Namibia 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 Namibia life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Namibia in 2020 is 63.76 years, a 0.58% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Namibia in 2019 was 63.39 years, a 0.58% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Namibia in 2018 was 63.02 years, a 0.84% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Namibia in 2017 was 62.49 years, a 0.85% 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
Namibia - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 63.76 0.580%
2019 63.39 0.580%
2018 63.02 0.840%
2017 62.49 0.850%
2016 61.97 0.860%
2015 61.44 0.860%
2014 60.92 0.870%
2013 60.39 2.510%
2012 58.91 2.570%
2011 57.44 2.640%
2010 55.96 2.710%
2009 54.49 2.780%
2008 53.01 0.900%
2007 52.54 0.910%
2006 52.06 0.920%
2005 51.59 0.930%
2004 51.11 0.940%
2003 50.64 -1.710%
2002 51.52 -1.680%
2001 52.40 -1.650%
2000 53.28 -1.620%
1999 54.16 -1.600%
1998 55.04 -2.190%
1997 56.27 -2.140%
1996 57.50 -2.090%
1995 58.73 -2.050%
1994 59.96 -2.010%
1993 61.19 0.160%
1992 61.09 0.160%
1991 60.99 0.160%
1990 60.89 0.160%
1989 60.79 0.160%
1988 60.69 0.880%
1987 60.16 0.890%
1986 59.63 0.900%
1985 59.09 0.910%
1984 58.56 0.920%
1983 58.03 0.460%
1982 57.76 0.470%
1981 57.49 0.470%
1980 57.23 0.470%
1979 56.96 0.470%
1978 56.69 1.000%
1977 56.13 1.010%
1976 55.57 1.020%
1975 55.00 1.030%
1974 54.44 1.040%
1973 53.88 0.930%
1972 53.38 0.940%
1971 52.89 0.950%
1970 52.39 0.960%
1969 51.90 0.960%
1968 51.40 1.210%
1967 50.78 1.230%
1966 50.17 1.240%
1965 49.55 1.260%
1964 48.94 1.270%
1963 48.32 1.590%
1962 47.56 1.620%
1961 46.80 1.650%
1960 46.05 1.670%
1959 45.29 1.700%
1958 44.53 1.750%
1957 43.76 1.780%
1956 43.00 1.810%
1955 42.23 1.850%
1954 41.47 1.880%
1953 40.70 1.920%
1952 39.93 1.960%
1951 39.17 1.990%
1950 38.40 0.000%