India: Life expectancy

(measure: years; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

India: Life expectancy, in years

, 1960 - 2019: For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1960 to 2019. The average value for India during that period was 57.19 years with a minimum of 41.42 years in 1960 and a maximum of 69.66 years in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 69.66 years. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 190 countries is 72.86 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 India 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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