In 2018 the life expectancy in South Africa increased to 63.86 years.That year, the life expectancy for women was 67.4 years and for men 60.46 years.
South Africa’s position was held this year in position 161th 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 2017, when it was 63.54 years, which is the same of what happens compared to 2008, when it was 55.36 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.