Burundi Life Expectancy 1950-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Burundi life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Burundi in 2020 is 61.70 years, a 0.55% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Burundi in 2019 was 61.36 years, a 0.55% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Burundi in 2018 was 61.02 years, a 0.69% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Burundi in 2017 was 60.60 years, a 0.7% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Life Expectancy
Country Name 2020 Life Expectancy
Tajikistan 71.17
Nepal 70.88
Rwanda 69.06
Senegal 68.03
Madagascar 67.18
Ethiopia 66.71
Eritrea 66.44
Yemen 66.19
Tanzania 65.46
Afghanistan 64.96
Comoros 64.40
Malawi 64.31
Liberia 64.16
Haiti 64.11
Uganda 63.41
Niger 62.53
Gambia 62.23
Benin 61.92
Burkina Faso 61.74
Burundi 61.70
Guinea 61.68
Zimbabwe 61.36
Togo 61.17
Mozambique 60.88
Mali 59.44
Guinea-Bissau 58.44
South Sudan 57.95
Somalia 57.50
Sierra Leone 54.81
Chad 54.35
Central African Republic 53.35
Burundi - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 61.70 0.550%
2019 61.36 0.550%
2018 61.02 0.690%
2017 60.60 0.700%
2016 60.18 0.700%
2015 59.76 0.710%
2014 59.34 0.710%
2013 58.92 1.250%
2012 58.19 1.270%
2011 57.46 1.290%
2010 56.73 1.300%
2009 56.00 1.320%
2008 55.27 1.410%
2007 54.50 1.430%
2006 53.73 1.450%
2005 52.96 1.480%
2004 52.19 1.500%
2003 51.42 1.620%
2002 50.60 1.650%
2001 49.78 1.670%
2000 48.96 1.700%
1999 48.14 1.730%
1998 47.32 0.120%
1997 47.26 0.120%
1996 47.20 0.120%
1995 47.15 0.120%
1994 47.09 0.120%
1993 47.03 -0.630%
1992 47.33 -0.620%
1991 47.62 -0.620%
1990 47.92 -0.610%
1989 48.21 -0.610%
1988 48.51 0.510%
1987 48.26 0.510%
1986 48.02 0.510%
1985 47.77 0.520%
1984 47.53 0.520%
1983 47.28 0.420%
1982 47.08 0.420%
1981 46.88 0.420%
1980 46.69 0.430%
1979 46.49 0.430%
1978 46.29 0.900%
1977 45.88 0.910%
1976 45.47 0.910%
1975 45.05 0.920%
1974 44.64 0.930%
1973 44.23 0.320%
1972 44.09 0.320%
1971 43.95 0.320%
1970 43.81 0.320%
1969 43.67 0.320%
1968 43.53 0.690%
1967 43.23 0.700%
1966 42.93 0.700%
1965 42.63 0.710%
1964 42.33 0.710%
1963 42.03 0.720%
1962 41.73 0.730%
1961 41.43 0.730%
1960 41.12 0.740%
1959 40.82 0.750%
1958 40.52 0.740%
1957 40.22 0.750%
1956 39.92 0.750%
1955 39.63 0.760%
1954 39.33 0.760%
1953 39.03 0.770%
1952 38.73 0.780%
1951 38.43 0.780%
1950 38.14 0.000%