Jamaica 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 Jamaica life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Jamaica in 2020 is 74.55 years, a 0.15% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Jamaica in 2019 was 74.44 years, a 0.15% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Jamaica in 2018 was 74.33 years, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Jamaica in 2017 was 74.26 years, a 0.1% 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
Jamaica - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 74.55 0.150%
2019 74.44 0.150%
2018 74.33 0.100%
2017 74.26 0.100%
2016 74.19 0.100%
2015 74.11 0.100%
2014 74.04 0.100%
2013 73.97 -0.050%
2012 74.01 -0.050%
2011 74.04 -0.050%
2010 74.08 -0.050%
2009 74.11 -0.050%
2008 74.15 0.010%
2007 74.14 0.010%
2006 74.14 0.010%
2005 74.13 0.010%
2004 74.13 0.010%
2003 74.12 0.000%
2002 74.12 0.000%
2001 74.12 0.000%
2000 74.13 0.000%
1999 74.13 0.000%
1998 74.13 0.060%
1997 74.09 0.060%
1996 74.04 0.060%
1995 74.00 0.060%
1994 73.95 0.060%
1993 73.91 0.420%
1992 73.60 0.420%
1991 73.29 0.420%
1990 72.99 0.420%
1989 72.68 0.430%
1988 72.37 0.290%
1987 72.16 0.290%
1986 71.95 0.290%
1985 71.74 0.290%
1984 71.53 0.290%
1983 71.32 0.320%
1982 71.09 0.320%
1981 70.86 0.320%
1980 70.64 0.320%
1979 70.41 0.320%
1978 70.18 0.450%
1977 69.86 0.450%
1976 69.55 0.460%
1975 69.23 0.460%
1974 68.92 0.460%
1973 68.60 0.400%
1972 68.32 0.410%
1971 68.05 0.410%
1970 67.77 0.410%
1969 67.50 0.410%
1968 67.22 0.510%
1967 66.88 0.510%
1966 66.54 0.510%
1965 66.21 0.510%
1964 65.87 0.520%
1963 65.53 0.580%
1962 65.15 0.590%
1961 64.77 0.590%
1960 64.39 0.590%
1959 64.01 0.600%
1958 63.63 1.300%
1957 62.81 1.320%
1956 62.00 1.330%
1955 61.18 1.350%
1954 60.37 1.370%
1953 59.55 1.390%
1952 58.73 1.410%
1951 57.92 1.430%
1950 57.10 0.000%