In 2020 the life expectancy in South Africa increased to 64.38 years.That year, the life expectancy for women was 67.93 years and for men 60.97 years.
South Africa’s position worsened with respect to the 192 countries we publish said data, dropping from the 162th in 2019 to 163th in 2020.
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 2019, when it was 64.13 years, which is the same of what happens compared to 2010, when it was 57.67 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.