Life expectancy for females reached 77.7 years in 2019 in Ecuador, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.888 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, life expectancy for females in Ecuador reached an all time high of 79.3 years in 2017 and an all time low of 49.3 years in 1959. When compared to Ecuador's main peers, life expectancy for females in Brazil amounted to 78.2 years, 78.2 years in Colombia, 78.8 years in Panama and 77.1 years in Peru in 2019.
Ecuador has been ranked 66th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of life expectancy for females, 6 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.