Life Expectancy by Country in 2003

In 2003, ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra was the country with the highest average life expectancy of 83.9209 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco with a life expectancy of 83.2861 years of age, and ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan with 81.8558 years of age. The country with the lowest average human lifespan was ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini with 43.3485 years of age.

The geographic region with the highest life expectancy was Northern America with an average of 77.40 years. Closely followed by Oceania with an average life expectancy of 75.83 years, and Europe with 73.84 years of average life expectancy.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Australia/New Zealand had the highest average life expectancy of 80.24 years. Closely followed by Western Europe with an average life expectancy of 78.89 years, and Southern Europe with 78.70 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 78.13 years. While the lowest average life expectancy is recorded by Low-income countries with a average life expectancy of only 54.58 years of age.

Countries with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2003

Rank Country Life Expectancy (Age)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Andorra 83.9209
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จ Monaco 83.2861
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan 81.8558
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ด China, Macao SAR 81.5011
5 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ China, Hong Kong SAR 81.2243
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland 80.7763
7 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ San Marino 80.7311
8 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 80.532
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia 80.4549
10 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 80.195
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy 80.1929
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Liechtenstein 80.1791
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Guernsey 79.9411
14 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆ Holy See 79.8064
15 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain 79.7548
16 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 79.7396
17 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซ French Polynesia 79.7031
18 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Gibraltar 79.6941
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel 79.6242
20 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway 79.5294
21 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France 79.421
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ช Jersey 79.4006
23 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore 79.3985
24 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒ Bermuda 79.3447
25 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand 79.1548
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece 79.0293
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถ Martinique 78.9311
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria 78.8496
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta 78.7634
30 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands 78.6571
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany 78.5443
32 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 78.5333
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ต Guadeloupe 78.3526
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom 78.334
35 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium 78.3198
36 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ด Faroe Islands 78.2565
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland 78.1107
38 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Costa Rica 78.072
39 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus 77.7879
40 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ Luxembourg 77.7679
41 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal 77.5784
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Republic of Korea 77.5473
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark 77.3992
44 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile 77.3867
45 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑ Saint Barthรฉlemy 77.3791
46 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซ Saint Martin (French part) 77.2055
47 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America 77.1536
48 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ China, Taiwan Province of China 77.1284
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait 76.9848
50 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ช Rรฉunion 76.9231
51 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท Puerto Rico 76.8741
52 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บ Cuba 76.7729
53 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia 76.6721
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Anguilla 76.5095
55 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บ Guam 76.504
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ต Northern Mariana Islands 76.4088
57 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธ Montserrat 76.3856
58 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญ Saint Helena 76.3695
59 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ Bahrain 76.3373
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates 76.2223
61 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จ New Caledonia 76.143
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania 76.1421
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Isle of Man 76.096
64 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡น Mayotte 76.0426
65 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซ Wallis and Futuna Islands 75.885
66 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay 75.7851
67 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina 75.7822
68 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง Lebanon 75.5932
69 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar 75.565
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Antigua and Barbuda 75.4778
71 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จ Turks and Caicos Islands 75.4106
72 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 75.3972
73 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ Panama 75.2175
74 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถ Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 75.0751
75 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒ Saint Pierre and Miquelon 75.0747
76 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Kosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 74.9682
77 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland 74.7384
78 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia 74.611
79 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ Brunei Darussalam 74.5605
80 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง Barbados 74.4717
81 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Tunisia 74.3054
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico 74.2743
83 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 74.1478
84 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ Oman 74.14
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina 74.0801
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช Montenegro 74.0749
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ป Maldives 74.0602
88 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 74.0116
89 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌ British Virgin Islands 73.986
90 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ Ecuador 73.9751
91 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia 73.82
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia 73.7964
93 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซ French Guiana 73.7606
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผ Aruba 73.7523
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พ Cayman Islands 73.707
96 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia 73.6284
97 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ Curaรงao 73.5372
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ North Macedonia 73.3865
99 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China 73.3714
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Grenada 73.1875
101 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand 73.1546
102 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎ United States Virgin Islands 73.0939
103 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Viet Nam 72.9803
104 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Tรผrkiye 72.8899
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด Jordan 72.5734
106 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐ Tokelau 72.5569
107 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary 72.5137
108 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia 72.4425
109 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Syrian Arab Republic 72.4137
110 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria 72.4077
111 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ Bahamas 72.402
112 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia 72.3606
113 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 72.3523
114 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mauritius 72.2796
115 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru 72.2166
116 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia 72.1579
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania 72.1439
118 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 71.9402
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Lucia 71.7707
120 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ Samoa 71.4959
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Dominica 71.4384
122 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia 71.4356
123 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป Cabo Verde 71.4289
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka 71.3726
125 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algeria 71.2868
126 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ Libya 71.1322
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธ American Samoa 71.132
128 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ State of Palestine 71.0533
129 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ Seychelles 70.9818
130 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Cook Islands 70.8523
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Jamaica 70.8062
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ Saint Kitts and Nevis 70.7676
133 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Micronesia (Fed. States of) 70.7605
134 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil 70.7204
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia 70.6236
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia 70.3327
137 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ Paraguay 70.297
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ด Dominican Republic 70.2649
139 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ป El Salvador 70.1401
140 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines 69.9242
141 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท Iran (Islamic Republic of) 69.8231
142 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania 69.8004
143 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น Trinidad and Tobago 69.729
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Greenland 69.6889
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ต Dem. People's Republic of Korea 69.5458
146 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ Honduras 69.5071
147 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ด Tonga 69.4946
148 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บ Vanuatu 69.2761
149 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Belarus 68.939
150 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟ Belize 68.9091
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala 68.7969
152 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt 68.4021
153 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine 68.2087
154 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco 67.915
155 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ง Solomon Islands 67.6443
156 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ Niue 67.497
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Republic of Moldova 67.4194
158 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Indonesia 67.4126
159 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผ Palau 67.2275
160 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Nicaragua 67.2174
161 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Uzbekistan 67.0397
162 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh 66.8242
163 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan 66.7563
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Kyrgyzstan 66.1857
165 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Fiji 66.1775
166 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒ Turkmenistan 65.7459
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ Iraq 65.6427
168 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ท Suriname 65.5963
169 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏ Tajikistan 65.5521
170 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russian Federation 65.264
171 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Kiribati 64.9539
172 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan 64.6962
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พ Guyana 64.6003
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Kazakhstan 64.5543
175 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ช Yemen 64.5411
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mongolia 64.2078
177 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal 64.1966
178 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญ Western Sahara 64.1842
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India 64.0942
180 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญ Marshall Islands 63.7451
181 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 63.6348
182 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ป Tuvalu 63.6311
183 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡น Sao Tome and Principe 63.166
184 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan 62.843
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ Cambodia 62.5229
186 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌ Papua New Guinea 61.7973
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Gabon 61.6706
188 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท Mauritania 61.3473
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar 60.9803
190 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑ Timor-Leste 60.8707
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Lao People's Democratic Republic 60.0314
192 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡น Haiti 59.5065
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Madagascar 59.491
194 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ท Eritrea 59.4086
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Comoros 59.2578
196 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Senegal 59.1219
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana 59.1108
198 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Sudan 58.1999
199 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ท Nauru 58.0951
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Djibouti 57.5946
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Gambia 57.5864
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซ Afghanistan 57.3445
203 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ Benin 56.7378
204 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Congo 55.9481
205 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ Togo 55.6392
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Kenya 55.601
207 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ United Republic of Tanzania 54.8949
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถ Equatorial Guinea 54.5812
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa 54.3308
210 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon 53.8826
211 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ Guinea 53.6779
212 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ Rwanda 53.3678
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท Liberia 53.0424
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Mali 52.8926
215 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Democratic Republic of the Congo 52.8266
216 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น Ethiopia 52.5326
217 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ Burkina Faso 51.7927
218 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช Niger 51.4344
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผ Guinea-Bissau 51.405
220 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Namibia 51.0832
221 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Cรดte d'Ivoire 50.9543
222 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Botswana 50.9468
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Mozambique 50.8696
224 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ Burundi 50.857
225 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด Somalia 50.6139
226 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Uganda 50.3682
227 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ South Sudan 50.2529
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Angola 49.6173
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผ Malawi 48.79
230 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria 48.4405
231 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Zambia 48.284
232 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ Chad 48.2063
233 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sierra Leone 46.9628
234 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซ Central African Republic 45.76
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธ Lesotho 44.5296
236 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ Zimbabwe 43.3926
237 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Eswatini 43.3485

Regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2003

Rank Region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Northern America 77.4009
2 Oceania 75.8341
3 Europe 73.8379
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 71.9366
5 Asia 68.9269
6 Africa 54.4224

Sub-regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2003

Rank Sub-region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Australia/New Zealand 80.2361
2 Western Europe 78.893
3 Southern Europe 78.704
4 Northern Europe 77.9478
5 Eastern Asia 74.4812
6 Polynesia 73.9688
7 Central America 73.2655
8 South America 71.6858
9 Western Asia 71.0801
10 Micronesia 70.931
11 Caribbean 70.1006
12 South-Eastern Asia 68.6382
13 Eastern Europe 68.1029
14 Northern Africa 67.2639
15 Central Asia 65.6998
16 Southern Asia 64.3021
17 Melanesia 63.1418
18 Southern Africa 53.4384
19 Eastern Africa 52.4848
20 Middle Africa 51.9001
21 Western Africa 51.0518

Income Groups with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2003

Rank Income Group Life Expectancy (Age)
1 High-income countries 78.1265
2 No income group available 71.8544
3 Upper-middle-income countries 71.43
4 Middle-income countries 66.5872
5 Lower-middle-income countries 63.2993
6 Low-income countries 54.5762