Life Expectancy for Countries, 2009

Find the average life expectancy for each country and the world. As of 2009, the country with the highest life expectancy is Macau at 84.4 years; the country with the lowest life expectancy is Swaziland at just 31.9 years. The average lifespan for the entire world is 66.6 years.

CountryLife ExpectancyCountryLife ExpectancyCountryLife Expectancy
Afghanistan 44.6Greece 79.7Pakistan 64.5
Albania 78Greenland 70.1Palau 71.2
Algeria 74Grenada 66Panama 77.2
American Samoa 73.7Guam 78Papua New Guinea 66.3
Andorra 82.5Guatemala 70.3Paraguay 75.8
Angola 38.2Guernsey 80.8Peru 70.7
Anguilla 80.7Guinea 57.1Philippines 71.1
Antigua and Barbuda 74.8Guinea-Bissau 47.9Poland 75.6
Argentina 76.6Guyana 66.7Portugal 78.2
Armenia 72.7Haiti 60.8Puerto Rico 78.5
Aruba 75.3Honduras 69.4Qatar 75.3
Australia 81.6Hong Kong 81.9Romania 72.5
Austria 79.5Hungary 73.4Russia 66
Azerbaijan 66.7Iceland 80.7Rwanda 50.5
Bahamas, The 65.8India 69.9Saint Barthelemy 78.6
Bahrain 75.2Indonesia 70.8Saint Helena 78.4
Bangladesh 60.2Iran 71.1Saint Kitts and Nevis 73.2
Barbados 73.9Iraq 69.9Saint Lucia 76.5
Belarus 70.6Ireland 78.2Saint Martin 78.6
Belgium 79.2Isle of Man 78.8Saint Pierre and Miquelon 79.1
Belize 68.2Israel 80.7Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 73.7
Benin 59Italy 80.2Samoa 71.9
Bermuda 80.4Jamaica 73.5San Marino 82
Bhutan 66.1Japan 82.1Sao Tome and Principe 68.3
Bolivia 66.9Jersey 79.8Saudi Arabia 76.3
Bosnia and Herzegovina 78.5Jordan 78.9Senegal 59
Botswana 61.9Kazakhstan 67.9Serbia 73.9
Brazil 72Kenya 57.9Seychelles 73
Brunei 75.7Kiribati 63.2Sierra Leone 41.2
Bulgaria 73.1Kosovo 69.6Singapore 82
Burkina Faso 53Kuwait 77.7Slovakia 75.4
Burma 63.4Kyrgyzstan 69.4Slovenia 76.9
Burundi 52.1Laos 56.7Solomon Islands 73.7
Cambodia 62.1Latvia 72.2Somalia 49.6
Cameroon 53.7Lebanon 73.7South Africa 49
Canada 81.2Lesotho 40.4Korea, South 78.7
Cape Verde 71.6Liberia 41.8Spain 80
Cayman Islands 80.4Libya 77.3Sri Lanka 75.1
Central African Republic 44.5Liechtenstein 80.1Sudan 51.4
Chad 47.7Lithuania 74.9Suriname 73.7
Chile 77.3Luxembourg 79.3Swaziland 31.9
China 73.5Macau 84.4Sweden 80.9
Colombia 72.8Macedonia 74.7Switzerland 80.8
Comoros 63.5Madagascar 62.9Syria 71.2
Congo (Brazzaville) 54.1Malawi 43.8Taiwan 78
Congo (Kinshasa) 54.4Malaysia 73.3Tajikistan 65.3
Cook Islands 74.2Maldives 74Tanzania 52
Costa Rica 77.6Mali 50.4Thailand 73.1
Cote d'Ivoire 55.5Malta 79.4Timor-Leste 67.3
Croatia 75.3Marshall Islands 71.2Togo 58.7
Cuba 77.5Mauritania 60.4Tonga 70.7
Cyprus 78.3Mauritius 74Trinidad and Tobago 70.9
Czech Republic 76.8Mayotte 62.9Tunisia 75.8
Denmark 78.3Mexico 76.1Turkey 72
Djibouti 43.4Micronesia, Federated States of 70.9Turkmenistan 67.9
Dominica 75.5Moldova 70.8Turks and Caicos Islands 75.4
Dominican Republic 73.7Monaco 80.1Tuvalu 69.3
Ecuador 75.3Mongolia 67.7Uganda 52.7
Egypt 72.1Montenegro 77.4Ukraine 68.2
El Salvador 72.3Montserrat 72.8United Arab Emirates 76.1
Equatorial Guinea 61.6Morocco 71.8United Kingdom 79
Eritrea 61.8Mozambique 41.2United States 78.1
Estonia 72.8Namibia 51.2Uruguay 76.3
Ethiopia 55.4Nauru 64.2Uzbekistan 72
Faroe Islands 79.4Nepal 65.5Vanuatu 64
Fiji 70.7Netherlands 79.4Venezuela 73.6
Finland 79Netherlands Antilles 76.7Vietnam 71.6
France 81New Caledonia 75Virgin Islands, U.S. 79
French Polynesia 76.7New Zealand 80.4Virgin Islands, British 77.3
Gabon 53.1Nicaragua 71.5Wallis and Futuna 78.2
Gambia, The 55.4Niger 52.6West Bank 74.5
Gaza Strip 73.4Nigeria 46.9Western Sahara 54.3
Georgia 76.7Korea, North 63.8World 66.6
Germany 79.3Northern Mariana Islands 76.7Yemen 63.3
Ghana 59.9Norway 80Zambia 38.6
Gibraltar 80.2Oman 74.2Zimbabwe45.8

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, International Database.

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