Zimbabwe 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 Zimbabwe life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Zimbabwe in 2020 is 61.36 years, a 0.44% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Zimbabwe in 2019 was 61.10 years, a 0.44% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Zimbabwe in 2018 was 60.83 years, a 1.37% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Zimbabwe in 2017 was 60.01 years, a 1.39% 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
Zimbabwe - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 61.36 0.440%
2019 61.10 0.440%
2018 60.83 1.370%
2017 60.01 1.390%
2016 59.18 1.410%
2015 58.36 1.430%
2014 57.53 1.450%
2013 56.71 4.300%
2012 54.37 4.490%
2011 52.03 4.700%
2010 49.70 4.940%
2009 47.36 5.190%
2008 45.02 0.580%
2007 44.76 0.580%
2006 44.50 0.580%
2005 44.25 0.590%
2004 43.99 0.590%
2003 43.73 -1.460%
2002 44.38 -1.440%
2001 45.03 -1.420%
2000 45.67 -1.400%
1999 46.32 -1.380%
1998 46.97 -3.080%
1997 48.46 -2.990%
1996 49.96 -2.900%
1995 51.45 -2.820%
1994 52.95 -2.740%
1993 54.44 -2.230%
1992 55.68 -2.180%
1991 56.92 -2.140%
1990 58.17 -2.090%
1989 59.41 -2.050%
1988 60.65 -0.040%
1987 60.67 -0.040%
1986 60.69 -0.040%
1985 60.72 -0.040%
1984 60.74 -0.040%
1983 60.76 0.760%
1982 60.30 0.760%
1981 59.85 0.770%
1980 59.39 0.770%
1979 58.94 0.780%
1978 58.48 0.350%
1977 58.27 0.350%
1976 58.07 0.360%
1975 57.86 0.360%
1974 57.66 0.360%
1973 57.45 0.430%
1972 57.21 0.430%
1971 56.96 0.430%
1970 56.72 0.430%
1969 56.47 0.430%
1968 56.23 0.740%
1967 55.82 0.750%
1966 55.40 0.750%
1965 54.99 0.760%
1964 54.57 0.760%
1963 54.16 0.860%
1962 53.70 0.860%
1961 53.24 0.870%
1960 52.78 0.880%
1959 52.32 0.890%
1958 51.86 0.850%
1957 51.42 0.860%
1956 50.99 0.860%
1955 50.55 0.870%
1954 50.12 0.880%
1953 49.68 0.890%
1952 49.24 0.890%
1951 48.81 0.900%
1950 48.37 0.000%