Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Puerto Rico in 2020 is 80.19 years, a 0.21% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Puerto Rico in 2019 was 80.02 years, a 0.21% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Puerto Rico in 2018 was 79.85 years, a 0.18% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Puerto Rico in 2017 was 79.71 years, a 0.18% 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
Hong Kong 84.89
Japan 84.67
Macao 84.30
Switzerland 83.84
Singapore 83.66
Spain 83.61
Italy 83.57
Australia 83.50
Channel Islands 83.14
Iceland 83.07
South Korea 83.06
Israel 83.04
Sweden 82.87
France 82.73
Malta 82.60
Canada 82.52
Norway 82.48
New Zealand 82.36
Ireland 82.35
Netherlands 82.35
Luxembourg 82.31
Greece 82.31
Portugal 82.11
Finland 81.98
Belgium 81.70
Austria 81.63
Germany 81.41
United Kingdom 81.40
Slovenia 81.39
Cyprus 81.05
Denmark 80.97
Taiwan 80.53
Qatar 80.30
Chile 80.27
Puerto Rico 80.19
Guam 80.16
Barbados 79.27
Curacao 78.94
United States 78.93
Poland 78.78
Estonia 78.75
Panama 78.58
Croatia 78.56
UAE 78.03
Uruguay 77.99
Oman 77.95
French Polynesia 77.72
New Caledonia 77.63
Bahrain 77.35
Antigua and Barbuda 77.08
Hungary 76.90
Argentina 76.74
Aruba 76.36
Lithuania 75.95
Kuwait 75.54
Latvia 75.32
Saudi Arabia 75.22
Bahamas 73.95
Trinidad and Tobago 73.55
Seychelles 73.47
Puerto Rico - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 80.19 0.210%
2019 80.02 0.210%
2018 79.85 0.180%
2017 79.71 0.180%
2016 79.57 0.180%
2015 79.42 0.180%
2014 79.28 0.180%
2013 79.14 0.300%
2012 78.90 0.310%
2011 78.66 0.310%
2010 78.42 0.310%
2009 78.18 0.310%
2008 77.94 0.300%
2007 77.71 0.300%
2006 77.48 0.300%
2005 77.25 0.300%
2004 77.02 0.300%
2003 76.79 0.500%
2002 76.41 0.500%
2001 76.03 0.500%
2000 75.65 0.500%
1999 75.27 0.510%
1998 74.89 0.280%
1997 74.68 0.280%
1996 74.47 0.280%
1995 74.26 0.280%
1994 74.05 0.280%
1993 73.84 -0.200%
1992 73.99 -0.200%
1991 74.14 -0.200%
1990 74.29 -0.200%
1989 74.44 -0.200%
1988 74.59 0.180%
1987 74.46 0.180%
1986 74.32 0.180%
1985 74.19 0.180%
1984 74.05 0.180%
1983 73.92 0.110%
1982 73.84 0.110%
1981 73.76 0.110%
1980 73.69 0.110%
1979 73.61 0.110%
1978 73.53 0.320%
1977 73.29 0.320%
1976 73.06 0.320%
1975 72.82 0.330%
1974 72.59 0.330%
1973 72.35 0.440%
1972 72.03 0.450%
1971 71.71 0.450%
1970 71.39 0.450%
1969 71.07 0.450%
1968 70.75 0.460%
1967 70.43 0.460%
1966 70.10 0.460%
1965 69.78 0.470%
1964 69.45 0.470%
1963 69.13 0.350%
1962 68.89 0.360%
1961 68.64 0.360%
1960 68.40 0.360%
1959 68.15 0.360%
1958 67.91 1.310%
1957 67.03 1.320%
1956 66.16 1.340%
1955 65.28 1.360%
1954 64.41 1.380%
1953 63.53 1.400%
1952 62.65 1.420%
1951 61.78 1.440%
1950 60.90 0.000%