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Life Expectancy for Countries, 2011

Find the average life expectancy for each country and the world. As of 2011, the country with the highest life expectancy is Monaco at 89.73 years; the country with the lowest life expectancy is Angola at just 38.76 years.

RankCountryLife expectancy
1Monaco 89.73
2Macau 84.41
3San Marino 83.01
4Andorra 82.43
5Japan 82.25
6Guernsey 82.16
7Singapore 82.14
8Hong Kong 82.04
9Australia 81.81
10Italy 81.77
11Jersey 81.38
12Canada 81.38
13France 81.19
14Spain 81.17
15Switzerland 81.07
16Sweden 81.07
17Israel 80.96
18Iceland 80.90
19Anguilla 80.87
20Bermuda 80.71
21Cayman Islands 80.68
22Isle of Man 80.64
23New Zealand 80.59
24Liechtenstein 80.31
25Norway 80.20
26Ireland 80.19
27Germany 80.07
28United Kingdom 80.05
29Jordan 80.05
30Greece 79.92
31Saint Pierre and Miquelon 79.87
32Austria 79.78
33Faroe Islands 79.72
34Malta 79.72
35Netherlands 79.68
36Luxembourg 79.61
37Belgium 79.51
38Virgin Islands 79.33
39Finland 79.27
40Turks and Caicos Islands 79.11
41Korea, South 79.05
42Wallis and Futuna 78.98
43Puerto Rico 78.92
44European Union 78.82
45Bosnia and Herzegovina 78.81
46Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 78.76
47Gibraltar 78.68
48Denmark 78.63
49Portugal 78.54
50United States 78.37
51Taiwan 78.32
52Bahrain 78.15
53Cyprus 77.82
54Panama 77.79
55Costa Rica 77.72
56Chile 77.70
57Cuba 77.70
58Libya 77.65
59British Virgin Islands 77.63
60Albania 77.41
61Dominican Republic 77.31
62Slovenia 77.30
63Czech Republic 77.19
64Georgia 77.12
65French Polynesia 77.10
66Kuwait 77.09
67Northern Mariana Islands 77.08
68Argentina 76.95
69Saint Lucia 76.84
70New Caledonia 76.75
71United Arab Emirates 76.51
72Mexico 76.47
73Uruguay 76.21
74Paraguay 76.19
75Brunei 76.17
76Poland 76.05
77Dominica 75.98
78Morocco 75.90
79Slovakia 75.83
80Croatia 75.79
81Sri Lanka 75.73
82Ecuador 75.73
83Aruba 75.72
84Qatar 75.70
85Antigua and Barbuda 75.48
86Lithuania 75.34
87Tonga 75.16
88Macedonia 75.14
89West Bank 75.01
90Lebanon 75.01
91Tunisia 75.01
92Hungary 74.79
93Cook Islands 74.70
94Syria 74.69
95China 74.68
96Saint Kitts and Nevis 74.60
97Colombia 74.55
98Algeria 74.50
99Mauritius 74.48
100Maldives 74.45
101Barbados 74.34
102Serbia 74.32
103Suriname 74.22
104Oman 74.22
105American Samoa 74.21
106Solomon Islands 74.18
107Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 74.15
108Saudi Arabia 74.11
109Romania 73.98
110Venezuela 73.93
111Gaza Strip 73.92
112Malaysia 73.79
113Thailand 73.60
114Bulgaria 73.59
115Seychelles 73.52
116Jamaica 73.45
117El Salvador 73.44
118Estonia 73.33
119Armenia 73.23
120Montserrat 73.16
121Grenada 73.04
122Latvia 72.68
123Egypt 72.66
124Brazil 72.53
125Uzbekistan 72.51
126Turkey 72.50
127Peru 72.47
128Samoa 72.40
129Vietnam 72.18
130Nicaragua 71.90
131Palau 71.78
132Marshall Islands 71.76
133Philippines 71.66
134Micronesia, Federated States of 71.52
135Trinidad and Tobago 71.37
136Moldova 71.37
137Indonesia 71.33
138Fiji 71.31
139Belarus 71.20
140Bahamas, The 71.18
141Greenland 70.96
142Guatemala 70.88
143Cape Verde 70.70
144Honduras 70.61
145Iraq 70.55
146Iran 70.06
147Kyrgyzstan 70.04
148Bangladesh 69.75
149Korea, North 68.89
150Ukraine 68.58
151Turkmenistan 68.52
152Kazakhstan 68.51
153Mongolia 68.31
154Belize 68.23
155Timor-Leste 67.95
156Bolivia 67.57
157Azerbaijan 67.36
158Bhutan 67.30
159Guyana 67.08
160India 66.80
161Russia 66.29
162Papua New Guinea 66.24
163Nepal 66.16
164Tajikistan 66.03
165Pakistan 65.99
166Nauru 65.35
167Burma 64.88
168Tuvalu 64.75
169Vanuatu 64.70
170Kiribati 64.39
171Comoros 64.20
172Yemen 63.74
173Madagascar 63.63
174Gambia, The 63.51
175Sao Tome and Principe 63.11
176Togo 62.71
177Cambodia 62.67
178Eritrea 62.52
179Laos 62.39
180Equatorial Guinea 62.37
181Haiti 62.17
182Djibouti 61.14
183Mauritania 61.14
184Western Sahara 61.13
185Ghana 61.00
186Benin 59.84
187Senegal 59.78
188Kenya 59.48
189Burundi 58.78
190Guinea 58.11
191Botswana 58.05
192Rwanda 58.02
193Liberia 57.00
194Cote d'Ivoire 56.78
195Ethiopia 56.19
196Sierra Leone 56.13
197Sudan 55.42
198Congo, Democratic Republic of the 55.33
199Congo, Republic of the 54.91
200Cameroon 54.39
201Burkina Faso 53.70
202Niger 53.40
203Uganda 53.24
204Tanzania 52.85
205Mali 52.61
206Gabon 52.49
207Zambia 52.36
208Namibia 52.19
209Mozambique 51.78
210Malawi 51.70
211Lesotho 51.63
212Somalia 50.40
213Central African Republic 50.07
214Zimbabwe 49.64
215South Africa 49.33
216Guinea-Bissau 48.70
217Swaziland 48.66
218Chad 48.33
219Nigeria 47.56
220Afghanistan 45.02
221Angola 38.76

Source: CIA, World Factbook.

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