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Life expectancy improves in Nigeria

In 2017 the life expectancy in Nigeria increased to 53.88 years.

That year, the life expectancy for women was 54.69 years and for men 53.09 years.

Nigeria’s position was held this year in position 189th with respect to the ranking of 192 we publish life expectancy.

If we look at the change in life expectancy in Nigeria over the past several years, we find that it is higher than in 2016, when it was 53.43 years, which is the same of what happens compared to 2007, when it was 49.36 years.

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

Nigeria - Life expectancy at birth
DateLife expectancy - WomenLife expectancy - MenLife expectancy
201754.6953.0953.88
201654.2252.6653.43
201553.7652.2452.99
201453.3051.8252.55
201352.8651.4052.12
201252.4350.9951.70
201152.0050.5851.28
201051.5650.1550.85
200951.1049.6950.39
200850.6149.1849.89
200750.0948.6449.36
200649.5648.0748.80
200549.0247.4948.25
200448.5246.9447.72
200348.0746.4447.24
200247.6946.0146.83
200147.4045.6646.51
200047.1945.3846.27
199947.0745.1846.10
199847.0045.0345.99
199746.9844.9145.92
199646.9944.8245.88
199547.0144.7445.85
199447.0544.6945.84
199347.0944.6545.84
199247.1344.6445.86
199147.1644.6445.87
199047.1944.6645.90
198947.2344.7045.94
198847.2744.7645.99
198747.3344.8246.05
198647.3844.8746.10
198547.4044.9046.13
198447.3944.8846.10
198347.3144.7946.02
198247.1544.6345.87
198146.9344.4045.64
198046.6344.0945.33
197946.2643.7244.96
197845.8543.2944.55
197745.4142.8544.10
197644.9642.3843.65
197544.5141.9243.19
197444.0641.4542.73
197343.6140.9942.28
197243.1740.5441.83
197142.7540.0941.39
197042.3439.6640.97
196941.9439.2540.57
196841.5738.8640.18
196741.2038.4739.81
196640.8438.1039.44
196540.4837.7239.07
196440.1137.3338.69
196339.7236.9238.29
196239.3236.4937.87
196138.8936.0437.43
196038.4535.5836.98
Nigeria - Life expectancy at birth
Nigeria - Life expectancy at birth