Taiwan 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 Taiwan life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Taiwan in 2020 is 80.53 years, a 0.21% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Taiwan in 2019 was 80.36 years, a 0.21% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Taiwan in 2018 was 80.19 years, a 0.23% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Taiwan in 2017 was 80.00 years, a 0.23% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
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
Taiwan - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 80.53 0.210%
2019 80.36 0.210%
2018 80.19 0.230%
2017 80.00 0.230%
2016 79.82 0.230%
2015 79.63 0.230%
2014 79.45 0.230%
2013 79.26 0.270%
2012 79.05 0.270%
2011 78.83 0.270%
2010 78.62 0.270%
2009 78.40 0.270%
2008 78.19 0.320%
2007 77.94 0.320%
2006 77.69 0.320%
2005 77.44 0.320%
2004 77.19 0.320%
2003 76.94 0.450%
2002 76.60 0.450%
2001 76.25 0.450%
2000 75.91 0.460%
1999 75.56 0.460%
1998 75.22 0.210%
1997 75.06 0.210%
1996 74.90 0.210%
1995 74.74 0.210%
1994 74.58 0.210%
1993 74.42 0.290%
1992 74.21 0.290%
1991 74.00 0.290%
1990 73.78 0.290%
1989 73.57 0.290%
1988 73.36 0.340%
1987 73.11 0.340%
1986 72.87 0.340%
1985 72.62 0.340%
1984 72.38 0.340%
1983 72.13 0.380%
1982 71.86 0.380%
1981 71.59 0.380%
1980 71.32 0.380%
1979 71.05 0.380%
1978 70.78 0.410%
1977 70.49 0.410%
1976 70.20 0.410%
1975 69.91 0.420%
1974 69.62 0.420%
1973 69.33 0.700%
1972 68.85 0.710%
1971 68.36 0.710%
1970 67.88 0.720%
1969 67.39 0.720%
1968 66.91 0.570%
1967 66.53 0.570%
1966 66.15 0.580%
1965 65.77 0.580%
1964 65.39 0.580%
1963 65.01 0.650%
1962 64.59 0.650%
1961 64.17 0.660%
1960 63.76 0.660%
1959 63.34 0.660%
1958 62.92 1.540%
1957 61.97 1.560%
1956 61.02 1.580%
1955 60.06 1.610%
1954 59.11 1.640%
1953 58.16 1.660%
1952 57.21 1.690%
1951 56.26 1.720%
1950 55.30 0.000%