Bhutan Life Expectancy 1950-2021

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Bhutan life expectancy from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Bhutan in 2021 is 72.17 years, a 0.41% increase from 2020.
  • The life expectancy for Bhutan in 2020 was 71.88 years, a 0.42% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Bhutan in 2019 was 71.58 years, a 0.42% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Bhutan in 2018 was 71.28 years, a 0.53% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Life Expectancy
Country Name 2021 Life Expectancy
Sri Lanka 77.22
Morocco 76.99
Tunisia 76.98
Vietnam 75.57
Honduras 75.52
Nicaragua 74.80
Georgia 73.95
Micronesia 73.70
El Salvador 73.63
Cabo Verde 73.23
Solomon Islands 73.14
Bangladesh 73.00
Ukraine 72.23
Egypt 72.22
Bhutan 72.17
Moldova 72.05
Indonesia 71.96
Bolivia 71.84
Uzbekistan 71.84
Philippines 71.41
Vanuatu 70.69
Sao Tome and Principe 70.63
Mongolia 70.14
Cambodia 70.10
India 69.96
Timor-Leste 69.77
Kiribati 68.70
Pakistan 67.48
Myanmar 67.37
Djibouti 67.34
Kenya 66.95
Sudan 65.63
Mauritania 65.19
Papua New Guinea 64.79
Ghana 64.42
Zambia 64.12
Angola 61.55
Eswatini 60.35
Cameroon 59.70
Nigeria 55.12
Lesotho 54.79
Bhutan - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2021 72.17 0.410%
2020 71.88 0.420%
2019 71.58 0.420%
2018 71.28 0.530%
2017 70.91 0.530%
2016 70.53 0.530%
2015 70.16 0.540%
2014 69.78 0.540%
2013 69.41 0.680%
2012 68.94 0.690%
2011 68.47 0.690%
2010 67.99 0.700%
2009 67.52 0.700%
2008 67.05 1.160%
2007 66.28 1.180%
2006 65.51 1.190%
2005 64.73 1.210%
2004 63.96 1.220%
2003 63.19 1.480%
2002 62.27 1.500%
2001 61.35 1.530%
2000 60.42 1.550%
1999 59.50 1.570%
1998 58.58 1.300%
1997 57.83 1.320%
1996 57.07 1.340%
1995 56.32 1.360%
1994 55.56 1.380%
1993 54.81 1.420%
1992 54.04 1.440%
1991 53.28 1.460%
1990 52.51 1.480%
1989 51.75 1.500%
1988 50.98 1.430%
1987 50.26 1.450%
1986 49.54 1.470%
1985 48.83 1.490%
1984 48.11 1.520%
1983 47.39 1.590%
1982 46.65 1.610%
1981 45.91 1.640%
1980 45.17 1.670%
1979 44.43 1.690%
1978 43.69 1.220%
1977 43.16 1.230%
1976 42.64 1.250%
1975 42.11 1.260%
1974 41.59 1.280%
1973 41.06 1.410%
1972 40.49 1.430%
1971 39.92 1.450%
1970 39.34 1.480%
1969 38.77 1.500%
1968 38.20 1.450%
1967 37.65 1.470%
1966 37.11 1.490%
1965 36.56 1.520%
1964 36.02 1.540%
1963 35.47 0.960%
1962 35.13 0.970%
1961 34.79 0.980%
1960 34.46 0.990%
1959 34.12 1.000%
1958 33.78 0.910%
1957 33.48 0.920%
1956 33.17 0.920%
1955 32.87 0.930%
1954 32.56 0.940%
1953 32.26 0.950%
1952 31.96 0.960%
1951 31.65 0.970%
1950 31.35 0.000%