India 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 India life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for India in 2020 is 69.73 years, a 0.33% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for India in 2019 was 69.50 years, a 0.33% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for India in 2018 was 69.27 years, a 0.43% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for India in 2017 was 68.97 years, a 0.44% 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
India - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 69.73 0.330%
2019 69.50 0.330%
2018 69.27 0.430%
2017 68.97 0.440%
2016 68.67 0.440%
2015 68.37 0.440%
2014 68.07 0.440%
2013 67.77 0.670%
2012 67.32 0.670%
2011 66.87 0.670%
2010 66.43 0.680%
2009 65.98 0.680%
2008 65.53 0.620%
2007 65.12 0.630%
2006 64.72 0.630%
2005 64.31 0.640%
2004 63.91 0.640%
2003 63.50 0.640%
2002 63.09 0.650%
2001 62.69 0.650%
2000 62.28 0.660%
1999 61.88 0.660%
1998 61.47 0.770%
1997 61.00 0.780%
1996 60.53 0.780%
1995 60.06 0.790%
1994 59.59 0.790%
1993 59.12 0.830%
1992 58.63 0.840%
1991 58.15 0.840%
1990 57.66 0.850%
1989 57.18 0.860%
1988 56.69 0.630%
1987 56.33 0.640%
1986 55.98 0.640%
1985 55.62 0.640%
1984 55.27 0.650%
1983 54.91 0.880%
1982 54.43 0.890%
1981 53.95 0.900%
1980 53.47 0.910%
1979 52.99 0.910%
1978 52.51 1.210%
1977 51.88 1.230%
1976 51.25 1.240%
1975 50.63 1.260%
1974 50.00 1.270%
1973 49.37 1.340%
1972 48.72 1.360%
1971 48.06 1.380%
1970 47.41 1.400%
1969 46.75 1.420%
1968 46.10 1.390%
1967 45.47 1.410%
1966 44.84 1.430%
1965 44.20 1.450%
1964 43.57 1.470%
1963 42.94 1.420%
1962 42.34 1.440%
1961 41.74 1.460%
1960 41.13 1.490%
1959 40.53 1.510%
1958 39.93 1.500%
1957 39.34 1.520%
1956 38.75 1.550%
1955 38.16 1.570%
1954 37.57 1.600%
1953 36.98 1.620%
1952 36.39 1.650%
1951 35.80 1.680%
1950 35.21 0.000%