1960 Ranking
    1. Norway 73.55
    2. Iceland 73.42
    3. Netherlands 73.39
    4. Sweden 73.01
    5. Denmark 72.18
    6. Switzerland 71.31
    7. New Zealand 71.24
    8. Canada 71.13
    9. United Kingdom 71.13
    10. Australia 70.82
    11. Channel Islands 70.74
    12. Czech Republic 70.35
    13. Slovakia 69.92
    14. France 69.87
    15. Lithuania 69.85
    16. Ireland 69.80
    17. Latvia 69.79
    18. United States 69.77
    19. Belgium 69.70
    20. Cyprus 69.62
    21. Malta 69.43
    22. Germany 69.31
    23. Bulgaria 69.25
    24. Italy 69.12
    25. Spain 69.11
    26. Slovenia 68.98
    27. Finland 68.82
    28. Puerto Rico 68.72
    29. Austria 68.59
    30. Luxembourg 68.45
    31. Ukraine 68.30
    32. Greece 68.16
    33. Hungary 68.00
    34. Estonia 67.90
    35. Uruguay 67.78
    36. Belarus 67.71
    37. Poland 67.68
    38. Japan 67.67
    39. Hong Kong 66.96
    40. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 66.23
    41. Russia 66.06
    42. Armenia 65.97
    43. Aruba 65.66
    44. Singapore 65.66
    45. Romania 65.64
    46. Argentina 65.06
    47. Macau 64.83
    48. Jamaica 64.77
    49. Bahamas 64.74
    50. Croatia 64.61
    51. Barbados 64.47
    52. Paraguay 63.88
    53. Cuba 63.83
    54. Montenegro 63.82
    55. Georgia 63.65
    56. Portugal 63.27
    57. Lebanon 63.27
    58. Albania 62.28
    59. Grenada 62.23
    60. Trinidad and Tobago 62.22
    61. Moldova 62.00
    62. Antigua and Barbuda 61.97
    63. Philippines 61.11
    64. Qatar 61.09
    65. Azerbaijan 61.03
    66. Guam 60.97
    67. Panama 60.86
    68. Fiji 60.81
    69. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 60.63
    70. Costa Rica 60.38
    71. Bosnia and Herzegovina 60.35
    72. Guyana 60.26
    73. Malaysia 59.99
    74. Belize 59.98
    75. Tonga 59.89
    76. Venezuela 59.83
    77. Suriname 59.68
    78. Sri Lanka 59.37
    79. Kuwait 59.34
    80. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 59.26
    81. Vietnam 59.04
    82. Uzbekistan 58.84
    83. Mauritius 58.75
    84. New Caledonia 58.64
    85. Kazakhstan 58.37
    86. Colombia 57.27
    87. Chile 57.22
    88. Mexico 57.08
    89. Samoa 56.90
    90. Saint Lucia 56.74
    91. French Polynesia 56.28
    92. Kyrgyzstan 56.13
    93. South Korea 55.42
    94. Brunei 54.81
    95. Thailand 54.70
    96. Micronesia 54.51
    97. Turkmenistan 54.47
    98. Brazil 54.14
    99. Zimbabwe 53.02
    100. Ecuador 52.98
    101. Jordan 52.65
    102. Syria 51.97
    103. Bahrain 51.87
    104. Dominican Republic 51.60
    105. United Arab Emirates 51.54
    106. North Korea 51.30
    107. Tajikistan 50.61
    108. Saint Thomas and Principe 50.38
    109. El Salvador 49.95
    110. Botswana 49.18
    111. Vanuatu 48.98
    112. Cape Verde 48.46
    113. Morocco 48.46
    114. South Africa 48.41
    115. Mongolia 48.39
    116. Sudan 48.19
    117. Solomon Islands 48.12
    118. Egypt 48.04
    119. Iraq 48.02
    120. Peru 48.01
    121. Lesotho 47.92
    122. Kiribati 47.06
    123. Nicaragua 47.00
    124. Kenya 46.76
    125. Guatemala 46.70
    126. Zambia 46.69
    127. Indonesia 46.66
    128. Namibia 46.48
    129. Honduras 46.27
    130. Algeria 46.14
    131. Ghana 45.84
    132. Congo (Brazzaville) 45.72
    133. Saudi Arabia 45.64
    134. Bangladesh 45.38
    135. Turkey 45.37
    136. Pakistan 45.30
    137. Iran 44.95
    138. Mauritania 44.43
    139. Uganda 44.36
    140. Djibouti 44.04
    141. China 43.73
    142. Tanzania 43.60
    143. Swaziland 43.57
    144. Laos 43.20
    145. Oman 42.67
    146. Rwanda 42.62
    147. Libya 42.61
    148. Burma (Myanmar) 42.38
    149. Tunisia 42.02
    150. Bolivia 41.82
    151. Cameroon 41.79
    152. Haiti 41.76
    153. Comoros 41.45
    154. India 41.42
    155. Burundi 41.28
    156. Cambodia 41.24
    157. Congo (Kinshasa) 41.10
    158. Togo 40.30
    159. Madagascar 39.96
    160. Gabon 39.69
    161. Mozambique 39.44
    162. Papua New Guinea 38.94
    163. Eritrea 38.42
    164. Ethiopia 38.42
    165. Senegal 38.22
    166. Chad 38.02
    167. Angola 37.52
    168. Guinea Bissau 37.48
    169. Maldives 37.34
    170. Benin 37.27
    171. Somalia 36.98
    172. Nigeria 36.98
    173. Malawi 36.67
    174. Equatorial Guinea 36.54
    175. Central African Republic 36.25
    176. Ivory Coast 36.10
    177. Nepal 35.58
    178. Niger 35.05
    179. Guinea 34.89
    180. Bhutan 34.53
    181. Burkina Faso 34.43
    182. Liberia 34.26
    183. Timor Leste 33.73
    184. Afghanistan 32.45
    185. Gambia 32.05
    186. South Sudan 31.70
    187. Sierra Leone 31.57
    188. Yemen 29.92
    189. Mali 28.20
    2018 Ranking
    1. Hong Kong 84.93
    2. Japan 84.21
    3. Macau 84.12
    4. Switzerland 83.75
    5. Spain 83.43
    6. Italy 83.35
    7. Singapore 83.15
    8. Liechtenstein 83.04
    9. Channel Islands 82.93
    10. Iceland 82.86
    11. Israel 82.80
    12. Norway 82.76
    13. Australia 82.75
    14. France 82.72
    15. South Korea 82.63
    16. Sweden 82.56
    17. Faroe Islands 82.55
    18. Malta 82.45
    19. Luxembourg 82.30
    20. Ireland 82.26
    21. Canada 81.95
    22. New Zealand 81.86
    23. Netherlands 81.81
    24. Greece 81.79
    25. Finland 81.73
    26. Austria 81.69
    27. Bermuda 81.65
    28. Belgium 81.60
    29. Slovenia 81.38
    30. Portugal 81.32
    31. United Kingdom 81.26
    32. Denmark 80.95
    33. Germany 80.89
    34. Cyprus 80.83
    35. Qatar 80.10
    36. Costa Rica 80.10
    37. Chile 80.04
    38. Saint Martin (France) 79.87
    39. Guam 79.86
    40. Puerto Rico 79.78
    41. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 79.57
    42. Barbados 79.08
    43. Czech Republic 79.03
    44. Lebanon 78.88
    45. Cuba 78.73
    46. Maldives 78.63
    47. United States 78.54
    48. Albania 78.46
    49. Panama 78.33
    50. Estonia 78.24
    51. Croatia 78.07
    52. United Arab Emirates 77.81
    53. Uruguay 77.77
    54. Oman 77.63
    55. Poland 77.60
    56. French Polynesia 77.46
    57. Turkey 77.44
    58. Slovakia 77.27
    59. Bosnia and Herzegovina 77.26
    60. Bahrain 77.16
    61. New Caledonia 77.15
    62. Colombia 77.11
    63. Thailand 76.93
    64. Antigua and Barbuda 76.89
    65. Sri Lanka 76.81
    66. Ecuador 76.80
    67. Montenegro 76.77
    68. China 76.70
    69. Algeria 76.69
    70. Argentina 76.52
    71. Peru 76.52
    72. Tunisia 76.51
    73. Iran 76.48
    74. Morocco 76.45
    75. Aruba 76.15
    76. Hungary 76.07
    77. Saint Lucia 76.06
    78. Malaysia 76.00
    79. Serbia 75.89
    80. Brunei 75.72
    81. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 75.69
    82. Lithuania 75.68
    83. Brazil 75.67
    84. Kuwait 75.40
    85. Romania 75.36
    86. Vietnam 75.32
    87. Honduras 75.09
    88. Saudi Arabia 75.00
    89. Mexico 74.99
    90. Bulgaria 74.96
    91. Armenia 74.95
    92. Latvia 74.78
    93. Belize 74.50
    94. Mauritius 74.42
    95. Jordan 74.41
    96. Jamaica 74.37
    97. Nicaragua 74.28
    98. Belarus 74.18
    99. Paraguay 74.13
    100. Guatemala 74.06
    101. West Bank and Gaza 73.90
    102. Dominican Republic 73.89
    103. Bahamas 73.75
    104. Georgia 73.60
    105. Trinidad and Tobago 73.38
    106. Samoa 73.19
    107. Kazakhstan 73.15
    108. El Salvador 73.10
    109. Azerbaijan 72.86
    110. Seychelles 72.84
    111. Solomon Islands 72.84
    112. Cape Verde 72.78
    113. Libya 72.72
    114. Russia 72.66
    115. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 72.42
    116. Grenada 72.38
    117. Bangladesh 72.32
    118. Kosovo 72.20
    119. Venezuela 72.13
    120. North Korea 72.10
    121. Egypt 71.83
    122. Moldova 71.81
    123. Syria 71.78
    124. Ukraine 71.58
    125. Uzbekistan 71.57
    126. Suriname 71.57
    127. Indonesia 71.51
    128. Bhutan 71.46
    129. Kyrgyzstan 71.40
    130. Bolivia 71.24
    131. Philippines 71.10
    132. Tajikistan 70.88
    133. Tonga 70.80
    134. Nepal 70.48
    135. Iraq 70.45
    136. Vanuatu 70.32
    137. Saint Thomas and Principe 70.17
    138. Guyana 69.77
    139. Mongolia 69.69
    140. Cambodia 69.57
    141. India 69.42
    142. Botswana 69.28
    143. Timor Leste 69.26
    144. Rwanda 68.70
    145. Kiribati 68.12
    146. Turkmenistan 68.07
    147. Micronesia 67.76
    148. Senegal 67.67
    149. Laos 67.61
    150. Fiji 67.34
    151. Pakistan 67.11
    152. Burma (Myanmar) 66.87
    153. Madagascar 66.68
    154. Djibouti 66.58
    155. Kenya 66.34
    156. Ethiopia 66.24
    157. Gabon 66.19
    158. Yemen 66.10
    159. Eritrea 65.94
    160. Sudan 65.10
    161. Tanzania 65.02
    162. Mauritania 64.70
    163. Afghanistan 64.49
    164. Congo (Brazzaville) 64.29
    165. Papua New Guinea 64.26
    166. Comoros 64.12
    167. South Africa 63.86
    168. Malawi 63.80
    169. Ghana 63.78
    170. Liberia 63.73
    171. Haiti 63.66
    172. Zambia 63.51
    173. Namibia 63.37
    174. Uganda 62.97
    175. Niger 62.02
    176. Gambia 61.74
    177. Benin 61.47
    178. Burundi 61.25
    179. Zimbabwe 61.20
    180. Guinea 61.19
    181. Burkina Faso 61.17
    182. Angola 60.78
    183. Togo 60.76
    184. Congo (Kinshasa) 60.37
    185. Mozambique 60.16
    186. Swaziland 59.40
    187. Cameroon 58.92
    188. Mali 58.89
    189. Equatorial Guinea 58.40
    190. Guinea Bissau 58.00
    191. South Sudan 57.60
    192. Ivory Coast 57.42
    193. Somalia 57.07
    194. Nigeria 54.33
    195. Sierra Leone 54.31
    196. Chad 53.98
    197. Lesotho 53.71
    198. Central African Republic 52.81

    Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

    Source: World Bank