Hong Kong: Life expectancy, female

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 Hong Kong

Life expectancy, in years, female

 Latest value 87.9
 Year 2021
 Measure years
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 80.5
 Min - Max 70.26 - 88.1
 Source The United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 80.5 years with a minimum of 70.26 years in 1960 and a maximum of 88.1 years in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 87.9 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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Hong Kong - Life expectancy, female - recent values

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Hong Kong - 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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 Life expectancy 85.49 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 87.90 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 83.20 2021 years
 Birth rate 5.00 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 6.90 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 0.77 2021 births per woman
 Tuberculosis 49.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 7.80 2021 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 2.50 2020 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 100.0 2022 percent
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