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South Africa - Life expectancy at birth

57.4
(years)
in 2015

South Africa life expectancy was at level of 57.4 years in 2015, up from 57.2 years previous year, this is a change of 0.45 %.

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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.

Date Value Change, %
2015 57.4 0.45 %
2014 57.2 0.79 %
2013 56.7 1.14 %
2012 56.1 1.45 %
2011 55.3 1.66 %
2010 54.4 1.73 %
2009 53.5 1.58 %
2008 52.6 1.23 %
2007 52.0 0.74 %
2006 51.6 0.11 %
2005 51.6 -0.61 %
2004 51.9