Botswana 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 Botswana life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Botswana in 2020 is 69.40 years, a 0.22% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Botswana in 2019 was 69.24 years, a 0.22% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Botswana in 2018 was 69.09 years, a 1.37% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Botswana in 2017 was 68.15 years, a 1.39% 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
Costa Rica 80.38
Maldives 79.04
Lebanon 79.00
Cuba 78.89
Albania 78.61
Turkey 77.77
Colombia 77.36
Thailand 77.19
Ecuador 77.10
China 76.96
Algeria 76.95
Montenegro 76.95
Peru 76.82
Iran 76.74
Malaysia 76.22
Romania 76.10
Serbia 76.05
Brazil 75.96
North Macedonia 75.86
Mexico 75.15
Armenia 75.14
Bulgaria 75.11
Mauritius 75.06
Belarus 74.77
Belize 74.66
Jordan 74.60
Jamaica 74.55
Guatemala 74.38
Paraguay 74.28
Dominican Republic 74.15
Kazakhstan 73.49
Samoa 73.37
Azerbaijan 73.02
Libya 73.00
Russia 72.57
Grenada 72.47
Venezuela 72.21
Suriname 71.75
Tonga 70.97
Iraq 70.65
Guyana 69.93
Botswana 69.40
Turkmenistan 68.24
Fiji 67.53
Gabon 66.45
South Africa 64.12
Namibia 63.76
Equatorial Guinea 58.88
Botswana - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 69.40 0.220%
2019 69.24 0.220%
2018 69.09 1.370%
2017 68.15 1.390%
2016 67.22 1.410%
2015 66.28 1.430%
2014 65.35 1.450%
2013 64.41 2.720%
2012 62.70 2.800%
2011 60.99 2.880%
2010 59.29 2.970%
2009 57.58 3.060%
2008 55.87 2.120%
2007 54.71 2.160%
2006 53.55 2.210%
2005 52.40 2.260%
2004 51.24 2.310%
2003 50.08 -1.030%
2002 50.60 -1.020%
2001 51.12 -1.010%
2000 51.64 -1.000%
1999 52.16 -0.990%
1998 52.68 -1.420%
1997 53.44 -1.400%
1996 54.20 -1.380%
1995 54.96 -1.360%
1994 55.72 -1.350%
1993 56.48 -1.630%
1992 57.42 -1.600%
1991 58.35 -1.580%
1990 59.29 -1.550%
1989 60.22 -1.530%
1988 61.16 0.340%
1987 60.95 0.340%
1986 60.74 0.340%
1985 60.54 0.340%
1984 60.33 0.350%
1983 60.12 0.740%
1982 59.68 0.740%
1981 59.24 0.750%
1980 58.80 0.750%
1979 58.36 0.760%
1978 57.92 0.990%
1977 57.35 1.000%
1976 56.78 1.010%
1975 56.22 1.020%
1974 55.65 1.030%
1973 55.08 0.890%
1972 54.59 0.900%
1971 54.11 0.910%
1970 53.62 0.910%
1969 53.14 0.920%
1968 52.65 0.850%
1967 52.20 0.860%
1966 51.76 0.870%
1965 51.31 0.880%
1964 50.87 0.880%
1963 50.42 1.040%
1962 49.90 1.050%
1961 49.38 1.060%
1960 48.87 1.070%
1959 48.35 1.080%
1958 47.83 1.240%
1957 47.24 1.260%
1956 46.66 1.270%
1955 46.07 1.290%
1954 45.49 1.310%
1953 44.90 1.320%
1952 44.31 1.340%
1951 43.73 1.360%
1950 43.14 0.000%