Costa Rica Life expectancy
(years, source: The World Bank)
Costa Rica Life expectancy, in years: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Costa Rica from 1960 to 2012. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 72.93 years with a minumum of 61.61 years in 1960 and a maximum of 79.71 years in 2012.
The life expectancy in Costa Rica and other countries is defined as the number of years a newborn is expected to live. The global economy explained in our brief and easy guide to the world economy. Life expectancy rankings around the world. Create and download charts for Costa Rica Life expectancy and other indicators with the country comparator.
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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.