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Life expectancy: The average for 2014 was 71.3 years. The highest value was in Hong Kong: 83.98 years and the lowest value was in Swaziland: 48.93 years. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Life expectancy.
Life expectancy, in years, 2014
(years, Source: The World Bank)
Definition: 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.