Turkey 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 Turkey life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Turkey in 2020 is 77.77 years, a 0.29% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Turkey in 2019 was 77.54 years, a 0.29% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Turkey in 2018 was 77.31 years, a 0.45% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Turkey in 2017 was 76.97 years, a 0.45% 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
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
Turkey - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 77.77 0.290%
2019 77.54 0.290%
2018 77.31 0.450%
2017 76.97 0.450%
2016 76.62 0.450%
2015 76.28 0.450%
2014 75.93 0.460%
2013 75.59 0.590%
2012 75.15 0.590%
2011 74.70 0.600%
2010 74.26 0.600%
2009 73.81 0.610%
2008 73.37 0.550%
2007 72.97 0.550%
2006 72.57 0.550%
2005 72.17 0.560%
2004 71.77 0.560%
2003 71.37 0.810%
2002 70.79 0.820%
2001 70.22 0.830%
2000 69.64 0.830%
1999 69.07 0.840%
1998 68.49 0.880%
1997 67.89 0.890%
1996 67.29 0.900%
1995 66.69 0.910%
1994 66.09 0.920%
1993 65.49 0.750%
1992 65.00 0.760%
1991 64.51 0.770%
1990 64.02 0.770%
1989 63.53 0.780%
1988 63.04 0.900%
1987 62.48 0.910%
1986 61.91 0.920%
1985 61.35 0.930%
1984 60.78 0.940%
1983 60.22 1.060%
1982 59.59 1.080%
1981 58.95 1.090%
1980 58.32 1.100%
1979 57.68 1.110%
1978 57.05 1.170%
1977 56.39 1.180%
1976 55.73 1.200%
1975 55.07 1.210%
1974 54.41 1.230%
1973 53.75 1.120%
1972 53.16 1.130%
1971 52.56 1.140%
1970 51.97 1.160%
1969 51.37 1.170%
1968 50.78 1.430%
1967 50.07 1.450%
1966 49.35 1.470%
1965 48.64 1.490%
1964 47.92 1.510%
1963 47.21 1.520%
1962 46.50 1.550%
1961 45.79 1.570%
1960 45.09 1.600%
1959 44.38 1.620%
1958 43.67 1.230%
1957 43.14 1.250%
1956 42.61 1.260%
1955 42.07 1.280%
1954 41.54 1.300%
1953 41.01 1.310%
1952 40.48 1.330%
1951 39.95 1.350%
1950 39.41 0.000%