Life Expectancy by Country in 1974

In 1974, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino was the country with the highest average life expectancy of 75.4875 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands with a life expectancy of 75.2273 years of age, and ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden with 74.9681 years of age. The country with the lowest average human lifespan was ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali with 35.4258 years of age.

The geographic region with the highest life expectancy was Northern America with an average of 72.06 years. Closely followed by Europe with an average life expectancy of 70.64 years, and Oceania with 68.06 years of average life expectancy.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Northern Europe had the highest average life expectancy of 72.52 years. Closely followed by Western Europe with an average life expectancy of 72.33 years, and Australia/New Zealand with 71.87 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 71.40 years. While the lowest average life expectancy is recorded by Low-income countries with a average life expectancy of only 44.53 years of age.

Countries with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1974

Rank Country Life Expectancy (Age)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ San Marino 75.4875
2 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ด Faroe Islands 75.2273
3 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 74.9681
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Andorra 74.8656
5 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway 74.7639
6 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands 74.607
7 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland 74.4588
8 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 74.4016
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan 73.8343
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark 73.823
11 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถ Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 73.7218
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Guernsey 73.6667
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จ Monaco 73.5624
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece 73.4672
15 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ China, Hong Kong SAR 73.452
16 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 73.1446
17 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain 73.0951
18 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France 72.8103
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy 72.8036
20 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆ Holy See 72.645
21 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒ Bermuda 72.3937
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom 72.3781
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 72.3095
24 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium 71.9694
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซ Saint Martin (French part) 71.9611
26 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America 71.9499
27 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand 71.9413
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia 71.851
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel 71.8115
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Antigua and Barbuda 71.7471
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany 71.6839
32 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท Puerto Rico 71.6341
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta 71.6026
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช Montenegro 71.4208
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania 71.3657
36 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Belarus 71.3142
37 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 71.2923
38 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria 71.2467
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ช Jersey 71.1832
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria 71.1749
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland 71.1153
42 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland 71.0187
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ด China, Macao SAR 70.9951
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Gibraltar 70.6378
45 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บ Cuba 70.5696
46 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia 70.531
47 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ China, Taiwan Province of China 70.394
48 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia 70.285
49 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia 70.1777
50 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 70.175
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ Luxembourg 70.1712
52 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore 70.0736
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Liechtenstein 70.0451
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia 69.9744
55 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ Curaรงao 69.6367
56 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง Barbados 69.5195
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผ Aruba 69.5026
58 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine 69.4217
59 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia 69.3332
60 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary 69.2739
61 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒ Saint Pierre and Miquelon 69.2692
62 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay 69.1927
63 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania 69.1281
64 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal 69.1236
65 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 69.0788
66 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina 68.8618
67 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญ Saint Helena 68.8271
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Dominica 68.7846
69 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar 68.5525
70 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Costa Rica 68.454
71 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia 68.1259
72 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌ British Virgin Islands 68.0247
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait 67.9298
74 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ Bahrain 67.8643
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Jamaica 67.8378
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania 67.7695
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธ American Samoa 67.73
78 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russian Federation 67.699
79 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑ Saint Barthรฉlemy 67.6688
80 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ Panama 67.653
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถ Martinique 67.5838
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Grenada 67.583
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธ Montserrat 67.3889
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง Lebanon 67.2941
85 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎ United States Virgin Islands 67.262
86 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ Bahamas 67.0012
87 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น Trinidad and Tobago 66.8477
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Anguilla 66.803
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ต Guadeloupe 66.6539
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ North Macedonia 66.6142
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina 66.5626
92 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ Brunei Darussalam 66.5277
93 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 66.5257
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ต Northern Mariana Islands 66.5065
95 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Cook Islands 66.2506
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บ Guam 66.0102
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka 65.9993
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Isle of Man 65.9887
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Kosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 65.8304
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia 65.5913
101 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ Niue 65.583
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Lucia 65.5641
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซ French Guiana 65.3499
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พ Cayman Islands 65.2713
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia 65.2091
106 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ช Rรฉunion 65.1404
107 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡น Mayotte 65.0367
108 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟ Belize 65.0298
109 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile 64.9012
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia 64.8254
111 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ด Tonga 64.595
112 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จ Turks and Caicos Islands 64.5012
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates 64.338
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Republic of Korea 64.2779
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Republic of Moldova 64.2112
116 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia 63.6401
117 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซ French Polynesia 63.5006
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด Jordan 63.4336
119 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ Paraguay 63.2332
120 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จ New Caledonia 63.2156
121 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Syrian Arab Republic 63.1191
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ต Dem. People's Republic of Korea 62.9624
123 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐ Tokelau 62.891
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Greenland 62.8806
125 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Micronesia (Fed. States of) 62.4989
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico 62.4588
127 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ Samoa 62.2501
128 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Uzbekistan 62.0062
129 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ Saint Kitts and Nevis 61.7217
130 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Fiji 61.6863
131 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines 61.6799
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Kazakhstan 61.6366
133 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ Seychelles 61.3481
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mauritius 61.3395
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ Iraq 60.8985
136 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ท Nauru 60.8636
137 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ท Suriname 60.8412
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พ Guyana 60.7598
139 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand 60.5521
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan 60.2282
141 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China 60.1683
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญ Marshall Islands 60.0807
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ Libya 59.5884
144 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ Ecuador 59.5262
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Kyrgyzstan 59.5131
146 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ง Solomon Islands 59.3564
147 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒ Turkmenistan 59.2558
148 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Tรผrkiye 59.0507
149 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil 58.8807
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ด Dominican Republic 58.6502
151 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผ Palau 58.6235
152 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏ Tajikistan 58.4493
153 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Tunisia 58.2817
154 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡น Sao Tome and Principe 58.0416
155 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ State of Palestine 57.9814
156 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ป Tuvalu 57.9458
157 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บ Vanuatu 57.5154
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ Zimbabwe 57.4941
159 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru 57.4829
160 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Botswana 57.4241
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa 57.1171
162 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia 57.0168
163 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป Cabo Verde 56.8368
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Kiribati 56.2659
165 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 56.1483
166 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Namibia 55.8933
167 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Nicaragua 55.85
168 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Viet Nam 55.8304
169 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Kenya 55.6344
170 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan 55.4722
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Indonesia 55.4292
172 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus 55.2298
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mongolia 55.215
174 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Congo 55.0591
175 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซ Wallis and Futuna Islands 54.7337
176 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ป El Salvador 54.6676
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Gabon 54.567
178 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌ Papua New Guinea 54.4803
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala 54.0389
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Zambia 53.8701
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท Iran (Islamic Republic of) 53.8538
182 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Sudan 53.2301
183 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Eswatini 53.0864
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธ Lesotho 52.3717
185 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ Honduras 52.3125
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar 52.2464
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท Mauritania 52.1838
188 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ Oman 52.0978
189 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt 51.8379
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco 50.6731
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India 50.2441
192 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon 49.5706
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Djibouti 49.5236
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ป Maldives 49.3587
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Madagascar 49.2182
196 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh 49.1595
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana 48.7767
198 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 48.446
199 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡น Haiti 48.4187
200 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ United Republic of Tanzania 48.3065
201 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ Togo 48.0989
202 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Cรดte d'Ivoire 47.5062
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Comoros 47.4739
204 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซ Central African Republic 47.4021
205 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Uganda 46.6124
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algeria 46.0341
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Lao People's Democratic Republic 45.5317
208 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ Rwanda 45.3042
209 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญ Western Sahara 44.5726
210 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal 44.4637
211 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Democratic Republic of the Congo 44.4098
212 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ช Yemen 44.3249
213 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ Benin 44.0847
214 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด Somalia 43.8177
215 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan 43.2646
216 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Senegal 43.2108
217 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ Burundi 43.0123
218 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria 42.791
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท Liberia 42.3825
220 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ท Eritrea 42.2434
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Mozambique 42.0645
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Gambia 41.954
223 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ Chad 41.7847
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผ Guinea-Bissau 41.7573
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Angola 41.6522
226 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ Burkina Faso 41.3544
227 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sierra Leone 40.6911
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถ Equatorial Guinea 40.1862
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ Guinea 40.1372
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ Cambodia 39.8028
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซ Afghanistan 39.5498
232 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น Ethiopia 39.4531
233 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผ Malawi 39.2711
234 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑ Timor-Leste 36.8772
235 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ South Sudan 36.5141
236 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช Niger 36.0031
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Mali 35.4258

Regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1974

Rank Region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Northern America 72.0587
2 Europe 70.6441
3 Oceania 68.0624
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 60.8618
5 Asia 56.4214
6 Africa 46.4601

Sub-regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1974

Rank Sub-region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Northern Europe 72.5243
2 Western Europe 72.3338
3 Australia/New Zealand 71.8663
4 Southern Europe 71.7962
5 Eastern Europe 68.79
6 Polynesia 63.3868
7 Caribbean 62.7044
8 Micronesia 62.0184
9 Eastern Asia 61.7582
10 Central Asia 60.8377
11 Central America 60.8226
12 South America 60.6174
13 Western Asia 59.0597
14 Southern Africa 56.7951
15 South-Eastern Asia 56.3911
16 Melanesia 56.0812
17 Northern Africa 51.3929
18 Southern Asia 50.5317
19 Eastern Africa 45.3838
20 Middle Africa 45.089
21 Western Africa 42.7503

Income Groups with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1974

Rank Income Group Life Expectancy (Age)
1 High-income countries 71.3969
2 No income group available 66.3333
3 Upper-middle-income countries 61.0615
4 Middle-income countries 56.1063
5 Lower-middle-income countries 51.7223
6 Low-income countries 44.5296