Dominica: Life expectancy, female

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 Dominica

Life expectancy, in years, female

 Latest value 76.3
 Year 2021
 Measure years
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 71.82
 Min - Max 59.46 - 77.26
 Source The United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Dominica from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Dominica during that period was 71.82 years with a minimum of 59.46 years in 1963 and a maximum of 77.26 years in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 76.3 years. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 192 countries is 74.35 years. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Dominica - Life expectancy, female - recent values

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Dominica - Life expectancy, female - historical chart - 1960-2021




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.


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 Death rate 8.99 2021 deaths per 1000 people
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 Prevalence of undernourishment 6.90 2020 percent
 DPT immunization rate 92 2021 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 92 2021 percent
 Measles immunization rate 92 2021 percent
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