Top 10 Countries Where People Live The Longest

Do you want to live a long life? If you do, you might wish to relocate to these top 20 highest life expectancy countries in the world. Do countries really help you to live life longer? Perhaps they actually do as seen in this statistical data of the World Health Organization (WHO).

10 Countries With The Highest Life Expectancy

In this statistics, WHO used a 1015 data and published the results on their website in May 2016.

1. Japan

countries with high life expectancy

  • Average life expectancy for both sexes: 83.7
  • Female life expectancy: 86.8
  • Male life expectancy: 80.5

When it comes to living a longer life, you might consider relocating to Japan as they boast the highest life expectancy rate. They also have the highest rank for female life expectancy at 86.8, while male life expectancy is at rank 6 in the world with only 80.5 years.

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2. Switzerland

country with high life expectancy

  • Average life expectancy for both sexes: 83.4
  • Female life expectancy: 85.3
  • Male life expectancy: 81.3

Switzerland is a good place for males as it ranks as the first country in the world with the highest life expectancy, while the female ranking drops down to rank 6. Nonetheless, the combined average of life expectancy makes the country at top 2.

3. Singapore

what country has the highest life expectancy

  • Average life expectancy for both sexes: 83.1
  • Female life expectancy: 86.1
  • Male life expectancy: 80.0

The Lion City ranks at number 3 for people with the highest life longevity. Their women rate is ranked second in the world following Japan’s female life expectancy while their male’s life expectancy is at number 10.

4. Australia

 	country with the highest life expectancy

  • Average life expectancy for both sexes: 82.8
  • Female life expectancy: 84.8
  • Male life expectancy: 80.9

Australia is a good place to live in with its laid-back atmosphere and highest life expectancy rate. Females in Australia can live up to 84.8 in age, which made them 7th highest all over the world, while the males rank 3rd at 80.9 following Iceland.

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5. Spain

highest life expectancy in the world

  • Average life expectancy for both sexes: 82.8
  • Female life expectancy: 85.5
  • Male life expectancy: 80.1

Viva Espanya can shout for joy as they proved to be in the top 5 countries with the longest life expectancy rate. They tied with Australia for the 4th spot. Female’s life expectancy is greater than the Aussies at the 3rd spot, while the male life expectancy which is at 80.1 falls at rank 9 when compared to Australia’s 3rd.

6. Iceland

world's highest life expectancy

  • Average life expectancy for both sexes: 82.7
  • Female life expectancy: 84.1
  • Male life expectancy: 81.2

When you are a male, and you do not want to live in Switzerland, you may opt to go to Iceland as they ranked the 2nd highest of male life expectancy in the world at 81.2 following Switzerland’s 81.3. But then again, the rate for women’s life expectancy falls at number 10 with only 84.1 years to live.

7. Italy

highest life expectancy country

  • Average life expectancy for both sexes: 82.7
  • Female life expectancy: 84.8
  • Male life expectancy: 80.5

Italy ties with Iceland for rank 6 at 82.7 average life expectancy combined for both males and females. When taken differently, though, females ranked 7th globally at 84.8, while males ranked 6th at 80.5.

8. Israel

what country has the highest life expectancy in the world

  • Average life expectancy for both sexes: 82.5
  • Female life expectancy: 84.3
  • Male life expectancy: 80.6

Despite the turmoil over Israel, their population’s longevity earned them a spot in the top 20 highest life expectancy countries in the world. Males ranked at number 5 while females longevity years made it to the top 9.

9. Sweden

highest life expectancy in world

  • Average life expectancy for both sexes: 82.4
  • Female life expectancy: 84.0
  • Male life expectancy: 80.7

Sweden tied with France with an average life expectancy of 82.4. However, a deep comparison can be seen as males in Sweden tend to live longer and ranked as number 5 in the world compared to their female counterparts who are only at number 12.

10. France

 	which countries have the highest life expectancy

  • Average life expectancy for both sexes: 82.4
  • Female life expectancy: 85.4
  • Male life expectancy: 79.4

Together with Sweden at 82.4 is France. While Sweden boast of a good life expectancy for males, France, on the other hand, takes pleasure on their female life expectancy at a world ranking 5, while male falls at number 16.

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  • It’s everyone’s wish. No worries if your country is not in the list you can try to create awareness around your surroundings by asking them to live a healthier life style by following natural and healthier way of living

  • How come only these countries capable for living rather than these countries also human begins could live.
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