Ordered list of the 50 countries with the lowest life expectancy at birth; characterization of each of the top ten countries…
List of countries with the lowest average life expectancy
Over the last few decades, average life expectancy at birth has increased dramatically, exceeding 80 years in many countries. However, many countries still maintain very low longevity indicators, especially in the case of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Top Ten countries with the lowest average life expectancy
10th – Chad
In Chad, the average life expectancy does not exceed 57.2 years, which makes this African country the tenth country in the world where the population has the lowest longevity.
9th – Swaziland
With an average lifespan of just 56.3 years, Swaziland is the ninth country in the world with the lowest average life expectancy at birth.
8th – Niger
Niger is yet another African country with low longevity. In this country, the average life expectancy at birth is, as in Swaziland, only 56.3 years.
7th – Uganda
The seventh position of the countries with the lowest average life expectancy at birth is occupied by Uganda, a country where the average life expectancy is only 56.3 years.
6th – Mozambique
Mozambique is also in the top ten countries with the lowest life expectancy at birth; in this Portuguese-speaking country, the average lifespan is only 54.1 years.
5th – Central African Republic
In the Central African Republic, a country martyred by war for several decades, the average life expectancy at birth does not exceed 53.3 years.
4th – Somalia
In Somalia, the average life expectancy does not go beyond 53.2 years, which makes this African country the fourth country in the world where the population has the lowest longevity.
3rd – Zambia
With an average life expectancy at birth of only 53.0, Zambia leads the podium of countries where the population is less likely to live.
2nd – Lesotho
The second position of the countries with the lowest life expectancy at birth is occupied by Lesotho. In this small southern African country, the average lifespan is only 53.0 years.
1st – Afghanistan
The list of countries with the lowest life expectancy at birth is led by Afghanistan, the only non-African country in the top ten. In Afghanistan the average lifespan is only 52.1 years.
Ordered list of the 50 countries with the highest life expectancy
|Rank||Country||Expect Avg Life|
|5||Central African Republic||53.30|
|11||Democratic Rep. of Congo||58.10|
|15||Costa do Marfim||60.10|
|45||Sao Tome and Principe||65.70|