Mapping The World’s Life Expectancy

Published January 27, 2013
Updated September 1, 2017

Global Life Expectancy Map

While life expectancy in Africa has in fact increased within the past decade thanks to better HIV/AIDS treatment, the continent still has a long way to go. Currently, average life expectancy in Africa is nearly 54 years; in the United States, it’s almost 80.

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