Life expectancy for both sexes reached 74.6 years in 2018 in Kuwait, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.254 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, life expectancy for both sexes in Kuwait reached an all time high of 74.8 years in 2017 and an all time low of 53.4 years in 1955. When compared to Kuwait's main peers, life expectancy for both sexes in Bahrain amounted to 76.9 years, 69.9 years in Iraq, 74.7 years in Iran and 76.1 years in Saudi Arabia in 2018.
Kuwait has been ranked 75th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of life expectancy for both sexes, 7 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
|Life Expectancy (Both Sexes)||Unit||2042||2043||2044||2045||2046||2047||2048||2049||2050|
|United Arab Emirates||years||81.2||81.4||81.6||81.8||81.9|