Life Expectancy by Country in 2026

In 2026, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco is projected to be the country with the highest average life expectancy of 87.3685 years. Closely followed by ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR with a life expectancy of 86.2404 years of age, and ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR with 85.9156 years of age. The country with the lowest average human lifespan was ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad with 54.4874 years of age.

The geographic region with the highest life expectancy is projected to be Northern America with an average of 80.53 years. Closely followed by Europe with an average life expectancy of 80.30 years, and Oceania with 79.69 years of average life expectancy.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Australia/New Zealand had the highest average life expectancy of 84.04 years. Closely followed by Southern Europe with an average life expectancy of 83.44 years, and Western Europe with 83.15 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 82.25 years. While the lowest average life expectancy is recorded by Low-income countries with a average life expectancy of only 64.89 years of age.

Countries with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2026

Rank Country Life Expectancy (Age)
1 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จ Monaco 87.3685
2 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ China, Hong Kong SAR 86.2404
3 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ด China, Macao SAR 85.9156
4 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Japan 85.3421
5 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Liechtenstein 85.1616
6 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 84.768
7 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore 84.6509
8 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy 84.6277
9 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆ Holy See 84.5696
10 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Republic of Korea 84.4956
11 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain 84.4498
12 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta 84.2552
13 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Andorra 84.1509
14 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia 84.1371
15 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซ French Polynesia 84.1116
16 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 84.091
17 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ San Marino 84.0128
18 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway 83.9683
19 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถ Martinique 83.8708
20 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel 83.8133
21 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ต Guadeloupe 83.7581
22 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France 83.7537
23 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ New Zealand 83.5901
24 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Gibraltar 83.5263
25 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 83.502
26 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Guernsey 83.4335
27 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland 83.3715
28 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland 83.3319
29 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ช Rรฉunion 83.2555
30 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ Luxembourg 83.1857
31 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria 83.0693
32 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 82.994
33 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands 82.9836
34 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal 82.946
35 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium 82.9104
36 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia 82.8212
37 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom 82.7384
38 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany 82.6522
39 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Greece 82.5654
40 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus 82.5322
41 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark 82.4636
42 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒ Bermuda 82.2616
43 ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Qatar 82.2539
44 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ China, Taiwan Province of China 82.0568
45 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ช Jersey 81.9643
46 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chile 81.7578
47 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ป Maldives 81.746
48 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จ New Caledonia 81.7355
49 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Isle of Man 81.73
50 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑ Saint Barthรฉlemy 81.4019
51 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซ Saint Martin (French part) 81.3479
52 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ Bahrain 81.1685
53 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates 81.0458
54 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ Kuwait 80.996
55 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Costa Rica 80.8738
56 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Albania 80.6656
57 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซ Wallis and Futuna Islands 80.5937
58 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand 80.569
59 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท Puerto Rico 80.5605
60 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 80.2545
61 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States of America 80.1869
62 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง Lebanon 80.1815
63 ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Kosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 80.1634
64 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 80.0444
65 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Antigua and Barbuda 79.9509
66 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Croatia 79.8975
67 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia 79.802
68 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ด Faroe Islands 79.5989
69 ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒ Oman 79.5959
70 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China 79.3961
71 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Tรผrkiye 79.2909
72 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บ Guam 79.1096
73 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ Panama 79.1041
74 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland 79.0901
75 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia 78.8578
76 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บ Cuba 78.8556
77 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Saudi Arabia 78.6538
78 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ Uruguay 78.6435
79 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡น Mayotte 78.6297
80 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ Ecuador 78.6285
81 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Argentina 78.4807
82 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ North Macedonia 78.42
83 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bosnia and Herzegovina 78.3519
84 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง Barbados 78.3198
85 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช Montenegro 78.2887
86 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒ Saint Pierre and Miquelon 78.2774
87 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Anguilla 78.2249
88 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซ French Guiana 78.1585
89 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia 78.0614
90 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ต Northern Mariana Islands 78.0404
91 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algeria 77.9483
92 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญ Saint Helena 77.9172
93 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Serbia 77.862
94 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania 77.6402
95 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Tunisia 77.6129
96 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท Iran (Islamic Republic of) 77.5868
97 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถ Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 77.5769
98 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary 77.5712
99 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ป Cabo Verde 77.5595
100 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Peru 77.5198
101 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผ Aruba 77.3908
102 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka 77.3854
103 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ Curaรงao 77.3247
104 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น Lithuania 77.32
105 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด Jordan 77.1355
106 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌ British Virgin Islands 77.027
107 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Malaysia 76.9225
108 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Brazil 76.7866
109 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Armenia 76.7454
110 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎ United States Virgin Islands 76.6802
111 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จ Turks and Caicos Islands 76.593
112 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธ Montserrat 76.4717
113 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Latvia 76.47
114 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ State of Palestine 76.4602
115 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 76.451
116 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Bulgaria 76.2232
117 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พ Cayman Islands 76.2144
118 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mauritius 76.1258
119 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Grenada 75.9664
120 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Cook Islands 75.8882
121 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco 75.8685
122 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐ Tokelau 75.7826
123 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine 75.7607
124 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico 75.6281
125 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จ Seychelles 75.6278
126 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Belarus 75.597
127 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Nicaragua 75.34
128 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น Trinidad and Tobago 75.3397
129 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Viet Nam 75.2299
130 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟ Belize 75.1286
131 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russian Federation 75.0206
132 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ Brunei Darussalam 74.9513
133 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ด Dominican Republic 74.9294
134 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธ Bahamas 74.9047
135 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh 74.8067
136 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Georgia 74.694
137 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Dominica 74.6618
138 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Lucia 74.6035
139 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ Paraguay 74.4663
140 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala 74.3558
141 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จ Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 74.1342
142 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ต Dem. People's Republic of Korea 74.0998
143 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Azerbaijan 73.9751
144 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ป El Salvador 73.9668
145 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ Honduras 73.9033
146 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ Libya 73.8158
147 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mongolia 73.7207
148 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 73.4259
149 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธ American Samoa 73.2737
150 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan 73.2449
151 ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ Samoa 73.2035
152 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ท Suriname 73.188
153 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Greenland 73.1294
154 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Syrian Arab Republic 72.903
155 ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Jamaica 72.7966
156 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India 72.7914
157 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ Saint Kitts and Nevis 72.6609
158 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines 72.612
159 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt 72.5272
160 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ Iraq 72.3955
161 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Kazakhstan 72.3947
162 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Kyrgyzstan 72.2856
163 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Micronesia (Fed. States of) 72.2
164 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Uzbekistan 72.1088
165 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ Cambodia 71.9953
166 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Republic of Moldova 71.925
167 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏ Tajikistan 71.8542
168 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ด Tonga 71.8197
169 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญ Western Sahara 71.7685
170 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ Niue 71.7107
171 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal 71.6107
172 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Indonesia 71.5057
173 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บ Vanuatu 71.2701
174 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ง Solomon Islands 71.2132
175 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ Senegal 70.7871
176 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พ Guyana 70.2511
177 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Lao People's Democratic Republic 70.0469
178 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑ Timor-Leste 70.018
179 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒ Turkmenistan 69.9369
180 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 69.4145
181 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ท Eritrea 69.2582
182 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡น Sao Tome and Principe 69.173
183 ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Fiji 68.8604
184 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ United Republic of Tanzania 68.5925
185 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Kiribati 68.3197
186 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar 68.0452
187 ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ Rwanda 67.9741
188 ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น Ethiopia 67.8615
189 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan 67.7585
190 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Madagascar 67.6766
191 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Gabon 67.5853
192 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท Mauritania 67.2613
193 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ South Africa 67.1184
194 ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ช Yemen 66.7782
195 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Sudan 66.6627
196 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌ Papua New Guinea 66.5758
197 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Botswana 66.4772
198 ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผ Palau 66.0678
199 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Ghana 65.9811
200 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผ Malawi 65.821
201 ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡น Haiti 65.7926
202 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Comoros 65.7149
203 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญ Marshall Islands 65.6859
204 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซ Afghanistan 65.6127
205 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ป Tuvalu 65.587
206 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Gambia 65.3174
207 ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ Djibouti 64.7352
208 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช Niger 64.7231
209 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ท Nauru 64.6972
210 ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Kenya 64.5383
211 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Namibia 64.4793
212 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Uganda 64.4511
213 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Zambia 64.0335
214 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Congo 63.8245
215 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด Angola 63.8012
216 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ Burundi 63.621
217 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Mozambique 63.1872
218 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon 62.901
219 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถ Equatorial Guinea 62.8065
220 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท Liberia 62.7089
221 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ Togo 62.466
222 ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ Zimbabwe 62.385
223 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผ Guinea-Bissau 62.3141
224 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Eswatini 62.0511
225 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ Benin 61.768
226 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sierra Leone 61.6432
227 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Democratic Republic of the Congo 61.5729
228 ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ Burkina Faso 61.4963
229 ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Mali 61.2879
230 ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ Guinea 61.1028
231 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Cรดte d'Ivoire 60.6791
232 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด Somalia 58.5913
233 ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ South Sudan 57.5673
234 ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซ Central African Republic 56.5549
235 ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธ Lesotho 55.4645
236 ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nigeria 54.5693
237 ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ Chad 54.4874

Regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2026

Rank Region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Northern America 80.5251
2 Europe 80.3008
3 Oceania 79.6949
4 Latin America and the Caribbean 76.4386
5 Asia 75.5856
6 Africa 64.1117

Sub-regions with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2026

Rank Sub-region Life Expectancy (Age)
1 Australia/New Zealand 84.0408
2 Southern Europe 83.4393
3 Western Europe 83.1503
4 Northern Europe 82.6263
5 Eastern Asia 80.199
6 Polynesia 77.9171
7 South America 77.0243
8 Eastern Europe 76.184
9 Western Asia 76.1015
10 Central America 75.5972
11 Caribbean 73.9757
12 South-Eastern Asia 73.5144
13 Micronesia 73.5097
14 Northern Africa 72.9893
15 Southern Asia 72.3352
16 Central Asia 71.9975
17 Melanesia 67.5517
18 Southern Africa 66.4589
19 Eastern Africa 65.8219
20 Middle Africa 61.416
21 Western Africa 58.6753

Income Groups with the Highest Life Expectancy in 2026

Rank Income Group Life Expectancy (Age)
1 High-income countries 82.2548
2 Upper-middle-income countries 77.8376
3 No income group available 73.4164
4 Middle-income countries 73.3284
5 Lower-middle-income countries 70.2679
6 Low-income countries 64.8866