Russia: Life expectancy

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Life expectancy, in years

 Latest value 71.34
 Reference 2020
 Measure years
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1960 to 2020. The average value for Russia during that period was 67.97 years with a minimum of 64.47 years in 1994 and a maximum of 73.08 years in 2019. The latest value from 2020 is 71.34 years. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 191 countries is 72.18 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 Russia 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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