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Life Expectancy by Country 2011 - United States at #50, CIA List

Aug 3, 2011

In what country can you plan for a long life expectancy? On average, the United States has fallen almost out of the top 50, according to a list from the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) which monitors which country has the longest life expectancy.

The US is at #50, while Monaco ranks number one.

In the US for 2011, the average life expectancy is 78.37 years old while Monaco gives just over another decade of life for humans with a number near 90, the life expectancy in that country per the CIA is 89.73 years old.

The US is bested by may European and Asian countries, even Bosnia and Herzegovina has about a half-year of life expectancy for citizens over the United States average.

Other countries of interest.

Japan is #9, Switzerland is #15, and the United Kingdom is #28.

See a list below for the top 50.

Don't see you country? A full list is here.

1 Monaco 89.73 2011 est.

2 Macau 84.41 2011 est.

3 San Marino 83.01 2011 est.

4 Andorra 82.43 2011 est.

5 Japan 82.25 2011 est.

6 Guernsey 82.16 2011 est.

7 Singapore 82.14 2011 est.

8 Hong Kong 82.04 2011 est.

9 Australia 81.81 2011 est.

10 Italy 81.77 2011 est.

11 Jersey 81.38 2011 est.

12 Canada 81.38 2011 est.

13 France 81.19 2011 est.

14 Spain 81.17 2011 est.

15 Switzerland 81.07 2011 est.

16 Sweden 81.07 2011 est.

17 Israel 80.96 2011 est.

18 Iceland 80.90 2011 est.

19 Anguilla 80.87 2011 est.

20 Bermuda 80.71 2011 est.

21 Cayman Islands 80.68 2011 est.

22 Isle of Man 80.64 2011 est.

23 New Zealand 80.59 2011 est.

24 Liechtenstein 80.31 2011 est.

25 Norway 80.20 2011 est.

26 Ireland 80.19 2011 est.

27 Germany 80.07 2011 est.

28 United Kingdom 80.05 2011 est.

29 Jordan 80.05 2011 est.

30 Greece 79.92 2011 est.

31 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 79.87 2011 est.

32 Austria 79.78 2011 est.

33 Faroe Islands 79.72 2011 est.

34 Malta 79.72 2011 est.

35 Netherlands 79.68 2011 est.

36 Luxembourg 79.61 2011 est.

37 Belgium 79.51 2011 est.

38 Virgin Islands 79.33 2011 est.

39 Finland 79.27 2011 est.

40 Turks and Caicos Islands 79.11 2011 est.

41 Korea, South 79.05 2011 est.

42 Wallis and Futuna 78.98 2011 est.

43 Puerto Rico 78.92 2011 est.

44 European Union 78.82 2010 est.

45 Bosnia and Herzegovina 78.81 2011 est.

46 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 78.76 2011 est.

47 Gibraltar 78.68 2011 est.

48 Denmark 78.63 2011 est.

49 Portugal 78.54 2011 est.

50 United States 78.37 2011 est.

 


 

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