Life Expectancy – Global List

The figures for life expectancy at birth come from a variety of sources and, surprisingly, vary quite a lot. Nonetheless, they remind us about how startlingly different things can be depending upon the place where you were born. Japan 83.7, Swaziland 49.2 (UN 2015).

Of course, if you survive the first 5 years, your odds improve quite a lot.

Life expectancy at birth

The map gives a quick overview:

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