Life Expectancy in Every Country

The World's Highest and Lowest Life Expectancies

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The list below indicates estimated life expectancy of every country as of 2015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau International Data Base. Life expectancy from birth on this list ranges from a high of 89.5 in Monaco to a low of 49.7 in South Africa. The global average life expectancy for the entire planet is 68.6. Here are the top five highest life expectancies and the five lowest life expectancies:

Highest Life Expectancies 

1) 89.5 years - Monaco

2) 84.7 years - Singapore (tie) 

2) 84.7 years - Japan (tie)

4) 83.2 years - San Marino

5) 82.7 years - Andorra

Lowest Life Expectancies

1) 49.7 years - South Africa

2) 49.8 years - Chad

3) 50.2 years - Guinea-Bissau

4) 50.9 years - Afghanistan

5) 51.1 years - Swaziland

 

Life Expectancy by Country

Afghanistan - 50.9
Albania - 78.1
Algeria - 76.6
Andorra - 82.7
Angola - 55.6
Antigua and Barbuda - 76.3
Argentina - 77.7
Armenia - 74.5
Australia - 82.2
Austria - 80.3
Azerbaijan - 72.2
The Bahamas - 72.2
Bahrain - 78.7
Bangladesh - 70.9
Barbados - 75.2
Belarus - 72.5
Belgium - 80.1
Belize - 68.6
Benin - 61.5
Bhutan - 69.5
Bolivia - 68.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina - 76.6
Botswana - 54.2
Brazil - 73.5
Brunei - 77.0
Bulgaria - 74.6
Burkina Faso - 65.1
Burundi - 60.1
Cambodia - 64.1
Cameroon - 57.9
Canada - 81.8
Cape Verde - 71.9
Central African Republic - 51.8
Chad - 49.8
Chile - 78.6
China - 75.3
Colombia - 75.5
Comoros - 63.9
Congo, Republic of the - 58.8
Congo, Democratic Republic of the - 56.9
Costa Rica - 78.4
Cote d'Ivoire - 58.3
Croatia - 76.6
Cuba - 78.4
Cyprus - 78.5
Czech Republic - 78.5
Denmark - 79.3
Djibouti - 62.8
Dominica - 76.8
Dominican Republic - 78.0
East Timor (Timor-Leste) - 67.7
Ecuador - 76.6
Egypt - 73.7
El Salvador - 74.4
Equatorial Guinea - 63.9
Eritrea - 63.8
Estonia - 74.3
Ethiopia - 61.5
Fiji - 72.4
Finland - 79.8
France - 81.8
Gabon - 52.0
The Gambia - 64.6
Georgia - 76.0
Germany - 80.6
Ghana - 66.2
Greece - 80.4
Grenada - 74.1
Guatemala - 72.0
Guinea - 60.1
Guinea-Bissau - 50.2
Guyana - 68.1
Haiti - 63.5
Honduras - 71.0
Hungary - 75.7
Iceland - 81.3
India - 68.1
Indonesia - 72.5
Iran - 71.2
Iraq - 71.5
Ireland - 80.7
Israel - 81.4
Italy - 82.1
Jamaica - 73.6
Japan - 84.7
Jordan - 80.5
Kazakhstan - 70.6
Kenya - 63.8
Kiribati - 65.8
Korea, North - 70.1
Korea, South - 80.0
Kosovo - 71.3
Kuwait - 77.8
Kyrgyzstan - 70.4
Laos - 63.9
Latvia - 73.7
Lebanon - 75.9
Lesotho - 52.9
Liberia - 58.6
Libya - 76.3
Liechtenstein - 81.8
Lithuania - 76.2
Luxembourg - 80.1
Macedonia - 76.0
Madagascar - 65.6
Malawi - 53.5
Malaysia - 74.8
Maldives - 75.4
Mali - 55.3
Malta - 80.3
Marshall Islands - 72.8
Mauritania - 62.7
Mauritius - 75.4
Mexico - 75.7
Micronesia, Federated States of - 72.6
Moldova - 70.4
Monaco - 89.5
Mongolia - 69.3
Montenegro - 78.4
Morocco - 76.7
Mozambique - 52.9
Myanmar (Burma) - 66.3
Namibia - 51.6
Nauru - 66.8
Nepal - 67.5
Netherlands - 81.2
New Zealand - 81.1
Nicaragua - 73.0
Niger - 55.1
Nigeria - 53.0
Norway - 81.7
Oman - 75.2
Pakistan - 67.4
Palau - 72.9
Panama - 78.5
Papua New Guinea - 67.0
Paraguay - 77.0
Peru - 73.5
Philippines - 72.8
Poland - 76.9
Portugal - 79.2
Qatar - 78.6
Romania - 74.9
Russia - 70.5
Rwanda - 59.7
Saint Kitts and Nevis - 75.7
Saint Lucia - 77.6
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - 75.1
Samoa - 73.5
San Marino - 83.2
Sao Tome and Principe - 64.6
Saudi Arabia - 75.1
Senegal - 61.3
Serbia - 75.3
Seychelles - 74.5
Sierra Leone - 57.8
Singapore - 84.7
Slovakia - 76.7
Slovenia - 7.80
Solomon Islands - 75.1
Somalia - 52.0
South Africa - 49.7
South Sudan - 60.8
Spain - 81.6
Sri Lanka - 76.7
Sudan - 63.7
Suriname - 72.0
Swaziland - 51.1
Sweden - 82.0
Switzerland - 82.5
Syria - 75.6
Taiwan - 80.0
Tajikistan - 67.4
Tanzania - 61.7
Thailand - 74.4
Togo - 64.5
Tonga - 76.0
Trinidad and Tobago - 72.6
Tunisia - 75.9
Turkey - 73.6
Turkmenistan - 69.8
Tuvalu - 66.2
Uganda - 54.9
Ukraine - 69.4
United Arab Emirates - 77.3
United Kingdom - 80.5
United States of America - 79.7
Uruguay - 77.0
Uzbekistan - 73.6
Vanuatu - 73.1
Vatican City (Holy See) - No permanent population
Venezuela - 74.5
Vietnam - 73.2
Yemen - 65.2
Zambia - 52.2
Zimbabwe - 57.1