Palestine: Life expectancy

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 Palestine

Life expectancy, in years

 Latest value 73.47
 Year 2021
 Measure years
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 71.79
 Min - Max 67.93 - 75.24
 Source The United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Palestine from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Palestine during that period was 71.79 years with a minimum of 67.93 years in 1990 and a maximum of 75.24 years in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 73.47 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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Recent values chart
Palestine - Life expectancy - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Palestine - Life expectancy - historical chart - 1990-2021




The life expectancy in Palestine 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Life expectancy 73.47 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 75.94 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 71.09 2021 years
 Birth rate 28.24 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 3.82 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 3.50 2021 births per woman
 Tuberculosis 0.50 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 9.20 2021 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 76.4 2022 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 81.5 2022 percent
 DPT immunization rate 98 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 99 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 97 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 5.30 2016 deaths per 100,000 people
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