Life expectancy at birth

"The average number of years that a newborn could expect to live, if he or she were to pass through life exposed to the sex- and age-specific death rates prevailing at the time of his or her birth, for a specific year, in a given country, territory, or geographic area."
Retrieved from,, 12.08.2014

Data host: 

World Health Organization

Unit of Measurement: 


Type of Indicator source: 

  • Intergovernmental Organisation