Bangladesh Life Expectancy 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Bangladesh life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Bangladesh in 2020 is 72.72 years, a 0.39% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Bangladesh in 2019 was 72.43 years, a 0.39% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Bangladesh in 2018 was 72.15 years, a 0.38% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Bangladesh in 2017 was 71.88 years, a 0.38% 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
Sri Lanka 77.06
Tunisia 76.79
Morocco 76.77
Vietnam 75.47
Honduras 75.34
Nicaragua 74.58
Georgia 73.81
Micronesia 73.52
El Salvador 73.42
Cabo Verde 73.05
Solomon Islands 73.01
Bangladesh 72.72
Ukraine 72.09
Egypt 72.06
Moldova 71.93
Bhutan 71.88
Indonesia 71.77
Uzbekistan 71.73
Bolivia 71.59
Philippines 71.28
Vanuatu 70.55
Sao Tome and Principe 70.43
Mongolia 69.94
Cambodia 69.88
India 69.73
Timor-Leste 69.56
Kiribati 68.46
Pakistan 67.33
Myanmar 67.17
Djibouti 67.07
Kenya 66.70
Sudan 65.41
Mauritania 64.99
Papua New Guinea 64.58
Ghana 64.17
Zambia 63.84
Angola 61.21
Eswatini 60.01
Cameroon 59.39
Nigeria 54.81
Lesotho 54.37
Bangladesh - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 72.72 0.390%
2019 72.43 0.390%
2018 72.15 0.380%
2017 71.88 0.380%
2016 71.61 0.380%
2015 71.33 0.380%
2014 71.06 0.380%
2013 70.79 0.560%
2012 70.40 0.560%
2011 70.01 0.560%
2010 69.61 0.570%
2009 69.22 0.570%
2008 68.83 0.650%
2007 68.38 0.660%
2006 67.94 0.660%
2005 67.49 0.670%
2004 67.05 0.670%
2003 66.60 0.780%
2002 66.08 0.790%
2001 65.56 0.800%
2000 65.05 0.800%
1999 64.53 0.810%
1998 64.01 1.300%
1997 63.19 1.320%
1996 62.37 1.340%
1995 61.54 1.350%
1994 60.72 1.370%
1993 59.90 1.080%
1992 59.26 1.090%
1991 58.62 1.100%
1990 57.98 1.120%
1989 57.34 1.130%
1988 56.70 1.020%
1987 56.13 1.030%
1986 55.56 1.040%
1985 54.98 1.050%
1984 54.41 1.060%
1983 53.84 0.850%
1982 53.39 0.860%
1981 52.93 0.870%
1980 52.48 0.870%
1979 52.02 0.880%
1978 51.57 2.280%
1977 50.42 2.340%
1976 49.27 2.390%
1975 48.11 2.450%
1974 46.96 2.510%
1973 45.81 -1.220%
1972 46.37 -1.200%
1971 46.94 -1.190%
1970 47.50 -1.170%
1969 48.07 -1.160%
1968 48.63 0.820%
1967 48.24 0.820%
1966 47.84 0.830%
1965 47.45 0.840%
1964 47.05 0.840%
1963 46.66 1.210%
1962 46.10 1.230%
1961 45.54 1.240%
1960 44.98 1.260%
1959 44.42 1.280%
1958 43.86 1.540%
1957 43.20 1.560%
1956 42.53 1.590%
1955 41.87 1.610%
1954 41.20 1.640%
1953 40.54 1.670%
1952 39.88 1.690%
1951 39.21 1.720%
1950 38.55 0.000%