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United Kingdom - Life expectancy at birth

81.6
(years)
in 2015

Between 1966 and 2015, life expectancy of United Kingdom grew substantially from 71.6 to 81.6 years rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 0.77 % in 1967 and then decreased to 0.37 % in 2015.

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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 81.6 0.37 %
2014 81.3 0.37 %
2013 81.0 0.12 %
2012 80.9 -0.06 %
2011 81.0 0.68 %
2010 80.4 0.44 %
2009 80.1 0.57 %
2008 79.6 0.19 %
2007 79.4 0.25 %
2006 79.2 0.25 %
2005 79.0 0.38 %
2004 78.7