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Life Expectancy at Birth (Male and Female), 1971 - 2018

Life Expectancy at Birth (Male and Female), 1971 - 2018

The life expectancies at birth for both sexes have steadily increased during the past 48 years, from 67.8 years for males and 75.3 years for females in 1971 to 82.2# years and 87.6# years respectively in 2018.

The life expectancies at birth for both sexes have steadily increased during the past 48 years, from 67.8 years for males and 75.3 years for females in 1971 to 82.2 years and 87.6 years respectively in 2018.

Note:
Figures from 1996 onwards are compiled based on the population estimates under the "resident population" approach instead of the "extended de facto" approach.
Source: Census and Statistics Department.
# Provisional figures.