Life Expectancy of East African Countries (1960-2017)

Updated on June 21, 2019.
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Source: World Bank.
Burundi Comoros Djibouti Eritrea Ethiopia Kenya Madagascar Malawi Mauritius Mozambique Rwanda Seychelles Somalia South Sudan Tanzania Uganda
Life expectancy at birth

Mauritius and Seychelles had the two highest life expectancy compared to the remaining countries in East Africa. Rwanda had a great bounced back after its life expectancy fell to its lowest of 27.6 in 1993. In 2017, Rwanda's life expectancy was 67.5, the third highest in East Africa, after Mauritius and Seychelles which were 74.5 and 74.3 respectively.