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Data on 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 from birth on if current mortality rates continue to apply.

SPSS Code

Nation

Since

Sources
Since 1963: www.mortality.org
Council Of Europe Demographic Yearbook 2003 table 10 (M+F/2)
life_beBelgium1946
life_deGermany (re-united)1963
life_deeGermany (former East)1956before 1991: COE DY 2003
life_dewGermany (former West)1956
life_dkDenmark1946
life_eu9*EU-91973
life_frFrance1946
life_grGreece1961COE DY 2003
life_ieIreland1961COE DY 2003
life_itItaly1946
life_jpJapan1950
life_luLuxemburg1971COE DY 2003
life_nlNetherlands1946
life_ptPortugal1960COE DY 2003
life_spSpain1946
life_ukUK (Great Britain)1946
life_usUSA1948

*   Weighted average: EU-9 (2015) = Belgium x 0.036 + Denmark x 0,018 + France x 0,213 + West-Gernamy x 0,260 + Ireland x 0,015 + Italy x 0,195 + Luxemburg x 0,002 + Netherlands x 0,054 + UK x 0,208

Same variable in data file ‘States of nations’: life expectancy