Puerto Rico: Life expectancy

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 Puerto Rico

Life expectancy, in years

 Latest value 80.16
 Year 2021
 Measure years
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 74.49
 Min - Max 68.93 - 80.27
 Source The United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Puerto Rico from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Puerto Rico during that period was 74.49 years with a minimum of 68.93 years in 1960 and a maximum of 80.27 years in 2016. The latest value from 2021 is 80.16 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
Puerto Rico - Life expectancy - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Puerto Rico - Life expectancy - historical chart - 1960-2021




The life expectancy in Puerto Rico 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 80.16 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 84.52 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 75.87 2021 years
 Birth rate 5.90 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 8.60 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 0.91 2021 births per woman
 Tuberculosis 0.74 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 13.30 2021 percent
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