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Life expectancy, in years, female, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 11 countries was 74.81 years. The highest value was in Singapore: 85.9 years and the lowest value was in India: 68.89 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
Singapore 85.9 1 1960 - 2021
Thailand 83.04 2 1960 - 2021
Vietnam 78.24 3 1960 - 2021
Malaysia 77.36 4 1960 - 2021
Brunei 76.88 5 1960 - 2021
Cambodia 72.29 6 1960 - 2021
Philippines 71.48 7 1960 - 2021
Laos 70.08 8 1960 - 2021
Indonesia 69.74 9 1960 - 2021
Burma 69 10 1960 - 2021
India 68.89 11 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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