Eritrea 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 Eritrea life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Eritrea in 2020 is 66.44 years, a 0.53% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Eritrea in 2019 was 66.09 years, a 0.53% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Eritrea in 2018 was 65.74 years, a 0.71% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Eritrea in 2017 was 65.28 years, a 0.72% 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
Eritrea - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 66.44 0.530%
2019 66.09 0.530%
2018 65.74 0.710%
2017 65.28 0.720%
2016 64.81 0.720%
2015 64.35 0.730%
2014 63.88 0.730%
2013 63.42 0.860%
2012 62.88 0.870%
2011 62.34 0.880%
2010 61.79 0.880%
2009 61.25 0.890%
2008 60.71 1.340%
2007 59.91 1.360%
2006 59.11 1.380%
2005 58.30 1.390%
2004 57.50 1.410%
2003 56.70 0.970%
2002 56.15 0.980%
2001 55.61 0.990%
2000 55.06 1.000%
1999 54.52 1.010%
1998 53.97 1.200%
1997 53.33 1.210%
1996 52.69 1.230%
1995 52.05 1.240%
1994 51.41 1.260%
1993 50.77 0.830%
1992 50.35 0.830%
1991 49.94 0.840%
1990 49.52 0.850%
1989 49.11 0.850%
1988 48.69 0.560%
1987 48.42 0.560%
1986 48.15 0.570%
1985 47.87 0.570%
1984 47.60 0.570%
1983 47.33 0.600%
1982 47.05 0.610%
1981 46.76 0.610%
1980 46.48 0.610%
1979 46.19 0.620%
1978 45.91 0.790%
1977 45.55 0.790%
1976 45.19 0.800%
1975 44.84 0.800%
1974 44.48 0.810%
1973 44.12 0.900%
1972 43.73 0.910%
1971 43.33 0.920%
1970 42.94 0.930%
1969 42.54 0.930%
1968 42.15 0.990%
1967 41.74 1.000%
1966 41.32 1.010%
1965 40.91 1.020%
1964 40.49 1.030%
1963 40.08 1.730%
1962 39.40 1.760%
1961 38.72 1.790%
1960 38.04 1.820%
1959 37.36 1.850%
1958 36.68 1.440%
1957 36.16 1.460%
1956 35.64 1.480%
1955 35.12 1.500%
1954 34.60 1.530%
1953 34.08 1.550%
1952 33.56 1.570%
1951 33.04 1.600%
1950 32.52 0.000%