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Life expectancy, in years, female, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 12 countries was 75.17 years. The highest value was in Chile: 81.44 years and the lowest value was in Bolivia: 66.8 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
Chile 81.44 1 -
Uruguay 79.26 2 -
Argentina 78.65 3 -
Ecuador 77.46 4 -
Colombia 76.44 5 -
Brazil 76.01 6 -
Venezuela 75.21 7 -
Peru 74.75 8 -
Suriname 73.55 9 -
Paraguay 73.39 10 -
Guyana 69.1 11 -
Bolivia 66.8 12 -



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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