Life Expectancy by Country 2023


73.2 years


75.6 years


70.8 years

Life expectancy rate refers to the average number of years a person is expected to live based on their birth year, current age, and other demographic factors. It is a statistical measure that provides an estimation of the number of years an individual is expected to live.


The life expectancy rate varies across different countries and is influenced by various factors such as healthcare, nutrition, sanitation, lifestyle, and economic development. In general, developed countries tend to have higher life expectancy rates compared to developing countries.

According to the World Bank, the global average life expectancy rate in 2023 was 73.2 years. However, this figure varies significantly across regions and countries. For example, in Japan, the country with the highest life expectancy rate, the average life expectancy is around 85 years, while in some African countries, it is below 60 years.

Countries ranked by life expectancy