According to the CIA World Factbook, the Unites States has a life expectancy of 78.11 years at birth, which makes the United States rank forty-ninth in that category out of 224 countries ranked in 2009. Macau ranks first with a life expectancy of 84.36 years.
Entry prepared by Emily VanSickle.
According to the CIA World Factbook, life expectancy at birth in the United States is 78.11 years, which makes the United States ranks fiftieth out of 223 nations in that category. Macau ranks first, with a life expectancy of 84.36 years.
According to the World Bank’s World Development Report, 2009, American women have a life expectancy at birth of 81 years, which makes the United States tied for twenty-fourth in that category with Chile, Costa Rica, and the United Kingdom. Japan ranks first, with a female life expectancy of 86 years at birth.