Iraq 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 Iraq life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Iraq in 2020 is 70.65 years, a 0.2% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Iraq in 2019 was 70.51 years, a 0.2% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Iraq in 2018 was 70.37 years, a 0.28% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Iraq in 2017 was 70.18 years, a 0.28% 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
Iraq - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 70.65 0.200%
2019 70.51 0.200%
2018 70.37 0.280%
2017 70.18 0.280%
2016 69.98 0.280%
2015 69.79 0.280%
2014 69.59 0.280%
2013 69.40 0.410%
2012 69.12 0.410%
2011 68.84 0.410%
2010 68.56 0.410%
2009 68.28 0.410%
2008 68.00 -0.230%
2007 68.15 -0.230%
2006 68.31 -0.220%
2005 68.46 -0.220%
2004 68.62 -0.220%
2003 68.77 -0.070%
2002 68.82 -0.070%
2001 68.87 -0.070%
2000 68.92 -0.070%
1999 68.97 -0.070%
1998 69.02 0.490%
1997 68.68 0.490%
1996 68.34 0.500%
1995 68.01 0.500%
1994 67.67 0.500%
1993 67.33 0.960%
1992 66.69 0.970%
1991 66.05 0.980%
1990 65.42 0.980%
1989 64.78 0.990%
1988 64.14 1.780%
1987 63.02 1.810%
1986 61.90 1.840%
1985 60.78 1.880%
1984 59.66 1.910%
1983 58.54 -1.070%
1982 59.18 -1.060%
1981 59.81 -1.050%
1980 60.45 -1.040%
1979 61.08 -1.030%
1978 61.72 0.720%
1977 61.28 0.730%
1976 60.84 0.730%
1975 60.39 0.740%
1974 59.95 0.740%
1973 59.51 1.070%
1972 58.88 1.090%
1971 58.25 1.100%
1970 57.61 1.110%
1969 56.98 1.120%
1968 56.35 1.980%
1967 55.26 2.020%
1966 54.16 2.060%
1965 53.07 2.100%
1964 51.97 2.150%
1963 50.88 2.400%
1962 49.69 2.460%
1961 48.49 2.520%
1960 47.30 2.590%
1959 46.10 2.660%
1958 44.91 3.200%
1957 43.52 3.310%
1956 42.12 3.420%
1955 40.73 3.540%
1954 39.33 3.670%
1953 37.94 3.810%
1952 36.55 3.970%
1951 35.15 4.130%
1950 33.76 0.000%