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Life Expectancy

Period Life Expectancy at Various Ages (Years) by Age and Year - Males


YearBirth10 Years20 Years35 Years55 Years65 Years75 Years
1871 49.6....31.817.511.16.5
1882 49.4....30.716.710.86.3
1891 49.1....30.616.510.55.8
1901 49.3....31.016.910.85.8
1911 53.6....33.518.913.08.0
1926 57.455.246.434.419.112.87.7
1936 58.255.846.834.418.812.57.9
1941 59.056.347.234.818.812.37.3
1946 60.556.947.834.918.612.06.9
1951 64.558.849.335.819.012.16.8
1961 68.160.851.137.019.512.67.1
1966 68.660.851.236.919.312.47.3
1971 68.860.651.036.819.312.47.3
1979 69.560.851.136.919.312.47.1
1981 70.161.351.637.319.612.67.3
1986 71.061.952.237.919.812.67.3
1991 72.363.153.439.220.913.47.8
1996 73.063.653.939.821.513.88.0
2002 75.165.756.041.823.415.48.9
2006 76.867.257.543.324.816.69.8
2011 78.468.858.944.626.117.710.6

Period Life Expectancy at Various Ages (Years) by Age and Year - Females


YearBirth10 Years20 Years35 Years55 Years65 Years75 Years
1871 50.9....32.417.711.26.6
1882 49.9....31.016.710.76.3
1891 49.2....30.516.210.35.9
1901 49.6....30.916.710.65.9
1911 54.1....33.819.213.48.2
1926 57.954.946.434.719.613.48.4
1936 59.656.147.335.219.613.18.4
1941 61.056.948.035.819.813.28.1
1946 62.457.948.836.320.113.17.7
1951 67.160.651.237.720.613.37.6
1961 71.964.154.339.922.114.48.1
1966 72.964.854.940.422.414.78.4
1971 73.565.155.340.822.715.08.5
1979 75.066.156.241.623.315.48.8
1981 75.666.656.842.123.715.79.1
1986 76.767.557.642.924.316.29.5
1991 77.968.658.744.025.417.110.2
1996 78.569.159.344.625.817.410.4
2002 80.370.860.946.227.418.711.2
2006 81.672.062.147.428.519.812.1
2011 82.873.163.248.429.520.612.7

.. indicates that the observation is missing or fall under the limit of discretion/uncertainty.

Footnote

Figures are calculated based on a three year period centred on the given year.


Life Expectancy for Males and Females