Life Expectancy by Country in 2006

In 2006, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco was the country with the highest average life expectancy of 84.6351 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra with a life expectancy of 82.9664 years of age, and ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan with 82.3765 years of age. The country with the lowest average human lifespan was ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho with 42.9136 years of age.

The geographic region with the highest life expectancy was Northern America with an average of 78.10 years. Closely followed by Oceania with an average life expectancy of 76.46 years, and Europe with 75.16 years of average life expectancy.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Australia/New Zealand had the highest average life expectancy of 81.07 years. Closely followed by Western Europe with an average life expectancy of 80.04 years, and Southern Europe with 79.88 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 79.06 years. While the lowest average life expectancy is recorded by Low-income countries with a average life expectancy of only 56.63 years of age.

Countries with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2006

Rank Country Life Expectancy (Age)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จ Monaco 84.6351
2 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Andorra 82.9664
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan 82.3765
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ด China, Macao SAR 82.2574
5 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ China, Hong Kong SAR 82.0112
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Guernsey 81.8095
7 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ San Marino 81.5574
8 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 81.5464
9 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy 81.4169
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia 81.2822
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland 81.2385
12 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆ Holy See 81.1855
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Liechtenstein 81.16
14 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain 80.9725
15 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 80.8317
16 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France 80.7483
17 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore 80.71
18 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 80.5466
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel 80.5057
20 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway 80.4411
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Gibraltar 80.3928
22 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถ Martinique 80.256
23 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand 80.0489
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ช Jersey 79.9667
25 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria 79.9655
26 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซ French Polynesia 79.8424
27 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands 79.8376
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta 79.7788
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece 79.7073
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany 79.5906
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ Luxembourg 79.4147
32 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium 79.3884
33 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 79.3729
34 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom 79.355
35 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland 79.1518
36 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Republic of Korea 79.0754
37 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal 79.0713
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ต Guadeloupe 78.9627
39 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Costa Rica 78.5145
40 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia 78.4191
41 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus 78.3708
42 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile 78.261
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark 78.2218
44 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Isle of Man 78.1909
45 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ China, Taiwan Province of China 77.9277
46 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑ Saint Barthรฉlemy 77.876
47 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ด Faroe Islands 77.8412
48 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America 77.8386
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซ Saint Martin (French part) 77.7263
50 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒ Bermuda 77.5853
51 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ช Rรฉunion 77.5806
52 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท Puerto Rico 77.4153
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ต Northern Mariana Islands 77.2124
54 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บ Cuba 77.1788
55 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ Bahrain 77.1555
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บ Guam 77.1363
57 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จ New Caledonia 76.9866
58 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates 76.9087
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait 76.8868
60 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญ Saint Helena 76.832
61 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จ Turks and Caicos Islands 76.8311
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania 76.8162
63 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 76.7109
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Anguilla 76.6497
65 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar 76.5703
66 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซ Wallis and Futuna Islands 76.5546
67 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡น Mayotte 76.5157
68 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay 76.3615
69 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina 76.2468
70 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง Lebanon 76.0796
71 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ Panama 76.0123
72 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia 75.9889
73 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 75.948
74 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 75.9257
75 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Antigua and Barbuda 75.7647
76 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒ Saint Pierre and Miquelon 75.689
77 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Kosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 75.6356
78 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina 75.4326
79 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland 75.2835
80 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ป Maldives 75.1296
81 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง Barbados 75.0683
82 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand 74.9381
83 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Tunisia 74.9215
84 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌ British Virgin Islands 74.8802
85 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia 74.8096
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พ Cayman Islands 74.8063
87 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ Brunei Darussalam 74.7829
88 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ Ecuador 74.689
89 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซ French Guiana 74.6861
90 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถ Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 74.5584
91 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China 74.5037
92 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ Oman 74.4802
93 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia 74.4167
94 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico 74.3313
95 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธ Montserrat 74.174
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia 74.1642
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช Montenegro 74.0494
98 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผ Aruba 74.0259
99 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 74.0166
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ North Macedonia 73.9988
101 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ Curaรงao 73.8538
102 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Tรผrkiye 73.8448
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Grenada 73.7004
104 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia 73.4792
105 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia 73.468
106 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia 73.3551
107 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Syrian Arab Republic 73.3495
108 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary 73.3444
109 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Viet Nam 73.3194
110 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru 73.1721
111 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐ Tokelau 73.1701
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด Jordan 73.1449
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mauritius 72.8912
114 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ Bahamas 72.855
115 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Dominica 72.8479
116 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎ United States Virgin Islands 72.8075
117 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 72.7418
118 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria 72.7215
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Lucia 72.4654
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algeria 72.3336
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท Iran (Islamic Republic of) 72.2761
122 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป Cabo Verde 72.2394
123 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธ American Samoa 72.0837
124 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil 72.0373
125 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ Samoa 72.021
126 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Cook Islands 72.0079
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia 71.9868
128 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka 71.9693
129 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ State of Palestine 71.915
130 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ Seychelles 71.8336
131 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ Libya 71.7237
132 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania 71.5768
133 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania 71.4718
134 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia 71.394
135 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ Saint Kitts and Nevis 71.2885
136 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น Trinidad and Tobago 71.256
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Jamaica 71.1993
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ด Dominican Republic 71.1654
139 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Micronesia (Fed. States of) 71.0932
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia 70.877
141 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ Paraguay 70.7809
142 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ป El Salvador 70.7732
143 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines 70.2817
144 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ Honduras 70.2608
145 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟ Belize 70.0932
146 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Belarus 69.9876
147 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ด Tonga 69.8939
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala 69.8124
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Greenland 69.7758
150 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บ Vanuatu 69.462
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco 69.1282
152 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ต Dem. People's Republic of Korea 69.0855
153 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt 68.9773
154 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine 68.7406
155 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Nicaragua 68.7246
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Republic of Moldova 68.4794
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan 68.1653
158 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ง Solomon Islands 68.0899
159 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Indonesia 67.9144
160 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Uzbekistan 67.891
161 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ท Suriname 67.5713
162 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russian Federation 67.2791
163 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh 67.2413
164 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ Niue 67.2336
165 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏ Tajikistan 67.0127
166 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Fiji 66.8553
167 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Kyrgyzstan 66.7778
168 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผ Palau 66.7302
169 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒ Turkmenistan 66.4989
170 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan 66.3617
171 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ช Yemen 65.9877
172 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal 65.8685
173 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พ Guyana 65.6666
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Kazakhstan 65.627
175 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญ Western Sahara 65.6223
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mongolia 65.5128
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India 65.4123
178 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ Cambodia 65.0593
179 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Kiribati 64.9058
180 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 64.7793
181 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡น Sao Tome and Principe 64.3982
182 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ป Tuvalu 63.9278
183 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan 63.7312
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ Iraq 63.5873
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญ Marshall Islands 63.4894
186 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑ Timor-Leste 63.0731
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Gabon 62.3746
188 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌ Papua New Guinea 61.9172
189 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar 61.8931
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท Mauritania 61.8909
191 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Senegal 61.7502
192 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ท Eritrea 61.6108
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Lao People's Democratic Republic 61.4929
194 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Madagascar 61.3152
195 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡น Haiti 60.7632
196 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Sudan 60.2806
197 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana 59.9883
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Comoros 59.8751
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Gambia 59.0596
200 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Congo 58.8784
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Djibouti 58.7153
202 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ Rwanda 58.7137
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซ Afghanistan 58.6844
204 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ท Nauru 58.3785
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Kenya 58.2222
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท Liberia 57.6199
207 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ Benin 57.4555
208 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ United Republic of Tanzania 56.9111
209 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ Togo 56.2219
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถ Equatorial Guinea 56.0459
211 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น Ethiopia 55.1491
212 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ Guinea 55.1082
213 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon 54.8564
214 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Mali 54.6149
215 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช Niger 54.5965
216 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Democratic Republic of the Congo 54.5338
217 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Uganda 54.3688
218 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa 54.2775
219 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Botswana 53.9182
220 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ Burundi 53.8694
221 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ Burkina Faso 53.7422
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผ Guinea-Bissau 53.3712
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผ Malawi 53.2377
224 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Namibia 52.6551
225 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Angola 52.3688
226 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Cรดte d'Ivoire 52.3554
227 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ South Sudan 52.0162
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Mozambique 51.961
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Zambia 51.7955
230 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด Somalia 50.5974
231 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria 49.7305
232 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sierra Leone 49.323
233 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ Chad 48.2863
234 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซ Central African Republic 46.8514
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ Zimbabwe 45.3635
236 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Eswatini 43.1196
237 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธ Lesotho 42.9136

Regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2006

Rank Region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Northern America 78.0985
2 Oceania 76.4643
3 Europe 75.1649
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 72.8935
5 Asia 70.0502
6 Africa 56.1389

Sub-regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2006

Rank Sub-region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Australia/New Zealand 81.0741
2 Western Europe 80.0412
3 Southern Europe 79.8823
4 Northern Europe 78.8241
5 Eastern Asia 75.5451
6 Polynesia 74.5732
7 Central America 73.5634
8 South America 72.8762
9 Western Asia 71.614
10 Micronesia 71.1778
11 Caribbean 70.8068
12 Eastern Europe 69.5579
13 South-Eastern Asia 69.3757
14 Northern Africa 68.2948
15 Central Asia 66.7524
16 Southern Asia 65.5412
17 Melanesia 63.3358
18 Eastern Africa 55.1026
19 Middle Africa 53.5195
20 Southern Africa 53.5035
21 Western Africa 52.555

Income Groups with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2006

Rank Income Group Life Expectancy (Age)
1 High-income countries 79.0584
2 No income group available 72.6568
3 Upper-middle-income countries 72.5709
4 Middle-income countries 67.7607
5 Lower-middle-income countries 64.432
6 Low-income countries 56.6271