Life Expectancy by Country in 2017

In 2017, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco was the country with the highest average life expectancy of 85.6525 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with a life expectancy of 84.8988 years of age, and ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with 84.5627 years of age. The country with the lowest average human lifespan was ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria with 52.3052 years of age.

The geographic region with the highest life expectancy was Northern America with an average of 79.14 years. Closely followed by Europe with an average life expectancy of 78.66 years, and Oceania with 78.54 years of average life expectancy.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Australia/New Zealand had the highest average life expectancy of 82.87 years. Closely followed by Southern Europe with an average life expectancy of 81.70 years, and Western Europe with 81.64 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 80.84 years. While the lowest average life expectancy is recorded by Low-income countries with a average life expectancy of only 62.52 years of age.

Countries with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2017

Rank Country Life Expectancy (Age)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จ Monaco 85.6525
2 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ China, Hong Kong SAR 84.8988
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ด China, Macao SAR 84.5627
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan 84.1976
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Liechtenstein 83.8916
6 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta 83.5867
7 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 83.4125
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Republic of Korea 83.2855
9 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore 83.2236
10 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain 83.0295
11 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia 83.0006
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Andorra 82.9803
13 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ San Marino 82.9161
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy 82.7282
15 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel 82.7195
16 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆ Holy See 82.6956
17 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway 82.624
18 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซ French Polynesia 82.6178
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland 82.5352
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ต Guadeloupe 82.5031
21 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France 82.4732
22 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 82.4382
23 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒ Bermuda 82.3507
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถ Martinique 82.294
25 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand 82.2189
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Guernsey 82.0969
27 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 82.0192
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland 81.9168
29 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Gibraltar 81.8303
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ Luxembourg 81.734
31 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands 81.7291
32 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ช Rรฉunion 81.7273
33 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria 81.6391
34 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal 81.498
35 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 81.4976
36 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium 81.3618
37 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus 81.328
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom 81.1684
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark 81.1112
40 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia 81.0714
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany 80.9442
42 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ช Jersey 80.8764
43 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece 80.8501
44 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar 80.7171
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Isle of Man 80.4573
46 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile 80.3501
47 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ China, Taiwan Province of China 80.1316
48 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ป Maldives 79.9429
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait 79.7806
50 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ Bahrain 79.689
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง Lebanon 79.6543
52 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates 79.5036
53 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จ New Caledonia 79.483
54 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Costa Rica 79.3769
55 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท Puerto Rico 79.2576
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania 79.0473
57 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 78.9557
58 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America 78.8213
59 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Kosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 78.7832
60 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซ Saint Martin (French part) 78.5898
61 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 78.535
62 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑ Saint Barthรฉlemy 78.4512
63 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand 78.3939
64 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Antigua and Barbuda 78.2683
65 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia 78.0832
66 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ด Faroe Islands 78.0089
67 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia 77.976
68 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ Oman 77.9243
69 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ Panama 77.7954
70 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland 77.7205
71 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay 77.6247
72 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซ Wallis and Futuna Islands 77.5307
73 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บ Cuba 77.5286
74 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡น Mayotte 77.3442
75 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถ Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 77.3288
76 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China 77.2476
77 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia 77.219
78 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia 77.1605
79 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บ Guam 77.1548
80 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Tรผrkiye 77.1408
81 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒ Saint Pierre and Miquelon 77.0757
82 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ Ecuador 76.9725
83 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช Montenegro 76.9388
84 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง Barbados 76.936
85 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina 76.9349
86 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ต Northern Mariana Islands 76.8433
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina 76.833
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซ French Guiana 76.7556
89 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จ Turks and Caicos Islands 76.7019
90 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia 76.6456
91 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป Cabo Verde 76.5928
92 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ North Macedonia 76.4766
93 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญ Saint Helena 76.3122
94 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia 76.213
95 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ Curaรงao 76.1449
96 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary 76.0055
97 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท Iran (Islamic Republic of) 75.9712
98 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania 75.9519
99 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Anguilla 75.9208
100 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผ Aruba 75.903
101 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru 75.879
102 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Tunisia 75.8448
103 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algeria 75.7428
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด Jordan 75.5018
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia 75.4763
106 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania 75.4399
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka 75.4035
108 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธ Montserrat 75.2163
109 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 75.0297
110 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พ Cayman Islands 74.9339
111 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia 74.9059
112 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐ Tokelau 74.8957
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mauritius 74.8812
114 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ State of Palestine 74.8329
115 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎ United States Virgin Islands 74.8271
116 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil 74.8266
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia 74.8054
118 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria 74.7992
119 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌ British Virgin Islands 74.7846
120 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Grenada 74.7652
121 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ Brunei Darussalam 74.722
122 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine 74.7181
123 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Belarus 74.4519
124 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Cook Islands 74.4047
125 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 74.3052
126 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น Trinidad and Tobago 74.2301
127 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico 74.1378
128 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Viet Nam 73.9632
129 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ Seychelles 73.8027
130 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco 73.6603
131 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ Paraguay 73.6436
132 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ Bahamas 73.6317
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia 73.5701
134 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟ Belize 73.5624
135 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Nicaragua 73.5536
136 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russian Federation 73.3743
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Lucia 73.1275
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ด Dominican Republic 73.0629
139 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ต Dem. People's Republic of Korea 72.9778
140 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ Honduras 72.6918
141 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ Samoa 72.59
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Greenland 72.5693
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala 72.5506
144 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธ American Samoa 72.483
145 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ Libya 72.4818
146 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ท Suriname 72.417
147 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ป El Salvador 72.3108
148 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan 72.2478
149 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 71.943
150 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Jamaica 71.9114
151 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ Saint Kitts and Nevis 71.8399
152 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh 71.7879
153 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines 71.5156
154 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Micronesia (Fed. States of) 71.4666
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Kazakhstan 71.3958
156 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt 71.3019
157 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Uzbekistan 71.0095
158 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan 70.8472
159 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ด Tonga 70.7133
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Kyrgyzstan 70.5877
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Republic of Moldova 70.5155
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ Cambodia 70.5153
163 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ Niue 70.4903
164 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India 70.4672
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ Iraq 70.4126
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mongolia 70.2375
167 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ง Solomon Islands 69.9882
168 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Indonesia 69.9356
169 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏ Tajikistan 69.9047
170 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญ Western Sahara 69.8544
171 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บ Vanuatu 69.7095
172 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒ Turkmenistan 68.9158
173 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal 68.9099
174 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พ Guyana 68.6668
175 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Syrian Arab Republic 68.4811
176 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡น Sao Tome and Principe 68.2666
177 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Fiji 67.7904
178 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Senegal 67.7503
179 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑ Timor-Leste 67.7454
180 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 67.7015
181 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Dominica 67.5253
182 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Lao People's Democratic Republic 67.4344
183 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Botswana 66.7526
184 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Kiribati 66.5965
185 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ท Eritrea 66.5773
186 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan 66.2972
187 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Gabon 66.1889
188 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ United Republic of Tanzania 65.9987
189 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ช Yemen 65.9573
190 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ Rwanda 65.9409
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar 65.843
192 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Sudan 65.4447
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa 65.402
194 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌ Papua New Guinea 65.1028
195 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Madagascar 65.0938
196 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท Mauritania 65.0827
197 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น Ethiopia 64.8383
198 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญ Marshall Islands 64.2696
199 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ป Tuvalu 64.1478
200 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผ Palau 64.0828
201 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana 64.0131
202 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡น Haiti 63.8538
203 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Congo 63.76
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Comoros 63.6254
205 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซ Afghanistan 63.016
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Gambia 62.9955
207 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ท Nauru 62.988
208 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผ Malawi 62.9769
209 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Djibouti 62.7966
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Kenya 62.4808
211 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Namibia 62.2931
212 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช Niger 62.1599
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Zambia 62.1201
214 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Uganda 62.115
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Angola 61.6798
216 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ Burundi 61.5526
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถ Equatorial Guinea 60.8205
218 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon 60.8103
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ Zimbabwe 60.7095
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท Liberia 60.5535
221 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ Togo 60.1544
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผ Guinea-Bissau 60.0665
223 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ Benin 59.8558
224 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Mozambique 59.7709
225 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ Burkina Faso 59.5361
226 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Democratic Republic of the Congo 59.4114
227 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Mali 59.1322
228 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ Guinea 59.1093
229 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sierra Leone 58.6517
230 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Cรดte d'Ivoire 58.4805
231 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Eswatini 57.8951
232 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด Somalia 55.6536
233 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ South Sudan 55.3094
234 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซ Central African Republic 53.7207
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธ Lesotho 53.0636
236 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ Chad 52.3076
237 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria 52.3052

Regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2017

Rank Region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Northern America 79.1397
2 Europe 78.6625
3 Oceania 78.5432
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 74.7561
5 Asia 73.681
6 Africa 61.9858

Sub-regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2017

Rank Sub-region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Australia/New Zealand 82.8667
2 Southern Europe 81.6988
3 Western Europe 81.6409
4 Northern Europe 81.0108
5 Eastern Asia 78.252
6 Polynesia 76.3916
7 South America 75.2537
8 Eastern Europe 74.6777
9 Western Asia 74.3353
10 Central America 74.0725
11 Caribbean 72.4258
12 Micronesia 71.8446
13 South-Eastern Asia 71.7351
14 Northern Africa 71.5455
15 Central Asia 70.7354
16 Southern Asia 70.1171
17 Melanesia 66.1082
18 Southern Africa 64.7101
19 Eastern Africa 63.2087
20 Middle Africa 59.3608
21 Western Africa 56.36

Income Groups with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2017

Rank Income Group Life Expectancy (Age)
1 High-income countries 80.842
2 Upper-middle-income countries 75.9064
3 No income group available 71.93
4 Middle-income countries 71.5609
5 Lower-middle-income countries 68.4207
6 Low-income countries 62.5232