Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Hong Kong in 2020 is 84.89 years, a 0.16% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Hong Kong in 2019 was 84.76 years, a 0.16% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Hong Kong in 2018 was 84.63 years, a 0.29% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Hong Kong in 2017 was 84.38 years, a 0.29% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Life Expectancy
Country Name 2020 Life Expectancy
Hong Kong 84.89
Japan 84.67
Macao 84.30
Switzerland 83.84
Singapore 83.66
Spain 83.61
Italy 83.57
Australia 83.50
Channel Islands 83.14
Iceland 83.07
South Korea 83.06
Israel 83.04
Sweden 82.87
France 82.73
Malta 82.60
Canada 82.52
Norway 82.48
New Zealand 82.36
Ireland 82.35
Netherlands 82.35
Luxembourg 82.31
Greece 82.31
Portugal 82.11
Finland 81.98
Belgium 81.70
Austria 81.63
Germany 81.41
United Kingdom 81.40
Slovenia 81.39
Cyprus 81.05
Denmark 80.97
Taiwan 80.53
Qatar 80.30
Chile 80.27
Puerto Rico 80.19
Guam 80.16
Barbados 79.27
Curacao 78.94
United States 78.93
Poland 78.78
Estonia 78.75
Panama 78.58
Croatia 78.56
UAE 78.03
Uruguay 77.99
Oman 77.95
French Polynesia 77.72
New Caledonia 77.63
Bahrain 77.35
Antigua and Barbuda 77.08
Hungary 76.90
Argentina 76.74
Aruba 76.36
Lithuania 75.95
Kuwait 75.54
Latvia 75.32
Saudi Arabia 75.22
Bahamas 73.95
Trinidad and Tobago 73.55
Seychelles 73.47
Hong Kong - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 84.89 0.160%
2019 84.76 0.160%
2018 84.63 0.290%
2017 84.38 0.290%
2016 84.14 0.290%
2015 83.89 0.290%
2014 83.65 0.290%
2013 83.40 0.230%
2012 83.21 0.230%
2011 83.01 0.230%
2010 82.82 0.230%
2009 82.62 0.240%
2008 82.43 0.250%
2007 82.23 0.250%
2006 82.02 0.250%
2005 81.82 0.250%
2004 81.61 0.250%
2003 81.41 0.350%
2002 81.12 0.350%
2001 80.84 0.360%
2000 80.55 0.360%
1999 80.27 0.360%
1998 79.98 0.490%
1997 79.59 0.490%
1996 79.20 0.490%
1995 78.81 0.500%
1994 78.42 0.500%
1993 78.03 0.280%
1992 77.82 0.280%
1991 77.60 0.280%
1990 77.39 0.280%
1989 77.17 0.280%
1988 76.96 0.350%
1987 76.69 0.350%
1986 76.42 0.350%
1985 76.15 0.360%
1984 75.88 0.360%
1983 75.61 0.490%
1982 75.24 0.490%
1981 74.87 0.500%
1980 74.50 0.500%
1979 74.13 0.500%
1978 73.76 0.350%
1977 73.51 0.350%
1976 73.25 0.350%
1975 73.00 0.350%
1974 72.74 0.350%
1973 72.49 0.450%
1972 72.16 0.460%
1971 71.83 0.460%
1970 71.51 0.460%
1969 71.18 0.460%
1968 70.85 0.580%
1967 70.44 0.580%
1966 70.03 0.590%
1965 69.63 0.590%
1964 69.22 0.590%
1963 68.81 0.860%
1962 68.22 0.870%
1961 67.64 0.870%
1960 67.05 0.880%
1959 66.47 0.890%
1958 65.88 0.840%
1957 65.33 0.840%
1956 64.79 0.850%
1955 64.24 0.860%
1954 63.70 0.860%
1953 63.15 0.870%
1952 62.60 0.880%
1951 62.06 0.890%
1950 61.51 0.000%