Trend life expectancy in nations

Life expectancy in a country is the average number of years citizens of a given age are expected to live if current mortality rates continue to apply.

Variant


Description


Code


Nation


Since


Sources
Since 1963: www.mortality.org
Council Of Europe Demographic Yearbook 2003 table 10 (M+F/2)
Life expectancy at birth life_be Belgium 1946
life_de Germany (re-united) 1963
life_dee Germany (former East) 1956 before 1991: COE DY 2003
life_dew Germany (former West) 1956
life_dk Denmark 1946
life_eu8* EU-8 1973
life_fr France 1946
life_gr Greece 1961 COE DY 2003
life_ie Ireland 1961 COE DY 2003
life_it Italy 1946
life_jp Japan 1950
life_lu Luxemburg 1971 COE DY 2003
life_nl Netherlands 1946
life_pt Portugal 1960 COE DY 2003
life_sp Spain 1946
life_uk UK (Great Britain) 1946
life_us USA 1948

*   Weighted average: EU-8 = Belgium x 0.037423 + Denmark x 0,19263 + France x 0,213337 + West-Gernamy x 0,243826 + Italy x 0,211549 + Luxemburg x 0,0001503 + Netherlands x 0,056975 + UK x 0,216118

Same variable in data file 'States of nations': life expectancy