Life expectancy for females reached 67.8 years in 2019 in Guyana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.701 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, life expectancy for females in Guyana reached an all time high of 69.2 years in 2017 and an all time low of 46.8 years in 1959. When compared to Guyana's main peers, life expectancy for females in Brazil amounted to 78.2 years, 74.7 years in Suriname, 74.0 years in Trinidad and Tobago and 78.1 years in Venezuela in 2019.
Guyana has been ranked 135th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of life expectancy for females, 13 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.