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Country
Life expectancy at birth (years)
Afghanistan total population: 42.46 years
male: 42.27 years
female: 42.66 years (2004 est.)
Albania total population: 77.06 years
male: 74.37 years
female: 80.02 years (2004 est.)
Algeria total population: 72.74 years
male: 71.22 years
female: 74.34 years (2004 est.)
American Samoa total population: 75.62 years
male: 72.05 years
female: 79.41 years (2004 est.)
Andorra total population: 83.5 years
male: 80.59 years
female: 86.59 years (2004 est.)
Angola total population: 36.79 years
male: 36.06 years
female: 37.55 years (2004 est.)
Anguilla total population: 76.9 years
male: 73.99 years
female: 79.91 years (2004 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda total population: 71.6 years
male: 69.26 years
female: 74.07 years (2004 est.)
Argentina total population: 75.7 years
male: 71.95 years
female: 79.65 years (2004 est.)
Armenia total population: 71.23 years
male: 67.73 years
female: 75.36 years (2004 est.)
Aruba total population: 78.98 years
male: 75.64 years
female: 82.49 years (2004 est.)
Australia total population: 80.26 years
male: 77.4 years
female: 83.27 years (2004 est.)
Austria total population: 78.87 years
male: 76 years
female: 81.89 years (2004 est.)
Azerbaijan total population: 63.25 years
male: 59.09 years
female: 67.62 years (2004 est.)
Bahamas, The total population: 65.63 years
male: 62.21 years
female: 69.11 years (2004 est.)
Bahrain total population: 73.98 years
male: 71.52 years
female: 76.51 years (2004 est.)
Bangladesh total population: 61.71 years
male: 61.8 years
female: 61.61 years (2004 est.)
Barbados total population: 71.64 years
male: 69.51 years
female: 73.81 years (2004 est.)
Belarus total population: 68.57 years
male: 62.79 years
female: 74.65 years (2004 est.)
Belgium total population: 78.44 years
male: 75.26 years
female: 81.75 years (2004 est.)
Belize total population: 67.43 years
male: 65.11 years
female: 69.86 years (2004 est.)
Benin total population: 50.81 years
male: 50.25 years
female: 51.39 years (2004 est.)
Bermuda total population: 77.6 years
male: 75.54 years
female: 79.7 years (2004 est.)
Bhutan total population: 53.99 years
male: 54.27 years
female: 53.68 years (2004 est.)
Bolivia total population: 65.14 years
male: 62.54 years
female: 67.86 years (2004 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina total population: 72.57 years
male: 69.82 years
female: 75.51 years (2004 est.)
Botswana total population: 30.76 years
male: 30.99 years
female: 30.53 years (2004 est.)
Brazil total population: 71.41 years
male: 67.45 years
female: 75.57 years (2004 est.)
British Virgin Islands total population: 76.27 years
male: 75.24 years
female: 77.36 years (2004 est.)
Brunei total population: 74.54 years
male: 72.13 years
female: 77.09 years (2004 est.)
Bulgaria total population: 71.75 years
male: 68.14 years
female: 75.59 years (2004 est.)
Burkina Faso total population: 44.2 years
male: 42.62 years
female: 45.83 years (2004 est.)
Burma total population: 56.01 years
male: 54.22 years
female: 57.9 years (2004 est.)
Burundi total population: 43.36 years
male: 42.73 years
female: 44 years (2004 est.)
Cambodia total population: 58.41 years
male: 55.71 years
female: 61.23 years (2004 est.)
Cameroon total population: 47.95 years
male: 47.1 years
female: 48.83 years (2004 est.)
Canada total population: 79.96 years
male: 76.59 years
female: 83.5 years (2004 est.)
Cape Verde total population: 70.14 years
male: 66.83 years
female: 73.54 years (2004 est.)
Cayman Islands total population: 79.81 years
male: 77.21 years
female: 82.45 years (2004 est.)
Central African Republic total population: 41.36 years
male: 39.7 years
female: 43.08 years (2004 est.)
Chad total population: 48.24 years
male: 46.91 years
female: 49.63 years (2004 est.)
Chile total population: 76.38 years
male: 73.09 years
female: 79.82 years (2004 est.)
China total population: 71.96 years
male: 70.4 years
female: 73.72 years (2004 est.)
Christmas Island total population: NA years
male: NA years
female: NA years (2004 est.)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands total population: NA years
male: NA years
female: NA years (2004 est.)
Colombia total population: 71.43 years
male: 67.58 years
female: 75.41 years (2004 est.)
Comoros total population: 61.57 years
male: 59.29 years
female: 63.91 years (2004 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the total population: 49.14 years
male: 47.06 years
female: 51.28 years (2004 est.)
Congo, Republic of the total population: 49.51 years
male: 48.51 years
female: 50.55 years (2004 est.)
Cook Islands total population: NA years
male: NA years
female: NA years (2004 est.)
Costa Rica total population: 76.63 years
male: 74.07 years
female: 79.33 years (2004 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire total population: 42.48 years
male: 40.27 years
female: 44.76 years (2004 est.)
Croatia total population: 74.14 years
male: 70.21 years
female: 78.29 years (2004 est.)
Cuba total population: 77.04 years
male: 74.77 years
female: 79.44 years (2004 est.)
Cyprus total population: 77.46 years
male: 75.11 years
female: 79.92 years (2004 est.)
Czech Republic total population: 75.78 years
male: 72.52 years
female: 79.24 years (2004 est.)
Denmark total population: 77.44 years
male: 75.17 years
female: 79.83 years (2004 est.)
Djibouti total population: 43.12 years
male: 41.83 years
female: 44.44 years (2004 est.)
Dominica total population: 74.38 years
male: 71.48 years
female: 77.43 years (2004 est.)
Dominican Republic total population: 67.63 years
male: 65.98 years
female: 69.35 years (2004 est.)
East Timor total population: 65.56 years
male: 63.31 years
female: 67.92 years (2004 est.)
Ecuador total population: 76.01 years
male: 73.15 years
female: 79 years (2004 est.)
Egypt total population: 70.71 years
male: 68.22 years
female: 73.31 years (2004 est.)
El Salvador total population: 70.92 years
male: 67.31 years
female: 74.7 years (2004 est.)
Equatorial Guinea total population: 55.15 years
male: 53 years
female: 57.36 years (2004 est.)
Eritrea total population: 52.7 years
male: 51.32 years
female: 54.12 years (2004 est.)
Estonia total population: 71.38 years
male: 65.78 years
female: 77.33 years (2004 est.)
Ethiopia total population: 40.88 years
male: 40.03 years
female: 41.75 years (2004 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) total population: NA years
male: NA years
female: NA years (2004 est.)
Faroe Islands total population: 79.05 years
male: 75.6 years
female: 82.51 years (2004 est.)
Fiji total population: 69.2 years
male: 66.74 years
female: 71.79 years (2004 est.)
Finland total population: 78.24 years
male: 74.73 years
female: 81.89 years (2004 est.)
France total population: 79.44 years
male: 75.8 years
female: 83.27 years (2004 est.)
French Guiana total population: 76.89 years
male: 73.57 years
female: 80.38 years (2004 est.)
French Polynesia total population: 75.67 years
male: 73.29 years
female: 78.18 years (2004 est.)
Gabon total population: 56.46 years
male: 54.85 years
female: 58.12 years (2004 est.)
Gambia, The total population: 54.79 years
male: 52.76 years
female: 56.87 years (2004 est.)
Gaza Strip total population: 71.59 years
male: 70.31 years
female: 72.94 years (2004 est.)
Georgia total population: 75.62 years
male: 72.35 years
female: 79.44 years (2004 est.)
Germany total population: 78.54 years
male: 75.56 years
female: 81.68 years (2004 est.)
Ghana total population: 56.27 years
male: 55.36 years
female: 57.22 years (2004 est.)
Gibraltar total population: 79.52 years
male: 76.65 years
female: 82.54 years (2004 est.)
Greece total population: 78.94 years
male: 76.44 years
female: 81.59 years (2004 est.)
Greenland total population: 69.32 years
male: 65.75 years
female: 72.98 years (2004 est.)
Grenada total population: 64.52 years
male: 62.74 years
female: 66.31 years (2004 est.)
Guadeloupe total population: 77.71 years
male: 74.56 years
female: 81.03 years (2004 est.)
Guam total population: 78.12 years
male: 75.08 years
female: 81.34 years (2004 est.)
Guatemala total population: 65.19 years
male: 64.3 years
female: 66.13 years (2004 est.)
Guernsey total population: 80.17 years
male: 77.17 years
female: 83.27 years (2004 est.)
Guinea total population: 49.7 years
male: 48.45 years
female: 50.99 years (2004 est.)
Guinea-Bissau total population: 46.98 years
male: 45.09 years
female: 48.92 years (2004 est.)
Guyana total population: 62.43 years
male: 60.12 years
female: 64.84 years (2004 est.)
Haiti total population: 51.78 years
male: 50.52 years
female: 53.12 years (2004 est.)
Honduras total population: 66.15 years
male: 64.99 years
female: 67.37 years (2004 est.)
Hong Kong total population: 81.39 years
male: 78.72 years
female: 84.3 years (2004 est.)
Hungary total population: 72.25 years
male: 68.07 years
female: 76.69 years (2004 est.)
Iceland total population: 80.18 years
male: 78.18 years
female: 82.27 years (2004 est.)
India total population: 63.99 years
male: 63.25 years
female: 64.77 years (2004 est.)
Indonesia total population: 69.26 years
male: 66.84 years
female: 71.8 years (2004 est.)
Iran total population: 69.66 years
male: 68.31 years
female: 71.07 years (2004 est.)
Iraq total population: 68.26 years
male: 67.09 years
female: 69.48 years (2004 est.)
Ireland total population: 77.36 years
male: 74.74 years
female: 80.15 years (2004 est.)
Israel total population: 79.17 years
male: 77.08 years
female: 81.37 years (2004 est.)
Italy total population: 79.54 years
male: 76.61 years
female: 82.66 years (2004 est.)
Jamaica total population: 76.07 years
male: 74.04 years
female: 78.21 years (2004 est.)
Japan total population: 81.04 years
male: 77.74 years
female: 84.51 years (2004 est.)
Jersey total population: 79.09 years
male: 76.63 years
female: 81.74 years (2004 est.)
Jordan total population: 78.06 years
male: 75.59 years
female: 80.69 years (2004 est.)
Kazakhstan total population: 66.07 years
male: 60.72 years
female: 71.73 years (2004 est.)
Kenya total population: 44.94 years
male: 44.79 years
female: 45.1 years (2004 est.)
Kiribati total population: 61.32 years
male: 58.34 years
female: 64.44 years (2004 est.)
Korea, North total population: 71.08 years
male: 68.38 years
female: 73.92 years (2004 est.)
Korea, South total population: 75.58 years
male: 71.96 years
female: 79.54 years (2004 est.)
Kuwait total population: 76.84 years
male: 75.86 years
female: 77.86 years (2004 est.)
Kyrgyzstan total population: 67.84 years
male: 63.84 years
female: 72.05 years (2004 est.)
Laos total population: 54.69 years
male: 52.71 years
female: 56.75 years (2004 est.)
Latvia total population: 70.86 years
male: 65.91 years
female: 76.09 years (2004 est.)
Lebanon total population: 72.35 years
male: 69.91 years
female: 74.91 years (2004 est.)
Lesotho total population: 36.81 years
male: 36.81 years
female: 36.81 years (2004 est.)
Liberia total population: 47.93 years
male: 46.9 years
female: 48.99 years (2004 est.)
Libya total population: 76.28 years
male: 74.1 years
female: 78.58 years (2004 est.)
Liechtenstein total population: 79.4 years
male: 75.8 years
female: 83.02 years (2004 est.)
Lithuania total population: 73.46 years
male: 68.22 years
female: 79 years (2004 est.)
Luxembourg total population: 78.58 years
male: 75.31 years
female: 82.07 years (2004 est.)
Macau total population: 82.03 years
male: 79.2 years
female: 84.99 years (2004 est.)
Macedonia total population: 74.73 years
male: 72.45 years
female: 77.2 years (2004 est.)
Madagascar total population: 56.54 years
male: 54.19 years
female: 58.96 years (2004 est.)
Malawi total population: 37.48 years
male: 37.08 years
female: 37.88 years (2004 est.)
Malaysia total population: 71.95 years
male: 69.29 years
female: 74.81 years (2004 est.)
Maldives total population: 63.68 years
male: 62.41 years
female: 65.01 years (2004 est.)
Mali total population: 45.28 years
male: 44.7 years
female: 45.87 years (2004 est.)
Malta total population: 78.68 years
male: 76.51 years
female: 80.98 years (2004 est.)
Man, Isle of total population: 78.16 years
male: 74.8 years
female: 81.7 years (2004 est.)
Marshall Islands total population: 69.7 years
male: 67.77 years
female: 71.73 years (2004 est.)
Martinique total population: 78.88 years
male: 79.35 years
female: 78.4 years (2004 est.)
Mauritania total population: 52.32 years
male: 50.15 years
female: 54.56 years (2004 est.)
Mauritius total population: 72.09 years
male: 68.11 years
female: 76.13 years (2004 est.)
Mayotte total population: 60.99 years
male: 58.85 years
female: 63.2 years (2004 est.)
Mexico total population: 74.94 years
male: 72.18 years
female: 77.83 years (2004 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of total population: 69.44 years
male: 67.68 years
female: 71.29 years (2004 est.)
Moldova total population: 65.03 years
male: 60.88 years
female: 69.39 years (2004 est.)
Monaco total population: 79.42 years
male: 75.53 years
female: 83.5 years (2004 est.)
Mongolia total population: 64.17 years
male: 61.97 years
female: 66.48 years (2004 est.)
Montserrat total population: 78.53 years
male: 76.39 years
female: 80.78 years (2004 est.)
Morocco total population: 70.35 years
male: 68.06 years
female: 72.74 years (2004 est.)
Mozambique total population: 37.1 years
male: 37.83 years
female: 36.34 years (2004 est.)
Namibia total population: 40.53 years
male: 42.36 years
female: 38.64 years (2004 est.)
Nauru total population: 62.33 years
male: 58.78 years
female: 66.06 years (2004 est.)
Nepal total population: 59.4 years
male: 59.73 years
female: 59.06 years (2004 est.)
Netherlands total population: 78.68 years
male: 76.15 years
female: 81.34 years (2004 est.)
Netherlands Antilles total population: 75.6 years
male: 73.37 years
female: 77.95 years (2004 est.)
New Caledonia total population: 73.78 years
male: 70.82 years
female: 76.89 years (2004 est.)
New Zealand total population: 78.49 years
male: 75.5 years
female: 81.61 years (2004 est.)
Nicaragua total population: 70.02 years
male: 67.99 years
female: 72.16 years (2004 est.)
Niger total population: 42.18 years
male: 42.38 years
female: 41.97 years (2004 est.)
Nigeria total population: 50.49 years
male: 50.35 years
female: 50.63 years (2004 est.)
Niue total population: NA years
male: NA years
female: NA years (2004 est.)
Norfolk Island total population: NA years
male: NA years
female: NA years
Northern Mariana Islands total population: 75.67 years
male: 73.11 years
female: 78.38 years (2004 est.)
Norway total population: 79.25 years
male: 76.64 years
female: 82.01 years (2004 est.)
Oman total population: 72.85 years
male: 70.66 years
female: 75.16 years (2004 est.)
Pakistan total population: 62.61 years
male: 61.69 years
female: 63.58 years (2004 est.)
Palau total population: 69.82 years
male: 66.67 years
female: 73.15 years (2004 est.)
Panama total population: 72.14 years
male: 69.82 years
female: 74.56 years (2004 est.)
Papua New Guinea total population: 64.56 years
male: 62.41 years
female: 66.81 years (2004 est.)
Paraguay total population: 74.64 years
male: 72.12 years
female: 77.29 years (2004 est.)
Peru total population: 69.22 years
male: 67.48 years
female: 71.03 years (2004 est.)
Philippines total population: 69.6 years
male: 66.74 years
female: 72.61 years (2004 est.)
Pitcairn Islands total population: NA years
male: NA years
female: NA years
Poland total population: 74.16 years
male: 70.04 years
female: 78.52 years (2004 est.)
Portugal total population: 77.35 years
male: 74.06 years
female: 80.85 years (2004 est.)
Puerto Rico total population: 77.49 years
male: 73.49 years
female: 81.68 years (2004 est.)
Qatar total population: 73.4 years
male: 70.9 years
female: 76.04 years (2004 est.)
Reunion total population: 73.69 years
male: 70.29 years
female: 77.26 years (2004 est.)
Romania total population: 71.12 years
male: 67.63 years
female: 74.82 years (2004 est.)
Russia total population: 66.39 years
male: 59.91 years
female: 73.27 years (2004 est.)
Rwanda total population: 39.18 years
male: 38.43 years
female: 39.96 years (2004 est.)
Saint Helena total population: 77.57 years
male: 74.67 years
female: 80.61 years (2004 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis total population: 71.86 years
male: 69.03 years
female: 74.86 years (2004 est.)
Saint Lucia total population: 73.34 years
male: 69.78 years
female: 77.16 years (2004 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon total population: 78.28 years
male: 75.97 years
female: 80.7 years (2004 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines total population: 73.35 years
male: 71.54 years
female: 75.21 years (2004 est.)
Samoa total population: 70.41 years
male: 67.64 years
female: 73.33 years (2004 est.)
San Marino total population: 81.53 years
male: 78.02 years
female: 85.34 years (2004 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe total population: 66.63 years
male: 65.11 years
female: 68.21 years (2004 est.)
Saudi Arabia total population: 75.23 years
male: 73.26 years
female: 77.3 years (2004 est.)
Senegal total population: 56.56 years
male: 54.94 years
female: 58.23 years (2004 est.)
Serbia and Montenegro total population: 74.4 years
male: 71.9 years
female: 77.12 years (2004 est.)
Seychelles total population: 71.53 years
male: 66.1 years
female: 77.14 years (2004 est.)
Sierra Leone total population: 42.69 years
male: 40.23 years
female: 45.21 years (2004 est.)
Singapore total population: 81.53 years
male: 78.96 years
female: 84.29 years (2004 est.)
Slovakia total population: 74.19 years
male: 70.21 years
female: 78.37 years (2004 est.)
Slovenia total population: 75.93 years
male: 72.18 years
female: 79.92 years (2004 est.)
Solomon Islands total population: 72.38 years
male: 69.9 years
female: 74.98 years (2004 est.)
Somalia total population: 47.71 years
male: 46.02 years
female: 49.46 years (2004 est.)
South Africa total population: 44.19 years
male: 44.39 years
female: 43.98 years (2004 est.)
Spain total population: 79.37 years
male: 76.03 years
female: 82.94 years (2004 est.)
Sri Lanka total population: 72.89 years
male: 70.34 years
female: 75.57 years (2004 est.)
Sudan total population: 58.13 years
male: 56.96 years
female: 59.36 years (2004 est.)
Suriname total population: 69.1 years
male: 66.77 years
female: 71.55 years (2004 est.)
Svalbard total population: NA years
male: NA years
female: NA years
Swaziland total population: 37.54 years
male: 39.1 years
female: 35.94 years (2004 est.)
Sweden total population: 80.3 years
male: 78.12 years
female: 82.62 years (2004 est.)
Switzerland total population: 80.31 years
male: 77.51 years
female: 83.27 years (2004 est.)
Syria total population: 69.71 years
male: 68.47 years
female: 71.02 years (2004 est.)
Taiwan total population: 77.06 years
male: 74.31 years
female: 80.08 years (2004 est.)
Tajikistan total population: 64.47 years
male: 61.53 years
female: 67.55 years (2004 est.)
Tanzania total population: 44.39 years
male: 43.2 years
female: 45.61 years (2004 est.)
Thailand total population: 71.41 years
male: 69.23 years
female: 73.71 years (2004 est.)
Togo total population: 53.05 years
male: 51.07 years
female: 55.09 years (2004 est.)
Tokelau total population: NA years
male: 68 years
female: 70 years (2004 est.)
Tonga total population: 69.2 years
male: 66.74 years
female: 71.79 years (2004 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago total population: 69.28 years
male: 66.86 years
female: 71.82 years (2004 est.)
Tunisia total population: 74.66 years
male: 73 years
female: 76.44 years (2004 est.)
Turkey total population: 72.08 years
male: 69.68 years
female: 74.61 years (2004 est.)
Turkmenistan total population: 61.29 years
male: 57.87 years
female: 64.88 years (2004 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands total population: 74.25 years
male: 72.05 years
female: 76.57 years (2004 est.)
Tuvalu total population: 67.66 years
male: 65.47 years
female: 69.96 years (2004 est.)
Uganda total population: 45.28 years
male: 43.76 years
female: 46.83 years (2004 est.)
Ukraine total population: 66.68 years
male: 61.35 years
female: 72.27 years (2004 est.)
United Arab Emirates total population: 74.99 years
male: 72.51 years
female: 77.6 years (2004 est.)
United Kingdom total population: 78.27 years
male: 75.84 years
female: 80.83 years (2004 est.)
United States total population: 77.43 years
male: 74.63 years
female: 80.36 years (2004 est.)
Uruguay total population: 75.92 years
male: 72.71 years
female: 79.24 years (2004 est.)
Uzbekistan total population: 64.09 years
male: 60.67 years
female: 67.69 years (2004 est.)
Vanuatu total population: 62.1 years
male: 60.64 years
female: 63.63 years (2004 est.)
Venezuela total population: 74.06 years
male: 71.02 years
female: 77.32 years (2004 est.)
Vietnam total population: 70.35 years
male: 67.86 years
female: 73.02 years (2004 est.)
Virgin Islands total population: 78.75 years
male: 74.91 years
female: 82.82 years (2004 est.)
Wallis and Futuna total population: NA years
male: NA years
female: NA years
West Bank total population: 72.88 years
male: 71.14 years
female: 74.72 years (2004 est.)
Western Sahara total population: NA years
male: NA years
female: NA years
World total population: 64.05 years
male: 62.48 years
female: 65.7 years (2004 est.)
Yemen total population: 61.36 years
male: 59.53 years
female: 63.29 years (2004 est.)
Zambia total population: 35.18 years
male: 35.19 years
female: 35.17 years (2004 est.)
Zimbabwe total population: 37.82 years
male: 38.63 years
female: 36.99 years (2004 est.)

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