Costa Rica Life expectancy, in years: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Costa Rica from 1960 to 2013. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 73.06 years with a minumum of 61.61 years in 1960 and a maximum of 79.92 years in 2013.
The life expectancy in Costa Rica and other countries is defined as the number of years a newborn is expected to live. Life expectancy rankings around the world. Create and download charts for Costa Rica Life expectancy and other indicators with the country comparator.
World Bank definition: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.