Iran 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 Iran life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Iran in 2020 is 76.74 years, a 0.26% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Iran in 2019 was 76.55 years, a 0.26% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Iran in 2018 was 76.35 years, a 0.34% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Iran in 2017 was 76.09 years, a 0.35% 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
Iran - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 76.74 0.260%
2019 76.55 0.260%
2018 76.35 0.340%
2017 76.09 0.350%
2016 75.83 0.350%
2015 75.56 0.350%
2014 75.30 0.350%
2013 75.04 0.620%
2012 74.58 0.630%
2011 74.11 0.630%
2010 73.65 0.630%
2009 73.18 0.640%
2008 72.72 0.430%
2007 72.41 0.440%
2006 72.09 0.440%
2005 71.78 0.440%
2004 71.46 0.440%
2003 71.15 0.580%
2002 70.74 0.590%
2001 70.33 0.590%
2000 69.91 0.590%
1999 69.50 0.600%
1998 69.09 0.640%
1997 68.65 0.640%
1996 68.22 0.640%
1995 67.78 0.650%
1994 67.35 0.650%
1993 66.91 2.120%
1992 65.52 2.160%
1991 64.13 2.210%
1990 62.75 2.260%
1989 61.36 2.310%
1988 59.97 2.700%
1987 58.40 2.770%
1986 56.82 2.850%
1985 55.25 2.930%
1984 53.67 3.020%
1983 52.10 -1.740%
1982 53.02 -1.710%
1981 53.94 -1.680%
1980 54.87 -1.650%
1979 55.79 -1.630%
1978 56.71 1.450%
1977 55.90 1.470%
1976 55.09 1.490%
1975 54.28 1.510%
1974 53.47 1.540%
1973 52.66 1.340%
1972 51.96 1.360%
1971 51.27 1.380%
1970 50.57 1.400%
1969 49.88 1.420%
1968 49.18 1.150%
1967 48.62 1.170%
1966 48.06 1.180%
1965 47.50 1.190%
1964 46.94 1.210%
1963 46.38 1.260%
1962 45.80 1.270%
1961 45.23 1.290%
1960 44.65 1.310%
1959 44.08 1.320%
1958 43.50 1.360%
1957 42.92 1.370%
1956 42.34 1.390%
1955 41.75 1.410%
1954 41.17 1.430%
1953 40.59 1.450%
1952 40.01 1.480%
1951 39.43 1.500%
1950 38.84 0.000%