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Life expectancy at birth (years)

Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life. The table includes data for 264 countries in the world, including Vietnam.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision. (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database, and (6) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category Population and censuses
  • English
Use limitations Please review The World Bank Terms and Conditions prior to using the Datasets:
Dataset reference date September 1, 2011
Temporal extent's start date March 31, 1960
Temporal extent's end date March 31, 2016
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Timor-Leste
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Positional Accuracy Annual data series from United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects are interpolated data from 5-year period data. Therefore they may not reflect real events as much as observed data.
Logical Consistency No issue regarding logical consitency
Completeness There is no missing data for Vietnam, but some other countries have missing data either in some year or for the whole reported period.
Process Step From the World Bank Open Data, select Browse by Country: Vietnam. Then enter in search box indicator name "Life expectancy at birth, male (years)". Use the download to CSV format option to retrieve data. Sources:
License CC-BY-4.0
Copyright Yes
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Keywords life expectancy,male,Worldbank country data,Ước lượng tuổi thọ,nam,dữ liệu quốc gia Worldbank
Date uploaded October 31, 2018, 08:09 (UTC)
Date modified December 19, 2018, 10:23 (UTC)