Armenia ranked 116th in global life expectancy report

Armenia ranked 116th in global life expectancy report

PanARMENIAN.Net - A birth life expectancy report was released in the U.S., covering 223 countries worldwide.

Monaco, with life expectancy of 89.57 years was rated 1st, followed by Macau and Japan (84.48 and 84.46 years respectively.)

Australia, with the life expectancy of 82.07 is the last in the top 10 of the list.

In post-Soviet space, Georgians enjoy the highest life expectancy of 75. 72 years, with the country placed 90th in the list.

Armenia is ranked 116, with a life expectancy of 74.12 years, the report said. Among other CIS countries, Uzbekistan was ranked 125th, Belarus 138th, Russia 151st, Ukraine 156th.

According to the head of Population Census and Demography Department of the National Statistical Service Karine Kuyumjyan, average life expectancy in Armenia is 73.9 years, with the highest life expectancy among men and women totaling 77 and 70.6 years respectively.

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