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Life Expectancy at Birth (Female) fell 1.21% to 69.6 years in Rwanda in 2021

Life Expectancy at Birth (Female) (years), 2021
Society | Rwanda | April 1, 2022
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Life expectancy for females fell 1.21% to 69.6 years in Rwanda in 2021, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, life expectancy for females in Rwanda reached an all time high of 71.1 years in 2019 and an all time low of 27.6 years in 1993. When compared to Rwanda's main peers, life expectancy for females in Burundi amounted to 57.6 years, 64.2 years in Tanzania, 61.7 years in Uganda and 58.5 years in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2021.

Rwanda has been ranked 126th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of life expectancy for females, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Life Expectancy at Birth (Female) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Angola years 63.6 63.9 64.3 64.7 65.0
Burundi years 67.4 67.8 68.3 68.7 69.2
Central African Republic years 66.5 67.0 67.5 67.9 68.4
Congo years 69.5 69.7 70.0 70.3 70.6
Dem. Republic of the Congo years 60.1 60.4 60.8 61.1 61.4
Kenya years 71.3 71.6 71.9 72.2 72.5
Mozambique years 65.0 65.5 66.0 66.5 67.0
Rwanda years 74.8 75.0 75.3 75.5 75.7
South Sudan years 67.4 67.8 68.1 68.5 68.9
Tanzania years 72.0 72.3 72.6 72.9 73.2
Uganda years 70.1 70.5 70.8 71.2 71.5
Zambia years 70.6 70.8 71.0 71.3 71.5