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. Quizzes - test your knowledge. 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.