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Life expectancy falls in Ireland

In 2020 the life expectancy in Ireland decreased to 82.6 years.

That year, the life expectancy for women was 84.4 years and for men 80.8 years.

Ireland’s position improvened with respect to the 192 countries we publish life expectancy, dropping from the 18th in 2019 to 12th in 2020.

If we look at the change in life expectancy in Ireland over the past several years, we find that it is lower than in 2019, when it was 82.8 years, which is the opposite of what happens compared to 2010, when it was 80.8 years.

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

Ireland - Life expectancy at birth
DateLife expectancy - WomenLife expectancy - MenLife expectancy
202084.4080.8082.60
201984.7080.8082.80
201884.1080.4082.20
201784.0080.4082.20
201683.6079.8081.70
201583.4079.6081.50
201483.5079.3081.40
201383.1078.9081.00
201283.1078.7080.90
201183.0078.6080.90
201083.1078.5080.80
200982.7077.8080.20
200882.4077.9080.20
200782.1077.3079.70
200681.7076.9079.30
200581.3076.7079.00
200481.1076.1078.60
200380.7075.7078.20
200280.4075.0077.70
200179.9074.5077.20
200079.2074.0076.60
199978.9073.4076.10
199879.1073.4076.20
199778.7073.4076.00
199678.7073.1075.80
199578.3072.8075.50
199478.6073.1075.80
199378.1072.5075.30
199278.3072.7075.40
199177.9072.3075.00
199077.7072.1074.80
198977.2071.7074.40
198877.3071.7074.40
198777.3071.6074.30
198676.4070.8073.50
198576.6770.9673.74
198476.4570.7573.53
198376.2370.5473.31
198275.9870.3373.09
198175.7370.1272.86
198075.4769.9172.62
197975.2169.7172.39
197874.9669.5272.17
197774.7269.3571.97
197674.5069.1971.78
197574.3069.0671.62
197474.1268.9571.47
197373.9568.8771.35
197273.7868.8071.23
197173.6368.7571.13
197073.4768.7171.03
196973.3268.6770.94
196873.1668.6470.84
196773.0168.5970.75
196672.8568.5470.64
196572.6868.4770.52
196472.5168.3970.40
196372.3368.3170.27
196272.1568.2270.13
196171.9468.1169.98
196071.7167.9869.80
Ireland - Life expectancy at birth
Ireland - Life expectancy at birth