Rwanda Life Expectancy 1950-2020

Chart and table of Rwanda life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Rwanda in 2020 is 69.06 years, a 0.45% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Rwanda in 2019 was 68.75 years, a 0.46% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Rwanda in 2018 was 68.44 years, a 0.78% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Rwanda in 2017 was 67.91 years, a 0.79% 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
Tajikistan 71.17
Nepal 70.88
Rwanda 69.06
Senegal 68.03
Madagascar 67.18
Ethiopia 66.71
Eritrea 66.44
Yemen 66.19
Tanzania 65.46
Afghanistan 64.96
Comoros 64.40
Malawi 64.31
Liberia 64.16
Haiti 64.11
Uganda 63.41
Niger 62.53
Gambia 62.23
Benin 61.92
Burkina Faso 61.74
Burundi 61.70
Guinea 61.68
Zimbabwe 61.36
Togo 61.17
Mozambique 60.88
Mali 59.44
Guinea-Bissau 58.44
South Sudan 57.95
Somalia 57.50
Sierra Leone 54.81
Chad 54.35
Central African Republic 53.35
Rwanda - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 69.06 0.450%
2019 68.75 0.460%
2018 68.44 0.780%
2017 67.91 0.790%
2016 67.38 0.790%
2015 66.85 0.800%
2014 66.32 0.810%
2013 65.79 1.780%
2012 64.64 1.810%
2011 63.49 1.850%
2010 62.33 1.880%
2009 61.18 1.920%
2008 60.03 3.310%
2007 58.11 3.420%
2006 56.18 3.550%
2005 54.26 3.680%
2004 52.33 3.820%
2003 50.41 2.160%
2002 49.35 2.200%
2001 48.28 2.250%
2000 47.22 2.310%
1999 46.15 2.360%
1998 45.09 11.530%
1997 40.43 13.030%
1996 35.77 14.980%
1995 31.11 17.620%
1994 26.45 21.390%
1993 21.79 -19.810%
1992 27.17 -16.530%
1991 32.55 -14.190%
1990 37.94 -12.420%
1989 43.32 -11.050%
1988 48.70 -0.640%
1987 49.01 -0.640%
1986 49.33 -0.630%
1985 49.64 -0.630%
1984 49.96 -0.620%
1983 50.27 1.650%
1982 49.46 1.670%
1981 48.64 1.700%
1980 47.83 1.730%
1979 47.01 1.760%
1978 46.20 0.540%
1977 45.95 0.550%
1976 45.70 0.550%
1975 45.45 0.550%
1974 45.20 0.560%
1973 44.95 0.210%
1972 44.86 0.210%
1971 44.77 0.210%
1970 44.67 0.210%
1969 44.58 0.210%
1968 44.49 0.490%
1967 44.27 0.490%
1966 44.05 0.500%
1965 43.84 0.500%
1964 43.62 0.500%
1963 43.40 0.770%
1962 43.07 0.780%
1961 42.74 0.780%
1960 42.40 0.790%
1959 42.07 0.800%
1958 41.74 0.770%
1957 41.42 0.770%
1956 41.10 0.780%
1955 40.79 0.790%
1954 40.47 0.790%
1953 40.15 0.800%
1952 39.83 0.800%
1951 39.51 0.810%
1950 39.20 0.000%