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Life expectancy of South Africa goes up to 57.44 years

In 2015 the life expectancy in South Africa increased to 57.44 years.

That year, the life expectancy for women was 59.52 years and for men 55.46 years.

South Africa’s position was held this year in position 178th with respect to the ranking of 192 we publish life expectancy.

If we look at the change in life expectancy in South Africa over the past several years, we find that it is higher than in 2014, when it was 57.18 years, which is the same of what happens compared to 2005, when it was 51.56 years.

In this page we show you the progression of the life expectancy in South Africa. You can see the life expectancy in other countries in life expectancy and see all the information about South Africa in South African economy.

South Africa - Life expectancy at birth
DateLife expectancy - WomenLife expectancy - MenLife expectancy
201559.5255.4657.44
201459.3055.1757.18
201358.8354.7456.74
201258.1254.1756.10
201157.2053.4855.30
201056.1452.7254.39
200955.0651.9553.47
200854.0851.2652.64
200753.3450.7252.00
200652.9150.3851.61
200552.8750.3151.56
200453.2750.5451.87
200354.0751.0552.52
200255.1851.7953.44
200156.5352.7054.57
200058.0553.7355.84
199959.6354.8057.16
199861.1755.8458.44
199762.5956.7859.61
199663.8057.5660.61
199564.7558.1561.37
199465.4258.5361.89
199365.8458.7262.19
199266.0658.7762.33
199166.0858.6962.29
199065.9458.4862.12
198965.6558.1861.82
198865.2357.8061.42
198764.7457.3660.96
198664.1956.8960.45
198563.6056.4059.91
198462.9955.8959.35
198362.3555.3658.77
198261.6954.8258.17
198161.0254.2757.56
198060.3753.7456.97
197959.7553.2456.41
197859.1652.7855.89
197758.6252.3655.41
197658.1151.9954.97
197557.6351.6754.58
197457.2051.3754.21
197356.7951.0953.87
197256.3850.8253.53
197155.9850.5453.20
197055.5750.2652.85
196955.1549.9652.49
196854.7149.6752.13
196754.2549.3751.75
196653.7849.0651.36
196553.2948.7750.97
196452.8048.4750.58
196352.3148.1950.20
196251.8247.9149.81
196151.3347.6249.43
196050.8347.3349.04
South Africa - Life expectancy at birth
South Africa - Life expectancy at birth