Central America 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 Central America life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Central America in 2020 is 75.15 years, a 0.16% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Central America in 2019 was 75.03 years, a 0.16% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Central America in 2018 was 74.91 years, a 0.09% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Central America in 2017 was 74.85 years, a 0.09% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2020 Life Expectancy
Central America - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 75.15 0.160%
2019 75.03 0.160%
2018 74.91 0.090%
2017 74.85 0.090%
2016 74.78 0.090%
2015 74.72 0.090%
2014 74.65 0.090%
2013 74.59 0.050%
2012 74.55 0.050%
2011 74.51 0.050%
2010 74.48 0.050%
2009 74.44 0.050%
2008 74.40 0.100%
2007 74.32 0.110%
2006 74.24 0.110%
2005 74.17 0.110%
2004 74.09 0.110%
2003 74.01 0.480%
2002 73.65 0.490%
2001 73.30 0.490%
2000 72.94 0.490%
1999 72.59 0.490%
1998 72.23 0.480%
1997 71.89 0.480%
1996 71.55 0.480%
1995 71.20 0.480%
1994 70.86 0.480%
1993 70.52 0.630%
1992 70.08 0.640%
1991 69.63 0.640%
1990 69.19 0.650%
1989 68.74 0.650%
1988 68.30 0.710%
1987 67.82 0.720%
1986 67.34 0.720%
1985 66.85 0.730%
1984 66.37 0.730%
1983 65.89 0.720%
1982 65.42 0.720%
1981 64.95 0.730%
1980 64.49 0.730%
1979 64.02 0.740%
1978 63.55 0.810%
1977 63.04 0.810%
1976 62.53 0.820%
1975 62.03 0.830%
1974 61.52 0.830%
1973 61.01 0.800%
1972 60.53 0.810%
1971 60.04 0.810%
1970 59.56 0.820%
1969 59.07 0.830%
1968 58.59 0.740%
1967 58.16 0.740%
1966 57.73 0.750%
1965 57.30 0.760%
1964 56.87 0.760%
1963 56.44 1.150%
1962 55.80 1.160%
1961 55.16 1.180%
1960 54.51 1.190%
1959 53.87 1.210%
1958 53.23 1.570%
1957 52.41 1.600%
1956 51.58 1.620%
1955 50.76 1.650%
1954 49.93 1.680%
1953 49.11 1.710%
1952 48.29 1.740%
1951 47.46 1.770%
1950 46.64 0.000%