Barbados 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 Barbados life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Barbados in 2020 is 79.27 years, a 0.16% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Barbados in 2019 was 79.14 years, a 0.16% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Barbados in 2018 was 79.02 years, a 0.11% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Barbados in 2017 was 78.94 years, a 0.11% 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
Hong Kong 84.89
Japan 84.67
Macao 84.30
Switzerland 83.84
Singapore 83.66
Spain 83.61
Italy 83.57
Australia 83.50
Channel Islands 83.14
Iceland 83.07
South Korea 83.06
Israel 83.04
Sweden 82.87
France 82.73
Malta 82.60
Canada 82.52
Norway 82.48
New Zealand 82.36
Ireland 82.35
Netherlands 82.35
Luxembourg 82.31
Greece 82.31
Portugal 82.11
Finland 81.98
Belgium 81.70
Austria 81.63
Germany 81.41
United Kingdom 81.40
Slovenia 81.39
Cyprus 81.05
Denmark 80.97
Taiwan 80.53
Qatar 80.30
Chile 80.27
Puerto Rico 80.19
Guam 80.16
Barbados 79.27
Curacao 78.94
United States 78.93
Poland 78.78
Estonia 78.75
Panama 78.58
Croatia 78.56
UAE 78.03
Uruguay 77.99
Oman 77.95
French Polynesia 77.72
New Caledonia 77.63
Bahrain 77.35
Antigua and Barbuda 77.08
Hungary 76.90
Argentina 76.74
Aruba 76.36
Lithuania 75.95
Kuwait 75.54
Latvia 75.32
Saudi Arabia 75.22
Bahamas 73.95
Trinidad and Tobago 73.55
Seychelles 73.47
Barbados - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 79.27 0.160%
2019 79.14 0.160%
2018 79.02 0.110%
2017 78.94 0.110%
2016 78.85 0.110%
2015 78.77 0.110%
2014 78.68 0.110%
2013 78.60 0.120%
2012 78.50 0.120%
2011 78.40 0.130%
2010 78.31 0.130%
2009 78.21 0.130%
2008 78.11 0.120%
2007 78.01 0.120%
2006 77.92 0.120%
2005 77.82 0.120%
2004 77.73 0.120%
2003 77.63 0.280%
2002 77.42 0.280%
2001 77.20 0.280%
2000 76.99 0.280%
1999 76.77 0.280%
1998 76.56 0.360%
1997 76.28 0.370%
1996 76.00 0.370%
1995 75.73 0.370%
1994 75.45 0.370%
1993 75.17 0.240%
1992 74.99 0.240%
1991 74.81 0.240%
1990 74.64 0.240%
1989 74.46 0.240%
1988 74.28 0.290%
1987 74.06 0.300%
1986 73.84 0.300%
1985 73.63 0.300%
1984 73.41 0.300%
1983 73.19 0.570%
1982 72.78 0.570%
1981 72.37 0.570%
1980 71.95 0.580%
1979 71.54 0.580%
1978 71.13 0.540%
1977 70.75 0.540%
1976 70.37 0.550%
1975 69.98 0.550%
1974 69.60 0.550%
1973 69.22 0.340%
1972 68.99 0.340%
1971 68.75 0.340%
1970 68.52 0.340%
1969 68.28 0.340%
1968 68.05 0.590%
1967 67.65 0.590%
1966 67.25 0.600%
1965 66.86 0.600%
1964 66.46 0.600%
1963 66.06 1.200%
1962 65.28 1.210%
1961 64.50 1.230%
1960 63.71 1.240%
1959 62.93 1.260%
1958 62.15 2.150%
1957 60.84 2.200%
1956 59.53 2.250%
1955 58.22 2.300%
1954 56.91 2.360%
1953 55.60 2.410%
1952 54.29 2.470%
1951 52.98 2.540%
1950 51.67 0.000%