expectation of life at birth

ex·pec·ta·tion of life at birth

average number of years of life a newborn baby can be expected to live if current mortality trends continue.
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The expectation of life at birth is estimated at 80.3 years for men and 84.7 for women.
Indeed, a better way to estimate or project a country's population is through a sophisticated computer software developed by the United Nations which requires four important indicators or inputs: namely; population at a previous time, total fertility rate (TFR); expectation of life at birth (ELB) and age distribution of the population.
The Registrar General's Scotland 2009 report found that Scots "have relatively low expectation of life at birth compared with much of the European Union".
The expectation of life at birth is estimated at 78.3 years for males and 81.9 for females for the period 2006/07.
Expectation of life at birth was provisionally estimated at 79.7 years for females and 74.8 for males, based on 1999 figures.
However, estimates of life expectancy during 1970-85, based on the SRS (sample registration system) data indicate a decline in excess female mortality and a somewhat higher expectation of life at birth for females than for males.
The actuarial estimates on the expectation of life at birth for males and females for the period 1921 to 1991 clearly point out three underlying trends:
According to current data, the expectation of life at birth of males is 71.2 years, against an Indian average of 59.1 years, and the expectation of life at birth of females is 73.7 years, against an Indian average of 60.4 years.
Expectation of life at birth is between 15 and 20 years less than that of the nonindigenous population, comparing unfavorably with populations in Canada, the United States, and New Zealand, where life expectancy in indigenous peoples is between three and nine years less than that of the overall population.(1)
The expectation of life at birth is the average duration of life that would be experienced in a hypothetical collection of persons, who from birth until all are extinct are subject to a specified set of death rates by age.
The expectation of life at birth is estimated at 80.7 years for males and 84.5 for females.
Furthermore, the expectation of life at birth is estimated at 78.3 years for males and 81.9 for females for the period 2006 - 2007.