Asia 48.0981
19 Eastern Africa 45.3747
20 Middle Africa 43.5833
21 Western Africa 40.2303

Income Groups with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1970

Rank Income Group Life Expectancy (Age)
1 High-income countries 70.231
2 No income group available 64.0893
3 Upper-middle-income countries 58.1817
4 Middle-income countries 53.7837
5 Lower-middle-income countries 49.5594
6 Low-income countries 43.4813