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Life Expectancy at Birth (Male and Female), 1971 - 2017

Life Expectancy at Birth (Male and Female), 1971 - 2017

The life expectancies at birth for both sexes have steadily increased during the past 47 years, from 67.8 years for males and 75.3 years for females in 1971 to 81.9 years and 87.6 years respectively in 2017.

The life expectancies at birth for both sexes have steadily increased during the past 47 years, from 67.8 years for males and 75.3 years for females in 1971 to 81.9 years and 87.6 years respectively in 2017.

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.