Sri Lanka: Life expectancy, in years: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Sri Lanka from 1960 to 2014. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 68.58 years with a minumum of 59.75 years in 1960 and a maximum of 74.79 years in 2014.
The life expectancy in Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka 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.