Countries with the Highest Average Life Expectancy

Countries with the Highest Average Life Expectancy

Ordered list of the 50 countries with the highest life expectancy at birth; characterization of each of the top ten countries…

List of countries with the highest average life expectancy

Over the last few decades, average life expectancy at birth has increased dramatically, exceeding 80 years in many countries. Below is a list of the countries that lead the ranking of countries where, on average, people achieve greater longevity.

Top Ten countries with the highest average life expectancy

10th – Australia

The list of the 10 countries with the highest average life expectancy at birth is started by Australia, a country where the average longevity reaches 82.4 years.

Australia

9th – Luxembourg

In this small European country, the average longevity also reaches 82.4 years, which places it in the ninth position of the countries with the highest average life expectancy.

8th – Italy

In Italy, the average life expectancy at birth is also 82.4 years, which makes the transalpine country the eighth country in the world with the longest life span of its population.

7th – South Korea

With an average life expectancy at birth of 82.5 years, South Korea ranks seventh on the list of countries with the longest lifespan.

6th – Israel

Israel is the sixth country on the list of countries whose population reaches the greatest longevity. In the country of the Jews, the average life expectancy is 82.7 years.

5th – Switzerland

In Switzerland, the average life expectancy at birth is 82.7 years, which places the country in the Alps in fifth place among the countries with the longest population.

4th – Malta

The fourth position in the list of countries with the highest average life expectancy at birth is occupied by Malta; on the small Mediterranean island, the average lifespan is 82.7 years.

3rd – Iceland

The podium of countries whose population achieves greater longevity is opened by Iceland, a country where the average life expectancy reaches 83.1 years.

2nd – Singapore

With an average life expectancy at birth of 85.5 years, Singapore ranks second in the list of countries with the longest lifespan.

1st – Japan

The ranking of countries with the highest average life expectancy at birth is led by Japan, a country where the average longevity reaches 85.5 years.

Ordered list of the 50 countries with the highest life expectancy

Rank Country Average life expectancy
1 Japan 85,50
2 Singapore 85,50
3 Iceland 83,10
4 Malta 82,70
5 Switzerland 82,70
6 Israel 82,70
7 South Korea 82,50
8 Italy 82,40
9 Luxembourg 82,40
10 Australia 82,40
11 Sweden 82,20
12 Canada 82,00
13 France 82,00
14 Norway 82,00
15 Spain 81,80
16 Austria 81,70
17 Netherlands 81,50
18 New Zealand 81,40
19 Slovenia 81,20
20 Belgium 81,20
21 Finland 81,10
22 Puerto Rico 81,00
23 Denmark 81,00
24 Ireland 81,00
25 Portugal 80,90
26 Germany 80,90
27 United Kingdom 80,90
28 Greece 80,80
29 Taiwan 80,40
30 USA 80,10
31 Bahrain 79,10
32 Chile 79,10
33 Qatar 79,00
34 Cyprus 79,00
35 Czech Republic 78,90
36 Cuba 78,90
37 Costa Rica 78,90
38 Panama 78,90
39 United Arab Emirates 78,70
40 Albania 78,60
41 Kuwait 78,30
42 Saint Lucia 78,10
43 Poland 77,90
44 Lebanon 77,90
45 Uruguay 77,60
46 Paraguay 77,60
47 Argentina 77,50
48 Brunei 77,50
49 Slovakia 77,40
50 Morocco 77,30