Kenya 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 Kenya life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Kenya in 2020 is 66.70 years, a 0.39% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Kenya in 2019 was 66.44 years, a 0.39% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Kenya in 2018 was 66.18 years, a 0.99% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Kenya in 2017 was 65.53 years, a 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
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
Kenya - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 66.70 0.390%
2019 66.44 0.390%
2018 66.18 0.990%
2017 65.53 1.000%
2016 64.88 1.020%
2015 64.22 1.030%
2014 63.57 1.040%
2013 62.92 1.430%
2012 62.03 1.450%
2011 61.15 1.470%
2010 60.26 1.490%
2009 59.38 1.510%
2008 58.49 2.380%
2007 57.13 2.440%
2006 55.77 2.500%
2005 54.41 2.560%
2004 53.05 2.630%
2003 51.69 -0.030%
2002 51.71 -0.030%
2001 51.72 -0.030%
2000 51.74 -0.030%
1999 51.75 -0.030%
1998 51.77 -1.480%
1997 52.55 -1.460%
1996 53.33 -1.440%
1995 54.10 -1.420%
1994 54.88 -1.400%
1993 55.66 -1.050%
1992 56.25 -1.030%
1991 56.84 -1.020%
1990 57.42 -1.010%
1989 58.01 -1.000%
1988 58.60 -0.080%
1987 58.65 -0.080%
1986 58.69 -0.080%
1985 58.74 -0.080%
1984 58.78 -0.080%
1983 58.83 0.800%
1982 58.36 0.810%
1981 57.89 0.810%
1980 57.43 0.820%
1979 56.96 0.830%
1978 56.49 0.900%
1977 55.98 0.910%
1976 55.48 0.920%
1975 54.97 0.930%
1974 54.47 0.940%
1973 53.96 1.060%
1972 53.39 1.080%
1971 52.82 1.090%
1970 52.26 1.100%
1969 51.69 1.110%
1968 51.12 1.060%
1967 50.58 1.070%
1966 50.05 1.080%
1965 49.51 1.090%
1964 48.98 1.110%
1963 48.44 1.400%
1962 47.77 1.420%
1961 47.10 1.440%
1960 46.44 1.460%
1959 45.77 1.480%
1958 45.10 1.130%
1957 44.59 1.150%
1956 44.09 1.160%
1955 43.58 1.170%
1954 43.08 1.190%
1953 42.57 1.200%
1952 42.06 1.220%
1951 41.56 1.230%
1950 41.05 0.000%