Germany: Life expectancy

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Life expectancy, in years

 Latest value 80.9
 Reference 2021
 Measure years
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Germany during that period was 75.45 years with a minimum of 69.06 years in 1960 and a maximum of 81.29 years in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 80.9 years. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 192 countries is 71.58 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 Germany 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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