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Country
Life expectancy at birth (years)
Afghanistan total population: 43.34 years
male: 43.16 years
female: 43.53 years (2006 est.)
Albania total population: 77.43 years
male: 74.78 years
female: 80.34 years (2006 est.)
Algeria total population: 73.26 years
male: 71.68 years
female: 74.92 years (2006 est.)
American Samoa total population: 76.05 years
male: 72.48 years
female: 79.82 years (2006 est.)
Andorra total population: 83.51 years
male: 80.61 years
female: 86.61 years (2006 est.)
Angola total population: 38.62 years
male: 37.47 years
female: 39.83 years (2006 est.)
Anguilla total population: 77.28 years
male: 74.35 years
female: 80.3 years (2006 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda total population: 72.16 years
male: 69.78 years
female: 74.66 years (2006 est.)
Argentina total population: 76.12 years
male: 72.38 years
female: 80.05 years (2006 est.)
Armenia total population: 71.84 years
male: 68.25 years
female: 76.02 years (2006 est.)
Aruba total population: 79.28 years
male: 75.95 years
female: 82.78 years (2006 est.)
Australia total population: 80.5 years
male: 77.64 years
female: 83.52 years (2006 est.)
Austria total population: 79.07 years
male: 76.17 years
female: 82.11 years (2006 est.)
Azerbaijan total population: 63.85 years
male: 59.78 years
female: 68.13 years (2006 est.)
Bahamas, The total population: 65.6 years
male: 62.24 years
female: 69.03 years (2006 est.)
Bahrain total population: 74.45 years
male: 71.97 years
female: 77 years (2006 est.)
Bangladesh total population: 62.46 years
male: 62.47 years
female: 62.45 years (2006 est.)
Barbados total population: 72.79 years
male: 70.79 years
female: 74.82 years (2006 est.)
Belarus total population: 69.08 years
male: 63.47 years
female: 74.98 years (2006 est.)
Belgium total population: 78.77 years
male: 75.59 years
female: 82.09 years (2006 est.)
Belize total population: 68.3 years
male: 66.43 years
female: 70.26 years (2006 est.)
Benin total population: 53.04 years
male: 51.9 years
female: 54.22 years (2006 est.)
Bermuda total population: 77.96 years
male: 75.85 years
female: 80.1 years (2006 est.)
Bhutan total population: 54.78 years
male: 55.02 years
female: 54.53 years (2006 est.)
Bolivia total population: 65.84 years
male: 63.21 years
female: 68.61 years (2006 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina total population: 78 years
male: 74.39 years
female: 81.88 years (2006 est.)
Botswana total population: 33.74 years
male: 33.9 years
female: 33.56 years (2006 est.)
Brazil total population: 71.97 years
male: 68.02 years
female: 76.12 years (2006 est.)
British Virgin Islands total population: 76.68 years
male: 75.56 years
female: 77.84 years (2006 est.)
Brunei total population: 75.01 years
male: 72.57 years
female: 77.59 years (2006 est.)
Bulgaria total population: 72.3 years
male: 68.68 years
female: 76.13 years (2006 est.)
Burkina Faso total population: 48.85 years
male: 47.33 years
female: 50.42 years (2006 est.)
Burma total population: 60.97 years
male: 58.07 years
female: 64.03 years (2006 est.)
Burundi total population: 50.81 years
male: 50.07 years
female: 51.58 years (2006 est.)
Cambodia total population: 59.29 years
male: 57.35 years
female: 61.32 years (2006 est.)
Cameroon total population: 51.16 years
male: 50.98 years
female: 51.34 years (2006 est.)
Canada total population: 80.22 years
male: 76.86 years
female: 83.74 years (2006 est.)
Cape Verde total population: 70.73 years
male: 67.41 years
female: 74.15 years (2006 est.)
Cayman Islands total population: 80.07 years
male: 77.45 years
female: 82.74 years (2006 est.)
Central African Republic total population: 43.54 years
male: 43.46 years
female: 43.62 years (2006 est.)
Chad total population: 47.52 years
male: 45.88 years
female: 49.21 years (2006 est.)
Chile total population: 76.77 years
male: 73.49 years
female: 80.21 years (2006 est.)
China total population: 72.58 years
male: 70.89 years
female: 74.46 years (2006 est.)
Christmas Island total population: NA
male: NA
female: NA
Cocos (Keeling) Islands total population: NA
male: NA
female: NA
Colombia total population: 71.99 years
male: 68.15 years
female: 75.96 years (2006 est.)
Comoros total population: 62.33 years
male: 60 years
female: 64.72 years (2006 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the total population: 51.46 years
male: 50.01 years
female: 52.94 years (2006 est.)
Congo, Republic of the total population: 52.8 years
male: 51.65 years
female: 53.98 years (2006 est.)
Cook Islands total population: NA
male: NA
female: NA
Costa Rica total population: 77.02 years
male: 74.43 years
female: 79.74 years (2006 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire total population: 48.82 years
male: 46.24 years
female: 51.48 years (2006 est.)
Croatia total population: 74.68 years
male: 71.03 years
female: 78.53 years (2006 est.)
Cuba total population: 77.41 years
male: 75.11 years
female: 79.85 years (2006 est.)
Cyprus total population: 77.82 years
male: 75.44 years
female: 80.31 years (2006 est.)
Czech Republic total population: 76.22 years
male: 72.94 years
female: 79.69 years (2006 est.)
Denmark total population: 77.79 years
male: 75.49 years
female: 80.22 years (2006 est.)
Djibouti total population: 43.17 years
male: 41.86 years
female: 44.52 years (2006 est.)
Dominica total population: 74.87 years
male: 71.95 years
female: 77.93 years (2006 est.)
Dominican Republic total population: 71.73 years
male: 70.21 years
female: 73.33 years (2006 est.)
East Timor total population: 66.26 years
male: 63.96 years
female: 68.67 years (2006 est.)
Ecuador total population: 76.42 years
male: 73.55 years
female: 79.43 years (2006 est.)
Egypt total population: 71.29 years
male: 68.77 years
female: 73.93 years (2006 est.)
El Salvador total population: 71.49 years
male: 67.88 years
female: 75.28 years (2006 est.)
Equatorial Guinea total population: 49.54 years
male: 48 years
female: 51.13 years (2006 est.)
Eritrea total population: 59.03 years
male: 57.44 years
female: 60.66 years (2006 est.)
Estonia total population: 72.04 years
male: 66.58 years
female: 77.83 years (2006 est.)
Ethiopia total population: 49.03 years
male: 47.86 years
female: 50.24 years (2006 est.)
European Union total population: 78.3 years
male: 75.1 years
female: 81.6 years (2006 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) total population: NA
male: NA
female: NA
Faroe Islands total population: 79.35 years
male: 75.91 years
female: 82.8 years (2006 est.)
Fiji total population: 69.82 years
male: 67.32 years
female: 72.45 years (2006 est.)
Finland total population: 78.5 years
male: 74.99 years
female: 82.17 years (2006 est.)
France total population: 79.73 years
male: 76.1 years
female: 83.54 years (2006 est.)
French Guiana total population: 77.27 years
male: 73.95 years
female: 80.75 years (2006 est.)
French Polynesia total population: 76.1 years
male: 73.69 years
female: 78.63 years (2006 est.)
Gabon total population: 54.49 years
male: 53.21 years
female: 55.81 years (2006 est.)
Gambia, The total population: 54.14 years
male: 52.3 years
female: 56.03 years (2006 est.)
Gaza Strip total population: 71.97 years
male: 70.67 years
female: 73.34 years (2006 est.)
Georgia total population: 76.09 years
male: 72.8 years
female: 79.87 years (2006 est.)
Germany total population: 78.8 years
male: 75.81 years
female: 81.96 years (2006 est.)
Ghana total population: 58.87 years
male: 58.07 years
female: 59.69 years (2006 est.)
Gibraltar total population: 79.8 years
male: 76.92 years
female: 82.83 years (2006 est.)
Greece total population: 79.24 years
male: 76.72 years
female: 81.91 years (2006 est.)
Greenland total population: 69.94 years
male: 66.36 years
female: 73.6 years (2006 est.)
Grenada total population: 64.87 years
male: 63.06 years
female: 66.68 years (2006 est.)
Guadeloupe total population: 78.06 years
male: 74.91 years
female: 81.37 years (2006 est.)
Guam total population: 78.58 years
male: 75.52 years
female: 81.83 years (2006 est.)
Guatemala total population: 69.38 years
male: 67.65 years
female: 71.18 years (2006 est.)
Guernsey total population: 80.42 years
male: 77.41 years
female: 83.53 years (2006 est.)
Guinea total population: 49.5 years
male: 48.34 years
female: 50.7 years (2006 est.)
Guinea-Bissau total population: 46.87 years
male: 45.05 years
female: 48.75 years (2006 est.)
Guyana total population: 65.86 years
male: 63.21 years
female: 68.65 years (2006 est.)
Haiti total population: 53.23 years
male: 51.89 years
female: 54.6 years (2006 est.)
Honduras total population: 69.33 years
male: 67.75 years
female: 70.98 years (2006 est.)
Hong Kong total population: 81.59 years
male: 78.9 years
female: 84.5 years (2006 est.)
Hungary total population: 72.66 years
male: 68.45 years
female: 77.14 years (2006 est.)
Iceland total population: 80.31 years
male: 78.23 years
female: 82.48 years (2006 est.)
India total population: 64.71 years
male: 63.9 years
female: 65.57 years (2006 est.)
Indonesia total population: 69.87 years
male: 67.42 years
female: 72.45 years (2006 est.)
Iran total population: 70.26 years
male: 68.86 years
female: 71.74 years (2006 est.)
Iraq total population: 69.01 years
male: 67.76 years
female: 70.31 years (2006 est.)
Ireland total population: 77.73 years
male: 75.11 years
female: 80.52 years (2006 est.)
Isle of Man total population: 78.49 years
male: 75.14 years
female: 82.02 years (2006 est.)
Israel total population: 79.46 years
male: 77.33 years
female: 81.7 years (2006 est.)
Italy total population: 79.81 years
male: 76.88 years
female: 82.94 years (2006 est.)
Jamaica total population: 73.24 years
male: 71.54 years
female: 75.03 years (2006 est.)
Japan total population: 81.25 years
male: 77.96 years
female: 84.7 years (2006 est.)
Jersey total population: 79.38 years
male: 76.89 years
female: 82.05 years (2006 est.)
Jordan total population: 78.4 years
male: 75.9 years
female: 81.05 years (2006 est.)
Kazakhstan total population: 66.89 years
male: 61.56 years
female: 72.52 years (2006 est.)
Kenya total population: 48.93 years
male: 49.78 years
female: 48.07 years (2006 est.)
Kiribati total population: 62.08 years
male: 59.06 years
female: 65.24 years (2006 est.)
Korea, North total population: 71.65 years
male: 68.92 years
female: 74.51 years (2006 est.)
Korea, South total population: 77.04 years
male: 73.61 years
female: 80.75 years (2006 est.)
Kuwait total population: 77.2 years
male: 76.13 years
female: 78.31 years (2006 est.)
Kyrgyzstan total population: 68.49 years
male: 64.48 years
female: 72.7 years (2006 est.)
Laos total population: 55.49 years
male: 53.45 years
female: 57.61 years (2006 est.)
Latvia total population: 71.33 years
male: 66.08 years
female: 76.85 years (2006 est.)
Lebanon total population: 72.88 years
male: 70.41 years
female: 75.48 years (2006 est.)
Lesotho total population: 34.4 years
male: 35.55 years
female: 33.21 years (2006 est.)
Liberia total population: 39.65 years
male: 37.99 years
female: 41.35 years (2006 est.)
Libya total population: 76.69 years
male: 74.46 years
female: 79.02 years (2006 est.)
Liechtenstein total population: 79.68 years
male: 76.1 years
female: 83.28 years (2006 est.)
Lithuania total population: 74.2 years
male: 69.2 years
female: 79.49 years (2006 est.)
Luxembourg total population: 78.89 years
male: 75.6 years
female: 82.38 years (2006 est.)
Macau total population: 82.19 years
male: 79.36 years
female: 85.17 years (2006 est.)
Macedonia total population: 73.97 years
male: 71.51 years
female: 76.62 years (2006 est.)
Madagascar total population: 57.34 years
male: 54.93 years
female: 59.82 years (2006 est.)
Malawi total population: 41.7 years
male: 41.93 years
female: 41.45 years (2006 est.)
Malaysia total population: 72.5 years
male: 69.8 years
female: 75.38 years (2006 est.)
Maldives total population: 64.41 years
male: 63.08 years
female: 65.8 years (2006 est.)
Mali total population: 49 years
male: 47.05 years
female: 51.01 years (2006 est.)
Malta total population: 79.01 years
male: 76.83 years
female: 81.31 years (2006 est.)
Marshall Islands total population: 70.31 years
male: 68.33 years
female: 72.39 years (2006 est.)
Martinique total population: 79.18 years
male: 79.5 years
female: 78.85 years (2006 est.)
Mauritania total population: 53.12 years
male: 50.88 years
female: 55.42 years (2006 est.)
Mauritius total population: 72.63 years
male: 68.66 years
female: 76.66 years (2006 est.)
Mayotte total population: 61.76 years
male: 59.57 years
female: 64.02 years (2006 est.)
Mexico total population: 75.41 years
male: 72.63 years
female: 78.33 years (2006 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of total population: 70.05 years
male: 68.24 years
female: 71.95 years (2006 est.)
Moldova total population: 65.65 years
male: 61.61 years
female: 69.88 years (2006 est.)
Monaco total population: 79.69 years
male: 75.85 years
female: 83.74 years (2006 est.)
Mongolia total population: 64.89 years
male: 62.64 years
female: 67.25 years (2006 est.)
Montserrat total population: 78.85 years
male: 76.67 years
female: 81.14 years (2006 est.)
Morocco total population: 70.94 years
male: 68.62 years
female: 73.37 years (2006 est.)
Mozambique total population: 39.82 years
male: 39.53 years
female: 40.13 years (2006 est.)
Namibia total population: 43.39 years
male: 44.46 years
female: 42.29 years (2006 est.)
Nauru total population: 63.08 years
male: 59.5 years
female: 66.84 years (2006 est.)
Nepal total population: 60.18 years
male: 60.43 years
female: 59.91 years (2006 est.)
Netherlands total population: 78.96 years
male: 76.39 years
female: 81.67 years (2006 est.)
Netherlands Antilles total population: 76.03 years
male: 73.76 years
female: 78.41 years (2006 est.)
New Caledonia total population: 74.27 years
male: 71.29 years
female: 77.39 years (2006 est.)
New Zealand total population: 78.81 years
male: 75.82 years
female: 81.93 years (2006 est.)
Nicaragua total population: 70.63 years
male: 68.55 years
female: 72.81 years (2006 est.)
Niger total population: 43.76 years
male: 43.8 years
female: 43.73 years (2006 est.)
Nigeria total population: 47.08 years
male: 46.52 years
female: 47.66 years (2006 est.)
Niue total population: NA
male: NA
female: NA
Norfolk Island total population: NA
male: NA
female: NA
Northern Mariana Islands total population: 76.09 years
male: 73.5 years
female: 78.83 years (2006 est.)
Norway total population: 79.54 years
male: 76.91 years
female: 82.31 years (2006 est.)
Oman total population: 73.37 years
male: 71.14 years
female: 75.72 years (2006 est.)
Pakistan total population: 63.39 years
male: 62.4 years
female: 64.44 years (2006 est.)
Palau total population: 70.42 years
male: 67.26 years
female: 73.77 years (2006 est.)
Panama total population: 75.22 years
male: 72.68 years
female: 77.87 years (2006 est.)
Papua New Guinea total population: 65.28 years
male: 63.08 years
female: 67.58 years (2006 est.)
Paraguay total population: 75.1 years
male: 72.56 years
female: 77.78 years (2006 est.)
Peru total population: 69.84 years
male: 68.05 years
female: 71.71 years (2006 est.)
Philippines total population: 70.21 years
male: 67.32 years
female: 73.24 years (2006 est.)
Pitcairn Islands total population: NA
male: NA
female: NA
Poland total population: 74.97 years
male: 70.95 years
female: 79.23 years (2006 est.)
Portugal total population: 77.7 years
male: 74.43 years
female: 81.2 years (2006 est.)
Puerto Rico total population: 78.4 years
male: 74.46 years
female: 82.54 years (2006 est.)
Qatar total population: 73.9 years
male: 71.37 years
female: 76.57 years (2006 est.)
Reunion total population: 74.18 years
male: 70.78 years
female: 77.75 years (2006 est.)
Romania total population: 71.63 years
male: 68.14 years
female: 75.34 years (2006 est.)
Russia total population: 67.08 years
male: 60.45 years
female: 74.1 years (2006 est.)
Rwanda total population: 47.3 years
male: 46.26 years
female: 48.38 years (2006 est.)
Saint Helena total population: 77.93 years
male: 75.02 years
female: 80.98 years (2006 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis total population: 72.4 years
male: 69.56 years
female: 75.42 years (2006 est.)
Saint Lucia total population: 73.84 years
male: 70.29 years
female: 77.65 years (2006 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon total population: 78.61 years
male: 76.27 years
female: 81.06 years (2006 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines total population: 73.85 years
male: 71.99 years
female: 75.77 years (2006 est.)
Samoa total population: 71 years
male: 68.2 years
female: 73.94 years (2006 est.)
San Marino total population: 81.71 years
male: 78.23 years
female: 85.5 years (2006 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe total population: 67.31 years
male: 65.73 years
female: 68.95 years (2006 est.)
Saudi Arabia total population: 75.67 years
male: 73.66 years
female: 77.78 years (2006 est.)
Senegal total population: 59.25 years
male: 57.7 years
female: 60.85 years (2006 est.)
Serbia total population: 74 years
male: 71 years
female: 76 years
Seychelles total population: 72.08 years
male: 66.69 years
female: 77.63 years (2006 est.)
Sierra Leone total population: 40.22 years
male: 38.05 years
female: 42.46 years (2006 est.)
Singapore total population: 81.71 years
male: 79.13 years
female: 84.49 years (2006 est.)
Slovakia total population: 74.73 years
male: 70.76 years
female: 78.89 years (2006 est.)
Slovenia total population: 76.33 years
male: 72.63 years
female: 80.29 years (2006 est.)
Solomon Islands total population: 72.91 years
male: 70.4 years
female: 75.55 years (2006 est.)
Somalia total population: 48.47 years
male: 46.71 years
female: 50.28 years (2006 est.)
South Africa total population: 42.73 years
male: 43.25 years
female: 42.19 years (2006 est.)
Spain total population: 79.65 years
male: 76.32 years
female: 83.2 years (2006 est.)
Sri Lanka total population: 73.41 years
male: 70.83 years
female: 76.12 years (2006 est.)
Sudan total population: 58.92 years
male: 57.69 years
female: 60.21 years (2006 est.)
Suriname total population: 69.01 years
male: 66.66 years
female: 71.47 years (2006 est.)
Svalbard total population: NA
male: NA
female: NA
Swaziland total population: 32.62 years
male: 32.1 years
female: 33.17 years (2006 est.)
Sweden total population: 80.51 years
male: 78.29 years
female: 82.87 years (2006 est.)
Switzerland total population: 80.51 years
male: 77.69 years
female: 83.48 years (2006 est.)
Syria total population: 70.32 years
male: 69.01 years
female: 71.7 years (2006 est.)
Taiwan total population: 77.43 years
male: 74.67 years
female: 80.47 years (2006 est.)
Tajikistan total population: 64.94 years
male: 62.03 years
female: 68 years (2006 est.)
Tanzania total population: 45.64 years
male: 44.93 years
female: 46.37 years (2006 est.)
Thailand total population: 72.25 years
male: 69.95 years
female: 74.68 years (2006 est.)
Togo total population: 57.42 years
male: 55.41 years
female: 59.49 years (2006 est.)
Tokelau total population: NA
male: NA
female: NA
Tonga total population: 69.82 years
male: 67.32 years
female: 72.45 years (2006 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago total population: 66.76 years
male: 65.71 years
female: 67.86 years (2006 est.)
Tunisia total population: 75.12 years
male: 73.4 years
female: 76.96 years (2006 est.)
Turkey total population: 72.62 years
male: 70.18 years
female: 75.18 years (2006 est.)
Turkmenistan total population: 61.83 years
male: 58.43 years
female: 65.41 years (2006 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands total population: 74.73 years
male: 72.48 years
female: 77.08 years (2006 est.)
Tuvalu total population: 68.32 years
male: 66.08 years
female: 70.66 years (2006 est.)
Uganda total population: 52.67 years
male: 51.68 years
female: 53.69 years (2006 est.)
Ukraine total population: 69.98 years
male: 64.71 years
female: 75.59 years (2006 est.)
United Arab Emirates total population: 75.44 years
male: 72.92 years
female: 78.08 years (2006 est.)
United Kingdom total population: 78.54 years
male: 76.09 years
female: 81.13 years (2006 est.)
United States total population: 77.85 years
male: 75.02 years
female: 80.82 years (2006 est.)
Uruguay total population: 76.33 years
male: 73.12 years
female: 79.65 years (2006 est.)
Uzbekistan total population: 64.58 years
male: 61.19 years
female: 68.14 years (2006 est.)
Vanuatu total population: 62.85 years
male: 61.34 years
female: 64.44 years (2006 est.)
Venezuela total population: 74.54 years
male: 71.49 years
female: 77.81 years (2006 est.)
Vietnam total population: 70.85 years
male: 68.05 years
female: 73.85 years (2006 est.)
Virgin Islands total population: 79.05 years
male: 75.24 years
female: 83.09 years (2006 est.)
Wallis and Futuna total population: NA years
male: NA years
female: NA years
West Bank total population: 73.27 years
male: 71.5 years
female: 75.15 years (2006 est.)
Western Sahara total population: NA years
male: NA years
female: NA years
World total population: 64.77 years
male: 63.16 years
female: 66.47 years (2006 est.)
Yemen total population: 62.12 years
male: 60.23 years
female: 64.11 years (2006 est.)
Zambia total population: 40.03 years
male: 39.76 years
female: 40.31 years (2006 est.)
Zimbabwe total population: 39.29 years
male: 40.39 years
female: 38.16 years (2006 est.)

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