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Life expectancy, in years, female, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 18 countries was 75.89 years. The highest value was in Kuwait: 81.46 years and the lowest value was in Djibouti: 65.02 years. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: years; Source: The United Nations Population Division
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Countries Life expectancy, female, 2021 Global rank Available data
Kuwait 81.46 1 1960 - 2021
Qatar 80.94 2 1960 - 2021
UA Emirates 80.94 3 1960 - 2021
Bahrain 80.02 4 1960 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 78.77 5 1960 - 2021
Algeria 77.96 6 1960 - 2021
Lebanon 77.25 7 1960 - 2021
Tunisia 77.15 8 1960 - 2021
Iran 76.81 9 1960 - 2021
Jordan 76.77 10 1960 - 2021
Morocco 76.4 11 1960 - 2021
Syria 75.18 12 1960 - 2021
Oman 74.72 13 1960 - 2021
Libya 74.4 14 1960 - 2021
Egypt 72.61 15 1960 - 2021
Iraq 72.42 16 1960 - 2021
Yemen 67.13 17 1960 - 2021
Djibouti 65.02 18 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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