Malaysia Life Expectancy 1950-2021

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Malaysia life expectancy from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Malaysia in 2021 is 76.36 years, a 0.19% increase from 2020.
  • The life expectancy for Malaysia in 2020 was 76.22 years, a 0.19% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Malaysia in 2019 was 76.07 years, a 0.19% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Malaysia in 2018 was 75.93 years, a 0.26% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Life Expectancy
Country Name 2021 Life Expectancy
Costa Rica 80.56
Maldives 79.32
Lebanon 79.09
Cuba 78.98
Albania 78.73
Turkey 77.99
Colombia 77.53
Thailand 77.38
Ecuador 77.31
Algeria 77.14
China 77.13
Montenegro 77.09
Peru 77.03
Iran 76.94
Malaysia 76.36
Romania 76.23
Serbia 76.19
Brazil 76.17
North Macedonia 76.00
Armenia 75.28
Mexico 75.24
Bulgaria 75.23
Mauritius 75.21
Belarus 74.92
Belize 74.80
Jordan 74.74
Jamaica 74.66
Guatemala 74.61
Paraguay 74.39
Dominican Republic 74.31
Kazakhstan 73.62
Samoa 73.49
Libya 73.14
Azerbaijan 73.12
Russia 72.70
Grenada 72.51
Venezuela 72.26
Suriname 71.87
Tonga 71.08
Iraq 70.80
Guyana 70.04
Botswana 69.55
Turkmenistan 68.37
Fiji 67.65
Gabon 66.64
South Africa 64.38
Namibia 64.12
Equatorial Guinea 59.19
Malaysia - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2021 76.36 0.190%
2020 76.22 0.190%
2019 76.07 0.190%
2018 75.93 0.260%
2017 75.74 0.260%
2016 75.54 0.260%
2015 75.35 0.260%
2014 75.15 0.260%
2013 74.96 0.250%
2012 74.77 0.250%
2011 74.59 0.250%
2010 74.40 0.250%
2009 74.22 0.250%
2008 74.03 0.260%
2007 73.84 0.260%
2006 73.65 0.260%
2005 73.46 0.260%
2004 73.27 0.260%
2003 73.08 0.260%
2002 72.89 0.260%
2001 72.70 0.260%
2000 72.52 0.260%
1999 72.33 0.260%
1998 72.14 0.190%
1997 72.01 0.190%
1996 71.87 0.190%
1995 71.74 0.190%
1994 71.60 0.190%
1993 71.47 0.370%
1992 71.21 0.370%
1991 70.95 0.370%
1990 70.69 0.370%
1989 70.43 0.370%
1988 70.17 0.340%
1987 69.93 0.340%
1986 69.70 0.340%
1985 69.46 0.340%
1984 69.23 0.340%
1983 68.99 0.520%
1982 68.63 0.530%
1981 68.27 0.530%
1980 67.91 0.530%
1979 67.55 0.540%
1978 67.19 0.460%
1977 66.88 0.470%
1976 66.57 0.470%
1975 66.26 0.470%
1974 65.95 0.470%
1973 65.64 0.670%
1972 65.20 0.680%
1971 64.76 0.680%
1970 64.33 0.690%
1969 63.89 0.690%
1968 63.45 0.700%
1967 63.01 0.710%
1966 62.57 0.710%
1965 62.12 0.720%
1964 61.68 0.720%
1963 61.24 0.890%
1962 60.70 0.900%
1961 60.16 0.910%
1960 59.61 0.920%
1959 59.07 0.930%
1958 58.53 1.240%
1957 57.81 1.250%
1956 57.10 1.270%
1955 56.38 1.290%
1954 55.67 1.300%
1953 54.95 1.320%
1952 54.23 1.340%
1951 53.52 1.360%
1950 52.80 0.000%