Life-expectancy in nations

Life-expectancy    Healthy life-expectancy

Variable Measurement Era SPSS code N Source
Life-expectancy at birth Longevity 1970 LifeExpectancy_70 65 ??
1970-75 LifeExpectancy_73 89 UN-HDR 2001 table 8
1980 LifeExpectancy_80 43 UN-DY 1983 table 4
1990 LifeExpectancy_90 76

UN-HDR 1992 table 1

1995 LifeExpectancy_95 91 UN-HDR 1998 table 1
1997 LifeExpectancy_97 91 UN-HDR 1999 table 1
1998 LifeExpectancy_98 90 UN-HDR 2000 table 1
1999 LifeExpectancy_99 92 UN-HDR 2001 table 1
2000 LifeExpectancy_00 98

UN-HDR 2002
table 1

2001 LifeExpectancy_01 102 UN-HDR 2003
Table 1
2002 LifeExpectancy_02 107 UN-HDR 2004
table 1
2003 Lifeexpectancy_03 103 UN-HDR 2005
table 1
1995-2003 LifeExpectancy_00s 108 average life_95 to life_03
Healthy life-expectancy Years felt in good health 1990-91 HealthyYears_90 42 LIfeExpectancy_90 x 0-1 Health_902
DALE (Disability Adjusted Life Expectancy)1 1997 DALE_97 90 WHO-report 2000

1. DALE is most easily understood as the expectation of life lived in equivalent full health
2. Computed by STATNAT team


Related variables:

Related topics:
Happy life years
Age composition
Inequality in longevity

States of Nations is an inventory of country characteristics. It is part of the World Database of Happiness


Keywords added: Cross-national, Life span