Swaziland: Life expectancy

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 Swaziland

Life expectancy, in years

 Latest value 57.07
 Year 2021
 Measure years
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 52.95
 Min - Max 42.13 - 63.07
 Source The United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Swaziland from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Swaziland during that period was 52.95 years with a minimum of 42.13 years in 2005 and a maximum of 63.07 years in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 57.07 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
Swaziland - Life expectancy - Recent values chart

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Swaziland - Life expectancy - historical chart - 1960-2021




The life expectancy in Swaziland 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
 Health spending per capita 219.10 2020 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 6.51 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 57.07 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 61.25 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 53.37 2021 years
 Birth rate 24.13 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 11.36 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 2.84 2021 births per woman
 HIV infections 27.90 2021 percent
 Tuberculosis 325.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 4.60 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 42.70 2019 percent
 Prevalence of undernourishment 11.60 2021 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 77.5 2022 percent
 Suicides 29.40 2019 suicides per 100,000 people
 DPT immunization rate 97 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 97 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 83 2022 percent
 Traffic accident deaths 33.50 2019 deaths per 100,000 people
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