Guatemala 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 Guatemala life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Guatemala in 2020 is 74.38 years, a 0.3% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Guatemala in 2019 was 74.16 years, a 0.3% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Guatemala in 2018 was 73.94 years, a 0.41% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Guatemala in 2017 was 73.64 years, a 0.41% 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
Guatemala - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 74.38 0.300%
2019 74.16 0.300%
2018 73.94 0.410%
2017 73.64 0.410%
2016 73.34 0.410%
2015 73.04 0.410%
2014 72.74 0.410%
2013 72.44 0.540%
2012 72.05 0.540%
2011 71.66 0.540%
2010 71.28 0.550%
2009 70.89 0.550%
2008 70.50 0.440%
2007 70.19 0.450%
2006 69.88 0.450%
2005 69.56 0.450%
2004 69.25 0.450%
2003 68.94 0.700%
2002 68.46 0.700%
2001 67.98 0.710%
2000 67.51 0.710%
1999 67.03 0.720%
1998 66.55 0.900%
1997 65.96 0.910%
1996 65.37 0.910%
1995 64.77 0.920%
1994 64.18 0.930%
1993 63.59 0.830%
1992 63.07 0.830%
1991 62.55 0.840%
1990 62.02 0.850%
1989 61.50 0.860%
1988 60.98 0.850%
1987 60.46 0.860%
1986 59.95 0.870%
1985 59.43 0.880%
1984 58.92 0.880%
1983 58.40 0.760%
1982 57.96 0.770%
1981 57.52 0.770%
1980 57.07 0.780%
1979 56.63 0.790%
1978 56.19 0.800%
1977 55.75 0.800%
1976 55.30 0.810%
1975 54.86 0.820%
1974 54.41 0.820%
1973 53.97 1.140%
1972 53.36 1.150%
1971 52.75 1.170%
1970 52.15 1.180%
1969 51.54 1.190%
1968 50.93 1.160%
1967 50.35 1.170%
1966 49.76 1.190%
1965 49.18 1.200%
1964 48.59 1.220%
1963 48.01 1.070%
1962 47.50 1.090%
1961 46.99 1.100%
1960 46.48 1.110%
1959 45.97 1.120%
1958 45.46 1.130%
1957 44.95 1.140%
1956 44.44 1.160%
1955 43.94 1.170%
1954 43.43 1.180%
1953 42.92 1.200%
1952 42.41 1.210%
1951 41.90 1.230%
1950 41.40 0.000%