Life expectancy for females reached 78.2 years in 2019 in Colombia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.107 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, life expectancy for females in Colombia reached an all time high of 78.2 years in 2019 and an all time low of 52.3 years in 1955. When compared to Colombia's main peers, life expectancy for females in Brazil amounted to 78.2 years, 77.1 years in Peru and 78.1 years in Venezuela in 2019.
Colombia has been ranked 56th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of life expectancy for females, 18 places above 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.