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Life expectancy at birth. By sex

Life expectancy at birth. By sex Total
Catalonia Spain European Union-27
2019 84.0 84.0 81.3 (p)
2018 83.6 83.5 81.0 (p)
2017 83.5 83.4 80.9 (b)
2016 83.6 83.5 80.9
2015 83.2 83.0 80.5 (b)
2014 83.4 83.3 80.8 (b)
2013 83.2 83.2 80.5
2012 82.7 82.5 80.2 (b)
2011 82.5 82.6 80.1 (b)
2010 82.2 82.4 79.8 (b)
2009 82.0 81.9 79.5
2008 81.8 81.5 79.3
2007 81.4 81.1 79.1
2006 81.1 81.1 78.9
2005 80.8 80.3 78.4
2004 80.5 80.4 78.3
2003 80.3 79.7 77.7
2002 80.1 79.8 77.6
2001 79.8 79.8 ..
2000 79.6 79.3 ..
Units: Years.
Source Catalonia: Idescat, Ministry of Health. Source Spain and European Union: Eurostat.
(b) Break in time series.
(p) Provisional value.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.

Last update: September 23, 2021.

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Methodological note

Life expectancy at birth is defined as the mean number of years that a new-born child can expect to live if subjected throughout his life to the current mortality conditions (age specific probabilities of dying).