Pakistan: Life expectancy

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 Pakistan

Life expectancy, in years

 Latest value 66.1
 Reference 2021
 Measure years
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Pakistan from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Pakistan during that period was 59 years with a minimum of 44.93 years in 1960 and a maximum of 66.76 years in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 66.1 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 Pakistan 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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