Russia 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 Russia life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Russia in 2020 is 72.57 years, a 0.19% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Russia in 2019 was 72.43 years, a 0.19% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Russia in 2018 was 72.29 years, a 0.56% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Russia in 2017 was 71.89 years, a 0.57% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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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
Russia - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 72.57 0.190%
2019 72.43 0.190%
2018 72.29 0.560%
2017 71.89 0.570%
2016 71.48 0.570%
2015 71.08 0.570%
2014 70.67 0.570%
2013 70.27 0.900%
2012 69.64 0.910%
2011 69.02 0.920%
2010 68.39 0.920%
2009 67.77 0.930%
2008 67.14 0.660%
2007 66.70 0.660%
2006 66.26 0.670%
2005 65.83 0.670%
2004 65.39 0.670%
2003 64.95 -0.230%
2002 65.10 -0.230%
2001 65.25 -0.230%
2000 65.40 -0.230%
1999 65.55 -0.230%
1998 65.70 -0.270%
1997 65.88 -0.270%
1996 66.05 -0.270%
1995 66.23 -0.270%
1994 66.40 -0.260%
1993 66.58 -0.760%
1992 67.09 -0.750%
1991 67.60 -0.750%
1990 68.11 -0.740%
1989 68.62 -0.740%
1988 69.13 0.480%
1987 68.80 0.480%
1986 68.47 0.490%
1985 68.13 0.490%
1984 67.80 0.490%
1983 67.47 -0.030%
1982 67.49 -0.030%
1981 67.51 -0.030%
1980 67.53 -0.030%
1979 67.55 -0.030%
1978 67.57 -0.220%
1977 67.72 -0.220%
1976 67.87 -0.220%
1975 68.01 -0.220%
1974 68.16 -0.220%
1973 68.31 -0.050%
1972 68.34 -0.050%
1971 68.37 -0.050%
1970 68.41 -0.050%
1969 68.44 -0.050%
1968 68.47 0.170%
1967 68.35 0.170%
1966 68.23 0.170%
1965 68.12 0.170%
1964 68.00 0.170%
1963 67.88 0.920%
1962 67.26 0.920%
1961 66.65 0.930%
1960 66.03 0.940%
1959 65.42 0.950%
1958 64.80 1.980%
1957 63.54 2.020%
1956 62.29 2.060%
1955 61.03 2.100%
1954 59.78 2.150%
1953 58.52 2.190%
1952 57.26 2.240%
1951 56.01 2.290%
1950 54.75 0.000%