Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea life expectancy from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Papua New Guinea in 2021 is 64.79 years, a 0.33% increase from 2020.
  • The life expectancy for Papua New Guinea in 2020 was 64.58 years, a 0.33% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Papua New Guinea in 2019 was 64.36 years, a 0.33% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Papua New Guinea in 2018 was 64.15 years, a 0.44% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2021 Life Expectancy
Sri Lanka 77.22
Morocco 76.99
Tunisia 76.98
Vietnam 75.57
Honduras 75.52
Nicaragua 74.80
Georgia 73.95
Micronesia 73.70
El Salvador 73.63
Cabo Verde 73.23
Solomon Islands 73.14
Bangladesh 73.00
Ukraine 72.23
Egypt 72.22
Bhutan 72.17
Moldova 72.05
Indonesia 71.96
Bolivia 71.84
Uzbekistan 71.84
Philippines 71.41
Vanuatu 70.69
Sao Tome and Principe 70.63
Mongolia 70.14
Cambodia 70.10
India 69.96
Timor-Leste 69.77
Kiribati 68.70
Pakistan 67.48
Myanmar 67.37
Djibouti 67.34
Kenya 66.95
Sudan 65.63
Mauritania 65.19
Papua New Guinea 64.79
Ghana 64.42
Zambia 64.12
Angola 61.55
Eswatini 60.35
Cameroon 59.70
Nigeria 55.12
Lesotho 54.79
Papua New Guinea - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2021 64.79 0.330%
2020 64.58 0.330%
2019 64.36 0.330%
2018 64.15 0.440%
2017 63.87 0.450%
2016 63.58 0.450%
2015 63.30 0.450%
2014 63.01 0.450%
2013 62.73 0.450%
2012 62.45 0.450%
2011 62.17 0.460%
2010 61.88 0.460%
2009 61.60 0.460%
2008 61.32 0.500%
2007 61.02 0.500%
2006 60.71 0.500%
2005 60.41 0.510%
2004 60.10 0.510%
2003 59.80 0.360%
2002 59.59 0.360%
2001 59.38 0.360%
2000 59.16 0.360%
1999 58.95 0.360%
1998 58.74 0.490%
1997 58.45 0.490%
1996 58.17 0.490%
1995 57.88 0.500%
1994 57.60 0.500%
1993 57.31 0.590%
1992 56.97 0.590%
1991 56.64 0.600%
1990 56.30 0.600%
1989 55.97 0.600%
1988 55.63 0.580%
1987 55.31 0.580%
1986 54.99 0.590%
1985 54.67 0.590%
1984 54.35 0.590%
1983 54.03 1.070%
1982 53.46 1.090%
1981 52.88 1.100%
1980 52.31 1.110%
1979 51.73 1.120%
1978 51.16 1.360%
1977 50.48 1.370%
1976 49.79 1.390%
1975 49.11 1.410%
1974 48.42 1.430%
1973 47.74 1.570%
1972 47.00 1.590%
1971 46.27 1.620%
1970 45.53 1.640%
1969 44.80 1.670%
1968 44.06 1.670%
1967 43.34 1.700%
1966 42.61 1.730%
1965 41.89 1.760%
1964 41.16 1.790%
1963 40.44 1.500%
1962 39.84 1.520%
1961 39.25 1.540%
1960 38.65 1.570%
1959 38.06 1.590%
1958 37.46 1.850%
1957 36.78 1.890%
1956 36.10 1.930%
1955 35.41 1.960%
1954 34.73 2.000%
1953 34.05 2.040%
1952 33.37 2.090%
1951 32.69 2.130%
1950 32.00 0.000%