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Life expectancy improves in South Africa

In 2014 the life expectancy in South Africa increased to 57.18 years.

That year, the life expectancy for women was 59.30 years and for men 55.17 years.

South Africa’s position worsened with respect to the 191 countries we publish said data, dropping from the 176th in 2013 to 177th in 2014.

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 2013, when it was 56.74 years, which is the same of what happens compared to 2004, when it was 51.87 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
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