Ghana 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 Ghana life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Ghana in 2020 is 64.17 years, a 0.4% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Ghana in 2019 was 63.91 years, a 0.41% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Ghana in 2018 was 63.65 years, a 0.58% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Ghana in 2017 was 63.28 years, a 0.58% 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
Ghana - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 64.17 0.400%
2019 63.91 0.410%
2018 63.65 0.580%
2017 63.28 0.580%
2016 62.92 0.590%
2015 62.55 0.590%
2014 62.19 0.590%
2013 61.82 0.550%
2012 61.48 0.550%
2011 61.14 0.560%
2010 60.81 0.560%
2009 60.47 0.560%
2008 60.13 0.880%
2007 59.60 0.890%
2006 59.08 0.900%
2005 58.55 0.910%
2004 58.03 0.910%
2003 57.50 0.170%
2002 57.40 0.170%
2001 57.30 0.170%
2000 57.20 0.180%
1999 57.10 0.180%
1998 57.00 -0.270%
1997 57.16 -0.270%
1996 57.31 -0.270%
1995 57.47 -0.270%
1994 57.62 -0.270%
1993 57.78 0.860%
1992 57.29 0.870%
1991 56.80 0.870%
1990 56.30 0.880%
1989 55.81 0.890%
1988 55.32 0.820%
1987 54.87 0.830%
1986 54.42 0.840%
1985 53.96 0.840%
1984 53.51 0.850%
1983 53.06 0.550%
1982 52.77 0.560%
1981 52.48 0.560%
1980 52.18 0.560%
1979 51.89 0.570%
1978 51.60 0.610%
1977 51.29 0.620%
1976 50.97 0.620%
1975 50.66 0.620%
1974 50.34 0.630%
1973 50.03 0.570%
1972 49.75 0.570%
1971 49.47 0.570%
1970 49.18 0.580%
1969 48.90 0.580%
1968 48.62 0.710%
1967 48.28 0.720%
1966 47.93 0.720%
1965 47.59 0.730%
1964 47.24 0.730%
1963 46.90 0.960%
1962 46.45 0.970%
1961 46.00 0.980%
1960 45.56 0.990%
1959 45.11 1.000%
1958 44.66 1.130%
1957 44.16 1.140%
1956 43.66 1.150%
1955 43.17 1.170%
1954 42.67 1.180%
1953 42.17 1.200%
1952 41.67 1.210%
1951 41.17 1.220%
1950 40.68 0.000%