Average life expectancy of all countries in the world

List with the average life expectancy at birth of all countries in the world, ranked from highest to lowest. This list also distinguishes the average life expectancy of the male population from the female population in each geographical area. Data collected from World Health Organization.

Rank
Flag
Country or Area
Life Expectancy
(2016)
Male
Life Expectancy
(2016)
Female
Life Expectancy
(2016)
1Japan84.2081.1087.10
2Switzerland83.3081.2085.20
3Spain83.1080.3085.70
4Australia82.9081.0084.80
4France82.9080.1085.70
4Singapore82.9080.8085.00
7Canada82.8080.9084.70
7Italy82.8080.5084.90
9Republic of Korea82.7079.5085.60
10Norway82.5080.6084.30
11Iceland82.4080.9083.90
11Luxembourg82.4080.1084.60
11Sweden82.4080.6084.10
14Israel82.3080.3084.20
15New Zealand82.2080.5084.00
16Austria81.9079.4084.20
17Netherlands81.6080.0083.20
18Ireland81.5079.7083.40
18Malta81.5079.6083.30
18Portugal81.5078.3084.50
21Finland81.4078.7084.20
21United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland81.4079.7083.20
23Belgium81.2078.8083.50
23Denmark81.2079.3083.20
23Greece81.2078.7083.70
26Germany81.0078.7083.30
27Slovenia80.9078.0083.70
28Cyprus80.7078.4083.10
29Costa Rica79.6077.0082.20
30Chile79.5076.5082.40
31Czechia79.2076.2082.10
32Bahrain79.1078.6079.60
33Cuba79.0076.8081.30
34United States of America78.5076.0081.00
35Maldives78.4077.2079.90
36Croatia78.3075.0081.50
37Qatar78.1077.3079.90
38Panama78.0075.0081.20
39Estonia77.8073.0082.10
39Poland77.8073.8081.60
41Slovakia77.4073.8080.90
42Bosnia and Herzegovina77.3074.8079.80
43United Arab Emirates77.2076.5078.70
44Uruguay77.1073.2080.80
45Oman77.0075.3079.50
46Argentina76.9073.5080.30
47Montenegro76.8074.4079.20
48Mexico76.6074.0079.20
49Ecuador76.5074.1078.90
50Albania76.4074.3078.60
50Brunei Darussalam76.4075.3077.60
50China76.4075.0077.90
50Algeria76.4075.4077.40
50Turkey76.4073.3079.40
55Lebanon76.3075.1077.70
55Serbia76.3073.8078.90
55Viet Nam76.3071.7080.90
58Hungary76.0072.3079.40
58Jamaica76.0073.6078.50
58Morocco76.0074.8077.00
58Tunisia76.0074.1078.10
62North Macedonia75.9073.8078.00
62Peru75.9073.4078.30
64Bahamas75.7072.6078.60
64Iran (Islamic Republic of)75.7074.6076.90
66Barbados75.6073.1078.00
66Saint Lucia75.6073.0078.30
68Nicaragua75.5072.5078.40
68Thailand75.5071.8079.30
70Sri Lanka75.3072.1078.50
70Malaysia75.3073.2077.60
72Honduras75.2072.9077.50
72Romania75.2071.6079.00
74Brazil75.1071.4078.90
74Colombia75.1071.5078.80
74Samoa75.1072.0078.40
77Antigua and Barbuda75.0072.5077.50
77Lithuania75.0069.7080.20
77Latvia75.0070.0079.60
80Armenia74.8071.2078.10
80Bulgaria74.8071.4078.40
80Kuwait74.8073.9076.00
80Mauritius74.8071.6078.10
80Saudi Arabia74.8073.5076.50
85Jordan74.3072.7076.00
86Belarus74.2068.8079.20
86Paraguay74.2072.4076.10
88Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)74.1069.5079.00
89El Salvador73.7069.0078.10
90Dominican Republic73.5070.6076.70
91Grenada73.4071.0075.90
91Tonga73.4070.5076.40
93Seychelles73.3069.0078.00
94Cabo Verde73.2071.1075.00
94Guatemala73.2070.4076.00
96Azerbaijan73.1070.3075.70
97Bangladesh72.7071.1074.40
98Georgia72.6068.3076.80
99Ukraine72.5067.6077.10
100Uzbekistan72.3069.7075.00
101Saint Vincent and the Grenadines72.0069.4074.90
101Vanuatu72.0070.1074.10
103Democratic People's Republic of Korea71.9068.2075.50
103Libya71.9069.0075.00
103Russian Federation71.9066.4077.20
106Suriname71.8068.7075.10
106Trinidad and Tobago71.8068.2075.60
108Bolivia (Plurinational State of)71.5069.1074.00
108Republic of Moldova71.5067.6075.30
110Kyrgyzstan71.4067.7075.20
111Kazakhstan71.1066.8075.30
111Solomon Islands71.1069.7072.70
113Tajikistan70.8068.7073.00
114Bhutan70.6070.4070.80
115Belize70.5067.9073.40
115Egypt70.5068.2073.00
117Nepal70.2068.8071.60
118Fiji69.9067.1073.10
119Iraq69.8067.5072.20
119Mongolia69.8065.7074.20
121Micronesia (Federated States of)69.6068.4070.80
122Cambodia69.4067.3071.20
123Indonesia69.3067.3071.40
123Philippines69.3066.2072.60
125India68.8067.4070.30
126Sao Tome and Principe68.7066.7070.70
127Timor-Leste68.6066.8070.40
128Turkmenistan68.2064.7071.70
129Rwanda68.0066.1069.90
130Myanmar66.8064.6068.90
130Senegal66.8064.7068.70
132Kenya66.7064.4068.90
133Pakistan66.5065.7067.40
134Gabon66.4064.8068.20
135Guyana66.2063.6069.00
136Botswana66.1063.6068.40
136Kiribati66.1063.6068.60
136Madagascar66.1064.6067.60
139Papua New Guinea65.9063.6068.30
140Lao People's Democratic Republic65.8064.2067.40
141Ethiopia65.5063.7067.30
142Yemen65.3063.9066.80
143Sudan65.1063.4066.90
144Eritrea65.0062.9067.10
145Congo64.3063.0065.60
146Malawi64.2061.4066.80
147Comoros63.9062.3065.50
147Mauritania63.9062.6065.20
147United Republic of Tanzania63.9062.0065.80
150Djibouti63.8062.2065.50
150Syrian Arab Republic63.8059.4068.90
152Namibia63.7061.1066.10
153South Africa63.6060.2067.00
154Haiti63.5061.3065.70
155Ghana63.4062.5064.40
156Liberia62.9062.0063.90
157Afghanistan62.7561.0064.50
158Angola62.6060.3064.90
159Uganda62.5060.2064.80
160Zambia62.3060.2064.40
161Gambia61.9060.6063.30
162Zimbabwe61.4059.6063.10
163Benin61.1059.7062.40
164Togo60.6059.7061.50
165Democratic Republic of the Congo60.5058.9062.00
166Burkina Faso60.3059.6060.90
167Burundi60.1058.5061.80
167Mozambique60.1057.7062.30
169Guinea59.8059.4060.20
169Guinea-Bissau59.8058.4061.20
169Niger59.8059.0060.80
172Equatorial Guinea59.5057.9061.70
173South Sudan58.6057.7059.60
174Cameroon58.1056.7059.40
175Mali58.0057.5058.40
176Eswatini57.7055.1059.90
177Somalia55.4053.7057.30
178Nigeria55.2054.7055.70
179Côte d’Ivoire54.6053.6055.70
180Chad54.3053.1055.40
181Sierra Leone53.1052.5053.80
182Central African Republic53.0051.7054.40
183Lesotho52.9051.0054.60