USA: Life expectancy, male

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 USA

Life expectancy, in years, male

 Latest value 73.50
 Year 2021
 Measure years
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 71.77
 Min - Max 66.00 - 76.50
 Source The United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1960 to 2021. The average value for the USA during that period was 71.77 years with a minimum of 66 years in 1968 and a maximum of 76.5 years in 2014. The latest value from 2021 is 73.5 years. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 192 countries is 68.97 years. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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USA - Life expectancy, male - Recent values chart

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USA - Life expectancy, male - 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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