Life Expectancy for Countries, 2014

Find the average life expectancy for each country and the world. As of 2014, the country with the highest life expectancy is Monaco at 89.57 years; the country with the lowest life expectancy is Chad at just 49.44 years.

RankCountryLife expectancy
1Monaco 89.57
2Macau 84.48
3Japan 84.46
4Singapore 84.38
5San Marino 83.18
6Hong Kong 82.78
7Andorra 82.65
8Switzerland 82.39
9Guernsey 82.39
10Australia 82.07
11Italy 82.03
12Sweden 81.89
13Liechtenstein 81.68
14Canada 81.67
15France 81.66
16Jersey 81.66
17Norway 81.60
18Spain 81.47
19Israel 81.28
20Iceland 81.22
21Anguilla 81.20
22Netherlands 81.12
23Bermuda 81.04
24Cayman Islands 81.02
25Isle of Man 80.98
26New Zealand 80.93
27Ireland 80.56
28Germany 80.44
29United Kingdom 80.42
30Greece 80.30
31Saint Pierre and Miquelon 80.26
32Austria 80.17
33Malta 80.11
34Faroe Islands 80.11
35Luxembourg 80.01
36Belgium 79.92
37European Union 79.86
38Taiwan 79.84
39Korea, South 79.80
40Virgin Islands 79.75
41Finland 79.69
42United States 79.56
43Turks and Caicos Islands 79.55
44Wallis and Futuna 79.42
45Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 79.21
46Gibraltar 79.13
47Puerto Rico 79.09
48Denmark 79.09
49Portugal 79.01
50Guam 78.82
51Bahrain 78.58
52Chile 78.44
53Qatar 78.38
54Cyprus 78.34
55Czech Republic 78.31
56Panama 78.30
57British Virgin Islands 78.29
58Costa Rica 78.23
59Cuba 78.22
60Albania 77.96
61Slovenia 77.83
62Dominican Republic 77.80
63Northern Mariana Islands 77.64
64Kuwait 77.64
65Sint Maarten 77.61
66Argentina 77.51
67Saint Lucia 77.41
68New Caledonia 77.31
69Lebanon 77.22
70United Arab Emirates 77.09
71Uruguay 76.81
72Paraguay 76.80
73French Polynesia 76.79
74Brunei 76.77
75Slovakia 76.69
76Poland 76.65
77Dominica 76.59
78Morocco 76.51
79Croatia 76.41
80Algeria 76.39
81Ecuador 76.36
82Aruba 76.35
83Sri Lanka 76.35
84Bosnia and Herzegovina 76.33
85Antigua and Barbuda 76.12
86Libya 76.04
87Lithuania 75.98
88Tonga 75.82
89Macedonia 75.80
90Georgia 75.72
91West Bank 75.69
92Tunisia 75.68
93Hungary 75.46
94Mexico 75.43
95Cook Islands 75.38
96Saint Kitts and Nevis 75.29
97Colombia 75.25
98Mauritius 75.17
99Maldives 75.15
100China 75.15
101Serbia 75.02
102Barbados 74.99
103Oman 74.97
104American Samoa 74.91
105Solomon Islands 74.89
106Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 74.86
107Saudi Arabia 74.82
108Romania 74.69
109Gaza Strip 74.64
110Malaysia 74.52
111Venezuela 74.39
112Bulgaria 74.33
113Seychelles 74.25
114El Salvador 74.18
115Thailand 74.18
116Armenia 74.12
117Jordan 74.10
118Estonia 74.07
119Montserrat 73.90
120Grenada 73.80
121Jamaica 73.48
122Egypt 73.45
123Latvia 73.44
124Turkey 73.29
125Uzbekistan 73.29
126Brazil 73.28
127Peru 73.23
128Samoa 73.21
129Vietnam 72.91
130Nicaragua 72.72
131Vanuatu 72.72
132Palau 72.60
133Marshall Islands 72.58
134Philippines 72.48
135Micronesia, Federated States of 72.35
136Trinidad and Tobago 72.29
137Indonesia 72.17
138Belarus 72.15
139Fiji 72.15
140Bahamas, The 71.93
141Azerbaijan 71.91
142Greenland 71.82
143Guatemala 71.74
144Suriname 71.69
145Cabo Verde 71.57
146Iraq 71.42
147Honduras 70.91
148Iran 70.89
149Bangladesh 70.65
150Kazakhstan 70.24
151Russia 70.16
152Moldova 70.12
153Kyrgyzstan 70.06
154Korea, North 69.81
155Turkmenistan 69.47
156Ukraine 69.14
157Bhutan 68.98
158Mongolia 68.98
159Bolivia 68.55
160Belize 68.49
161Syria 68.41
162Guyana 67.81
163India 67.80
164Timor-Leste 67.39
165Nepal 67.19
166Tajikistan 67.06
167Pakistan 67.05
168Papua New Guinea 66.85
169Nauru 66.40
170Burma 65.94
171Tuvalu 65.81
172Ghana 65.75
173Kiribati 65.47
174Madagascar 65.20
175Yemen 64.83
176Gambia, The 64.36
177Sao Tome and Principe 64.22
178Togo 64.06
179Cambodia 63.78
180Kenya 63.52
181Eritrea 63.51
182Laos 63.51
183Equatorial Guinea 63.49
184Comoros 63.48
185Sudan 63.32
186Haiti 63.18
187Djibouti 62.40
188Mauritania 62.28
189Western Sahara 62.27
190Tanzania 61.24
191Benin 61.07
192Senegal 60.95
193Ethiopia 60.75
194Malawi 59.99
195Guinea 59.60
196Burundi 59.55
197Rwanda 59.26
198Congo, Republic of the 58.52
199Liberia 58.21
200Cote d'Ivoire 58.01
201Sierra Leone 57.39
202Cameroon 57.35
203Congo, Democratic Republic of the 56.54
204Zimbabwe 55.68
205Angola 55.29
206Mali 54.95
207Burkina Faso 54.78
208Niger 54.74
209Uganda 54.46
210Botswana 54.06
211Lesotho 52.65
212Nigeria 52.62
213Mozambique 52.60
214Gabon 52.06
215Namibia 51.85
216Zambia 51.83
217Somalia 51.58
218Central African Republic 51.35
219Swaziland 50.54
220Afghanistan 50.49
221Guinea-Bissau 49.87
222South Africa 49.56
223Chad 49.44
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