SDG 3 · Indicator

Life expectancy at birth

years


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Description

The average number of years that a newborn could expect to live, if he or she were to pass through life exposed to the sex- and age-specific death rates prevailing at the time of his or her birth, for a specific year, in a given country, territory, or geographic area.

Long-Term Objective

Average of best performers

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 83.

Reference

WHO

Life expectancy at birth

years
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Bangladesh

Brazil

China

India

Indonesia

Mexico

Nigeria

Pakistan

Russian Federation

United States

Source: WHO

Life expectancy at birth