Papua New Guinea: Life expectancy, female

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 Papua New Guinea

Life expectancy, in years, female

 Latest value 68.42
 Year 2021
 Measure years
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 60.86
 Min - Max 47.79 - 68.80
 Source The United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Papua New Guinea from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Papua New Guinea during that period was 60.86 years with a minimum of 47.79 years in 1960 and a maximum of 68.8 years in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 68.42 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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Papua New Guinea - 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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 Health spending per capita 63.93 2020 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 2.53 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 65.35 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 68.42 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 62.95 2021 years
 Birth rate 25.51 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 6.68 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 3.21 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 0.90 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 432.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 16.70 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 46.70 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 23.40 2021 percent
 Suicides 3.00 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 36 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 36 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 44 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 12.60 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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