Iceland 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 Iceland life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Iceland in 2020 is 83.07 years, a 0.18% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Iceland in 2019 was 82.92 years, a 0.18% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Iceland in 2018 was 82.77 years, a 0.14% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Iceland in 2017 was 82.65 years, a 0.14% 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
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
Iceland - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 83.07 0.180%
2019 82.92 0.180%
2018 82.77 0.140%
2017 82.65 0.140%
2016 82.54 0.140%
2015 82.42 0.140%
2014 82.31 0.140%
2013 82.19 0.200%
2012 82.03 0.200%
2011 81.87 0.200%
2010 81.71 0.200%
2009 81.55 0.200%
2008 81.39 0.170%
2007 81.25 0.170%
2006 81.11 0.170%
2005 80.97 0.170%
2004 80.83 0.170%
2003 80.69 0.400%
2002 80.37 0.400%
2001 80.05 0.400%
2000 79.73 0.400%
1999 79.41 0.400%
1998 79.09 0.140%
1997 78.98 0.140%
1996 78.87 0.140%
1995 78.75 0.140%
1994 78.64 0.140%
1993 78.53 0.230%
1992 78.35 0.240%
1991 78.16 0.240%
1990 77.98 0.240%
1989 77.79 0.240%
1988 77.61 0.200%
1987 77.46 0.200%
1986 77.31 0.200%
1985 77.15 0.200%
1984 77.00 0.200%
1983 76.85 0.140%
1982 76.75 0.140%
1981 76.64 0.140%
1980 76.54 0.140%
1979 76.43 0.140%
1978 76.33 0.560%
1977 75.90 0.560%
1976 75.48 0.570%
1975 75.05 0.570%
1974 74.63 0.570%
1973 74.20 0.150%
1972 74.09 0.150%
1971 73.98 0.150%
1970 73.87 0.150%
1969 73.76 0.150%
1968 73.65 0.040%
1967 73.62 0.040%
1966 73.59 0.040%
1965 73.56 0.040%
1964 73.53 0.040%
1963 73.50 0.080%
1962 73.44 0.080%
1961 73.39 0.080%
1960 73.33 0.080%
1959 73.28 0.080%
1958 73.22 0.270%
1957 73.02 0.270%
1956 72.83 0.270%
1955 72.63 0.270%
1954 72.44 0.270%
1953 72.24 0.270%
1952 72.04 0.270%
1951 71.85 0.270%
1950 71.65 0.000%