Gambia 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 Gambia life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Gambia in 2020 is 62.23 years, a 0.56% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Gambia in 2019 was 61.88 years, a 0.56% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Gambia in 2018 was 61.54 years, a 0.4% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Gambia in 2017 was 61.30 years, a 0.4% 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
Gambia - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 62.23 0.560%
2019 61.88 0.560%
2018 61.54 0.400%
2017 61.30 0.400%
2016 61.05 0.400%
2015 60.81 0.400%
2014 60.56 0.400%
2013 60.32 0.490%
2012 60.03 0.490%
2011 59.73 0.490%
2010 59.44 0.500%
2009 59.14 0.500%
2008 58.85 0.650%
2007 58.47 0.660%
2006 58.09 0.660%
2005 57.70 0.670%
2004 57.32 0.670%
2003 56.94 0.700%
2002 56.54 0.710%
2001 56.14 0.710%
2000 55.75 0.720%
1999 55.35 0.720%
1998 54.95 0.750%
1997 54.54 0.760%
1996 54.13 0.760%
1995 53.72 0.770%
1994 53.31 0.780%
1993 52.90 0.580%
1992 52.60 0.580%
1991 52.29 0.580%
1990 51.99 0.590%
1989 51.68 0.590%
1988 51.38 1.240%
1987 50.75 1.250%
1986 50.12 1.270%
1985 49.50 1.290%
1984 48.87 1.300%
1983 48.24 1.670%
1982 47.45 1.700%
1981 46.65 1.730%
1980 45.86 1.760%
1979 45.06 1.790%
1978 44.27 1.920%
1977 43.44 1.960%
1976 42.60 2.000%
1975 41.77 2.040%
1974 40.93 2.080%
1973 40.10 2.180%
1972 39.25 2.220%
1971 38.39 2.280%
1970 37.54 2.330%
1969 36.68 2.380%
1968 35.83 1.700%
1967 35.23 1.730%
1966 34.63 1.760%
1965 34.03 1.790%
1964 33.43 1.830%
1963 32.83 0.790%
1962 32.57 0.790%
1961 32.32 0.800%
1960 32.06 0.800%
1959 31.81 0.810%
1958 31.55 0.830%
1957 31.29 0.840%
1956 31.03 0.840%
1955 30.77 0.850%
1954 30.51 0.860%
1953 30.25 0.870%
1952 29.99 0.870%
1951 29.73 0.880%
1950 29.47 0.000%