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Healthy life expectancy at birth

Healthy life expectancy at birth (HALE) – also called "disability-adjusted life expectancy" – represents the average number of years that a person can expect to live in "full health".

The list below shows healthy life expectancy at birth for 195 countries. This is calculated by taking into account years lived in less than full health due to disease and/or injury.

Japan 75
Iceland 73
Sweden 73
Australia 73
Switzerland 73
Italy 73
Spain 73
Canada 72
Norway 72
Germany 72
France 72
Luxembourg 72
Finland 71
Greece 71
United Kingdom 71
Israel 71
Belgium 71
Austria 71
Netherlands 71
Malta 71
New Zealand 71
Singapore 70
Ireland 70
Denmark 70
Portugal 69
United States of America 69
Slovenia 69
Czech Republic 68
Cuba 68
Republic of Korea 68
Cyprus 68
Costa Rica 67
Croatia 67
Kuwait 67
Chile 67
Poland 66
Panama 66
Slovakia 66
Barbados 66
Uruguay 66
Mexico 65
Qatar 65
Brunei Darussalam 65
Argentina 65
Jamaica 65
Hungary 65
Bulgaria 65
Bahamas 64
Georgia 64
Bahrain 64
Bosnia and Herzegovina 64
China 64
United Arab Emirates 64
Estonia 64
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 64
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 64
Oman 64
Lithuania 63
Malaysia 63
TFYR Macedonia 63
Latvia 63
Saint Lucia 63
Romania 63
Sri Lanka 62
Trinidad and Tobago 62
Mauritius 62
Tonga 62
Paraguay 62
Turkey 62
Colombia 62
Tunisia 62
Ecuador 62
Syrian Arab Republic 62
Viet Nam 61
Cape Verde 61
Algeria 61
Albania 61
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 61
Belarus 61
Saudi Arabia 61
Armenia 61
Peru 61
Nicaragua 61
Jordan 61
Samoa 60
Thailand 60
Republic of Moldova 60
Morocco 60
Lebanon 60
Belize 60
Dominican Republic 60
Brazil 60
El Salvador 60
Ukraine 59
Uzbekistan 59
Grenada 59
Philippines 59
Fiji 59
Dem. People's Rep. of Korea 59
Egypt 59
Suriname 59
Vanuatu 59
Russian Federation 58
Micronesia (Fed. States of) 58
Honduras 58
Maldives 58
Indonesia 58
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 58
Azerbaijan 57
Guatemala 57
Kazakhstan 56
Mongolia 56
Solomon Islands 56
Comoros 55
Kyrgyzstan 55
Tajikistan 55
Guyana 55
Bangladesh 54
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 54
Turkmenistan 54
Sao Tome and Principe 54
Pakistan 53
Bhutan 53
India 53
Papua New Guinea 52
Nepal 52
Myanmar 52
Gabon 51
Ghana 50
Iraq 50
Eritrea 50
Timor-Leste 50
Gambia 50
Madagascar 49
Sudan 49
Yemen 49
Senegal 48
Cambodia 48
Lao People's Dem. Republic 47
Congo 46
Equatorial Guinea 46
Togo 45
Mauritania 45
Guinea 45
Benin 44
South Africa 44
Kenya 44
Haiti 44
Djibouti 43
Namibia 43
Uganda 43
Nigeria 42
Ethiopia 41
Guinea-Bissau 41
Cameroon 41
Chad 41
United Republic of Tanzania 40
Cote d'Ivoire 39
Mali 38
Rwanda 38
Mozambique 37
Central African Republic 37
Dem. Republic of the Congo 37
Somalia 37
Niger 36
Botswana 36
Burkina Faso 36
Afghanistan 36
Burundi 35
Zambia 35
Liberia 35
Malawi 35
Swaziland 34
Zimbabwe 34
Angola 33
Lesotho 31
Sierra Leone 29