Somalia 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 Somalia life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Somalia in 2020 is 57.50 years, a 0.49% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Somalia in 2019 was 57.22 years, a 0.49% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Somalia in 2018 was 56.94 years, a 0.74% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Somalia in 2017 was 56.52 years, a 0.74% 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
Somalia - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 57.50 0.490%
2019 57.22 0.490%
2018 56.94 0.740%
2017 56.52 0.740%
2016 56.11 0.750%
2015 55.69 0.750%
2014 55.28 0.760%
2013 54.86 0.620%
2012 54.52 0.620%
2011 54.19 0.620%
2010 53.85 0.630%
2009 53.52 0.630%
2008 53.18 0.640%
2007 52.84 0.640%
2006 52.50 0.650%
2005 52.17 0.650%
2004 51.83 0.660%
2003 51.49 0.660%
2002 51.15 0.670%
2001 50.81 0.670%
2000 50.48 0.670%
1999 50.14 0.680%
1998 49.80 1.980%
1997 48.83 2.020%
1996 47.86 2.060%
1995 46.90 2.110%
1994 45.93 2.150%
1993 44.96 -0.630%
1992 45.24 -0.620%
1991 45.53 -0.620%
1990 45.81 -0.620%
1989 46.10 -0.610%
1988 46.38 0.390%
1987 46.20 0.390%
1986 46.02 0.390%
1985 45.84 0.390%
1984 45.66 0.400%
1983 45.48 0.740%
1982 45.14 0.750%
1981 44.81 0.760%
1980 44.47 0.760%
1979 44.14 0.770%
1978 43.80 0.870%
1977 43.42 0.880%
1976 43.04 0.890%
1975 42.67 0.890%
1974 42.29 0.900%
1973 41.91 0.920%
1972 41.53 0.930%
1971 41.14 0.940%
1970 40.76 0.950%
1969 40.37 0.960%
1968 39.99 1.020%
1967 39.59 1.030%
1966 39.18 1.040%
1965 38.78 1.050%
1964 38.37 1.060%
1963 37.97 1.050%
1962 37.57 1.070%
1961 37.18 1.080%
1960 36.78 1.090%
1959 36.39 1.100%
1958 35.99 1.120%
1957 35.59 1.140%
1956 35.19 1.150%
1955 34.79 1.160%
1954 34.39 1.180%
1953 33.99 1.190%
1952 33.59 1.210%
1951 33.19 1.220%
1950 32.79 0.000%