Tuvalu: Life expectancy

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Life expectancy, in years

 Latest value 64.55
 Year 2021
 Measure years
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 60.15
 Min - Max 46.35 - 64.55
 Source The United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Tuvalu from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Tuvalu during that period was 60.15 years with a minimum of 46.35 years in 1960 and a maximum of 64.55 years in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 64.55 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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Tuvalu - Life expectancy - Recent values chart

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Tuvalu - Life expectancy - historical chart - 1960-2021

The life expectancy in Tuvalu 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 1,071.31 2020 U.S. dollars
 Health spending as percent of GDP 21.54 2020 percent
 Life expectancy 64.55 2021 years
 Life expectancy, female 69.14 2021 years
 Life expectancy, male 60.82 2021 years
 Birth rate 23.48 2021 births per 1000 people
 Death rate 10.16 2021 deaths per 1000 people
 Fertility rate 3.16 2021 births per woman
 Tuberculosis 296.00 2022 cases per 100,000 people
 Diabetes prevalence 20.30 2021 percent
 Prevalence of anemia among children 41.90 2019 percent
 Access to drinking water, rural 5.4 2022 percent
 Access to drinking water, urban 10.5 2022 percent
 DPT immunization rate 91 2022 percent
 Hepatitis B immunization rate 91 2022 percent
 Measles immunization rate 90 2022 percent
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