Faroe Islands: Life expectancy

(measure: years; Source: The World Bank)
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Faroe Islands: Life expectancy, in years

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the Faroe Islands from 1973 to 2017. The average value for the Faroe Islands during that period was 78.55 years with a minimum of 74.5 years in 1973 and a maximum of 82.4 years in 2017. The latest value from 2017 is 82.4 years. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 190 countries is 72.41 years. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The life expectancy in the Faroe Islands and other countries is defined as the number of years a newborn is expected to live.

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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