Life Expectancy of Libya
Created on April 3, 2021.
Updated on November 6, 2021.

The total life expectancy at birth for Libya was 72.91 years in 2019, a difference of +0.19 years compared to 2018, according to recent data from the World Bank. The most recent figures on male and female life expectancies at birth for Libya were 70.1 years and 75.95 years respectively in 2019.

The World Bank defines life expectancy at birth as "the average number of years a newborn is expected to live if mortality patterns at the time of its birth remain constant in the future".

The chart and table below shows the total, male, and female life expectancies of Libya for 1960-2019.

Data Source: World Bank.
Life Expectancy of Libya (Years)
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Male
Female
Life Expectancy of Libya (Years)
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Year Total (Yrs) Male (Yrs) Female (Yrs)
1960 42.61 41.45 43.89
1961 44.21 43.03 45.52
1962 45.83 44.64 47.17
1963 47.42 46.21 48.77
1964 48.91 47.69 50.29
1965 50.3 49.05 51.71
1966 51.58 50.29 53.04
1967 52.78 51.44 54.3
1968 53.92 52.51 55.52
1969 55.01 53.52 56.7
1970 56.05 54.48 57.84
1971 57.05 55.4 58.93
1972 58 56.28 59.96
1973 58.9 57.14 60.92
1974 59.77 57.98 61.83
1975 60.6 58.81 62.67
1976 61.39 59.61 63.46
1977 62.15 60.39 64.2
1978 62.87 61.13 64.9
1979 63.55 61.83 65.56
1980 64.19 62.48 66.18
1981 64.77 63.08 66.76
1982 65.31 63.63 67.28
1983 65.79 64.14 67.75
1984 66.24 64.59 68.18
1985 66.64 65.02 68.57
1986 67.03 65.42 68.94
1987 67.41 65.81 69.3
1988 67.78 66.2 69.66
1989 68.14 66.58 70
1990 68.5 66.95 70.35
1991 68.85 67.31 70.69
1992 69.18 67.64 71.01
1993 69.47 67.93 71.3
1994 69.73 68.19 71.57
1995 69.97 68.41 71.81
1996 70.17 68.6 72.03
1997 70.35 68.78 72.22
1998 70.52 68.94 72.4
1999 70.68 69.08 72.58
2000 70.85 69.23 72.76
2001 71.04 69.39 72.98
2002 71.24 69.55 73.22
2003 71.47 69.72 73.51
2004 71.69 69.87 73.81
2005 71.9 69.99 74.12
2006 72.06 70.04 74.4
2007 72.16 70 74.63
2008 72.17 69.88 74.8
2009 72.13 69.69 74.9
2010 72.04 69.47 74.95
2011 71.96 69.27 74.98
2012 71.9 69.12 75.01
2013 71.91 69.06 75.07
2014 71.98 69.11 75.16
2015 72.12 69.24 75.29
2016 72.31 69.44 75.45
2017 72.52 69.67 75.62
2018 72.72 69.9 75.79
2019 72.91 70.1 75.95