Life Expectancy by Country in 1976

In 1976, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland was the country with the highest average life expectancy of 76.5683 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino with a life expectancy of 75.5034 years of age, and ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra with 75.3484 years of age. The country with the lowest average human lifespan was ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia with 12.0128 years of age.

The geographic region with the highest life expectancy was Northern America with an average of 72.93 years. Closely followed by Europe with an average life expectancy of 70.63 years, and Oceania with 68.90 years of average life expectancy.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Australia/New Zealand had the highest average life expectancy of 72.72 years. Closely followed by Northern Europe with an average life expectancy of 72.69 years, and Western Europe with 72.62 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 71.91 years. While the lowest average life expectancy is recorded by Low-income countries with a average life expectancy of only 45.51 years of age.

Countries with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1976

Rank Country Life Expectancy (Age)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland 76.5683
2 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ San Marino 75.5034
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Andorra 75.3484
4 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ด Faroe Islands 75.3383
5 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway 75.0483
6 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 74.9722
7 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 74.906
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan 74.7463
9 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands 74.6707
10 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถ Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 74.1068
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Guernsey 73.9032
12 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 73.8726
13 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain 73.8093
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark 73.7691
15 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ China, Hong Kong SAR 73.7132
16 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece 73.6654
17 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จ Monaco 73.6583
18 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France 73.1262
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy 73.0702
20 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆ Holy See 72.9209
21 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America 72.8339
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia 72.7895
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 72.7088
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom 72.6366
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel 72.5307
26 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand 72.3982
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Antigua and Barbuda 72.3589
28 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท Puerto Rico 72.2623
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซ Saint Martin (French part) 72.2259
30 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium 72.102
31 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 71.9887
32 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany 71.9816
33 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒ Bermuda 71.8617
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ด China, Macao SAR 71.8497
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland 71.8001
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria 71.7889
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช Montenegro 71.7594
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ช Jersey 71.6071
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta 71.528
40 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บ Cuba 71.5244
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Gibraltar 71.3898
42 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria 71.3866
43 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ China, Taiwan Province of China 71.2866
44 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒ Saint Pierre and Miquelon 71.1132
45 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore 71.046
46 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus 71.0401
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania 70.97
48 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Belarus 70.8356
49 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia 70.7764
50 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 70.6024
51 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia 70.4659
52 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland 70.4366
53 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Costa Rica 70.294
54 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง Barbados 70.2078
55 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ Curaรงao 70.1369
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผ Aruba 70.0352
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ Luxembourg 69.9821
58 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จ Turks and Caicos Islands 69.8653
59 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia 69.7025
60 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary 69.6578
61 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina 69.6479
62 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine 69.5248
63 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay 69.5226
64 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 69.3908
65 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar 69.385
66 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia 69.3032
67 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania 69.213
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia 69.2021
69 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ Bahrain 69.1176
70 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal 69.1034
71 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญ Saint Helena 69.0681
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Dominica 68.9848
73 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania 68.7041
74 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑ Saint Barthรฉlemy 68.6747
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถ Martinique 68.5736
76 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia 68.5715
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Jamaica 68.4254
78 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ Panama 68.3812
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ต Guadeloupe 68.3101
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait 68.2063
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Grenada 68.1515
82 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌ British Virgin Islands 68.0737
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธ Montserrat 68.0613
84 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธ American Samoa 68.0061
85 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ Bahamas 67.8401
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ North Macedonia 67.7682
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Anguilla 67.6856
88 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎ United States Virgin Islands 67.6704
89 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ Brunei Darussalam 67.6083
90 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 67.5536
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ต Northern Mariana Islands 67.4795
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina 67.2275
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Isle of Man 67.1615
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บ Guam 67.0319
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Liechtenstein 66.9781
96 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russian Federation 66.9459
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พ Cayman Islands 66.7968
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka 66.5129
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Kosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 66.4413
100 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ Niue 66.3962
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia 66.2771
102 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น Trinidad and Tobago 66.2727
103 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟ Belize 66.2684
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Lucia 66.2562
105 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡น Mayotte 66.2343
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia 66.0291
107 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ช Rรฉunion 66.0116
108 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile 65.8548
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates 65.8205
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซ French Guiana 65.5857
111 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Cook Islands 65.3114
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia 65.1607
113 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ด Tonga 65.1268
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Republic of Korea 64.9658
115 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia 64.845
116 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Viet Nam 64.7745
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Republic of Moldova 64.4959
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด Jordan 64.4895
119 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซ French Polynesia 64.3783
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ต Dem. People's Republic of Korea 64.1427
121 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จ New Caledonia 63.9383
122 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Syrian Arab Republic 63.9223
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ Iraq 63.7147
124 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ Paraguay 63.7047
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ Saint Kitts and Nevis 63.6821
126 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐ Tokelau 63.324
127 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ Samoa 63.2144
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico 63.1235
129 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Micronesia (Fed. States of) 63.0923
130 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ Seychelles 62.8217
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Greenland 62.7964
132 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Uzbekistan 62.5064
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mauritius 62.4788
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ Libya 62.06
135 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand 61.9776
136 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Fiji 61.9748
137 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China 61.7956
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Kazakhstan 61.7812
139 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines 61.6139
140 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ท Nauru 61.3595
141 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ท Suriname 61.2503
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พ Guyana 60.8919
143 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ Ecuador 60.8902
144 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ง Solomon Islands 60.7492
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan 60.5211
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญ Marshall Islands 60.4858
147 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Tunisia 60.4263
148 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Tรผrkiye 59.9653
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Kyrgyzstan 59.8554
150 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil 59.7918
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ด Dominican Republic 59.7913
152 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒ Turkmenistan 59.6682
153 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผ Palau 59.5958
154 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ State of Palestine 59.3239
155 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏ Tajikistan 59.167
156 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ป Tuvalu 59.1591
157 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia 58.9659
158 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บ Vanuatu 58.6589
159 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป Cabo Verde 58.6502
160 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Botswana 58.5831
161 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡น Sao Tome and Principe 58.5762
162 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru 58.266
163 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ Honduras 58.1577
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa 58.0061
165 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Namibia 57.0148
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ Zimbabwe 56.9359
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Kiribati 56.628
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Indonesia 56.5142
169 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Nicaragua 56.299
170 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 56.1805
171 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan 56.1133
172 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซ Wallis and Futuna Islands 56.1086
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Kenya 55.8953
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท Iran (Islamic Republic of) 55.7
175 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Congo 55.6022
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Gabon 55.569
177 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌ Papua New Guinea 55.5688
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mongolia 55.4323
179 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ Oman 55.2208
180 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Eswatini 54.6585
181 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ป El Salvador 54.6265
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Zambia 54.6043
183 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธ Lesotho 53.4874
184 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Sudan 53.4621
185 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt 53.3652
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar 52.9816
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท Mauritania 52.9169
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco 51.9358
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ป Maldives 51.5922
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India 51.3883
191 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh 50.6469
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Djibouti 50.0582
193 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon 49.8796
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana 49.7638
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Madagascar 49.6656
196 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ Togo 49.3279
197 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Cรดte d'Ivoire 49.2912
198 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 49.2644
199 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ United Republic of Tanzania 49.236
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala 49.1692
201 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡น Haiti 48.9557
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Comoros 48.5234
203 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซ Central African Republic 48.3945
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algeria 47.9854
205 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ช Yemen 46.2377
206 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Uganda 45.8692
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Lao People's Democratic Republic 45.6032
208 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal 45.5445
209 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ Benin 45.4879
210 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Senegal 45.0978
211 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan 44.9471
212 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria 44.7209
213 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Democratic Republic of the Congo 44.6559
214 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ Rwanda 44.6471
215 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด Somalia 44.5684
216 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ Burkina Faso 43.2446
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท Liberia 43.1828
218 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ Burundi 43.1435
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Gambia 43.0395
220 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ท Eritrea 42.6564
221 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Mozambique 42.6353
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผ Guinea-Bissau 42.419
223 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ Chad 42.0364
224 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น Ethiopia 41.8953
225 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sierra Leone 41.6313
226 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผ Malawi 41.2266
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Angola 41.1634
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ Guinea 41.0244
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซ Afghanistan 40.6454
230 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญ Western Sahara 38.4914
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Mali 37.1951
232 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช Niger 36.976
233 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ South Sudan 36.8401
234 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง Lebanon 33.7371
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถ Equatorial Guinea 28.9209
236 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑ Timor-Leste 25.9571
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ Cambodia 12.0128

Regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1976

Rank Region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Northern America 72.9321
2 Europe 70.6257
3 Oceania 68.898
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 61.6083
5 Asia 57.2105
6 Africa 47.6398

Sub-regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1976

Rank Sub-region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Australia/New Zealand 72.7177
2 Northern Europe 72.6947
3 Western Europe 72.6195
4 Southern Europe 72.1828
5 Eastern Europe 68.442
6 Polynesia 64.1307
7 Eastern Asia 63.3334
8 Caribbean 63.2006
9 Micronesia 62.7201
10 South America 61.5234
11 Central Asia 61.2063
12 Central America 61.1718
13 Western Asia 59.1329
14 Southern Africa 57.7183
15 Melanesia 57.1091
16 South-Eastern Asia 55.7611
17 Northern Africa 52.7775
18 Southern Asia 51.6967
19 Eastern Africa 46.395
20 Middle Africa 45.165
21 Western Africa 44.4315

Income Groups with the Highest Life Expectancy in 1976

Rank Income Group Life Expectancy (Age)
1 High-income countries 71.9129
2 No income group available 67.3449
3 Upper-middle-income countries 62.1925
4 Middle-income countries 56.8463
5 Lower-middle-income countries 52.4152
6 Low-income countries 45.5061