Life expectancy at birth worldwide by region 2016

This statistic shows the average life expectancy worldwide in 1990 and 2016, sorted by WHO region. In 2016, a child born in the Americas could expect an average of 76.8 years to live. That was almost six years more than two decades earlier.

Average life expectancy at birth worldwide in 1990 and 2016, by region

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Release date

April 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1990 and 2016

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