Vietnam 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 Vietnam life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Vietnam in 2020 is 75.47 years, a 0.13% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Vietnam in 2019 was 75.37 years, a 0.13% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Vietnam in 2018 was 75.27 years, a 0.08% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Vietnam in 2017 was 75.21 years, a 0.08% 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
Sri Lanka 77.06
Tunisia 76.79
Morocco 76.77
Vietnam 75.47
Honduras 75.34
Nicaragua 74.58
Georgia 73.81
Micronesia 73.52
El Salvador 73.42
Cabo Verde 73.05
Solomon Islands 73.01
Bangladesh 72.72
Ukraine 72.09
Egypt 72.06
Moldova 71.93
Bhutan 71.88
Indonesia 71.77
Uzbekistan 71.73
Bolivia 71.59
Philippines 71.28
Vanuatu 70.55
Sao Tome and Principe 70.43
Mongolia 69.94
Cambodia 69.88
India 69.73
Timor-Leste 69.56
Kiribati 68.46
Pakistan 67.33
Myanmar 67.17
Djibouti 67.07
Kenya 66.70
Sudan 65.41
Mauritania 64.99
Papua New Guinea 64.58
Ghana 64.17
Zambia 63.84
Angola 61.21
Eswatini 60.01
Cameroon 59.39
Nigeria 54.81
Lesotho 54.37
Vietnam - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 75.47 0.130%
2019 75.37 0.130%
2018 75.27 0.080%
2017 75.21 0.080%
2016 75.15 0.080%
2015 75.08 0.080%
2014 75.02 0.080%
2013 74.96 0.100%
2012 74.89 0.100%
2011 74.81 0.100%
2010 74.74 0.100%
2009 74.66 0.100%
2008 74.59 0.290%
2007 74.37 0.290%
2006 74.15 0.290%
2005 73.94 0.300%
2004 73.72 0.300%
2003 73.50 0.270%
2002 73.30 0.270%
2001 73.11 0.270%
2000 72.91 0.270%
1999 72.72 0.270%
1998 72.52 0.350%
1997 72.27 0.350%
1996 72.01 0.350%
1995 71.76 0.360%
1994 71.50 0.360%
1993 71.25 0.410%
1992 70.96 0.420%
1991 70.66 0.420%
1990 70.37 0.420%
1989 70.07 0.420%
1988 69.78 0.500%
1987 69.43 0.500%
1986 69.09 0.500%
1985 68.74 0.510%
1984 68.40 0.510%
1983 68.05 0.580%
1982 67.66 0.580%
1981 67.27 0.580%
1980 66.88 0.590%
1979 66.49 0.590%
1978 66.10 2.590%
1977 64.43 2.660%
1976 62.76 2.730%
1975 61.09 2.810%
1974 59.42 2.890%
1973 57.75 -1.560%
1972 58.67 -1.540%
1971 59.58 -1.510%
1970 60.50 -1.490%
1969 61.41 -1.470%
1968 62.33 0.600%
1967 61.96 0.600%
1966 61.59 0.600%
1965 61.22 0.610%
1964 60.85 0.610%
1963 60.48 1.080%
1962 59.84 1.090%
1961 59.19 1.100%
1960 58.55 1.110%
1959 57.90 1.120%
1958 57.26 1.330%
1957 56.51 1.350%
1956 55.76 1.370%
1955 55.00 1.390%
1954 54.25 1.410%
1953 53.50 1.430%
1952 52.75 1.450%
1951 52.00 1.470%
1950 51.24 0.000%