Iceland: Life expectancy, female

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 Iceland

Life expectancy, in years, female

 Latest value 84.5
 Year 2021
 Measure years
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 80.67
 Min - Max 75.5 - 84.7
 Source The United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Iceland from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Iceland during that period was 80.67 years with a minimum of 75.5 years in 1960 and a maximum of 84.7 years in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 84.5 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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Iceland - Life expectancy, female - recent values

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Iceland - 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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