Life expectancy for females reached 80.8 years in 2019 in Nicaragua, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.494 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, life expectancy for females in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 81.2 years in 2018 and an all time low of 43.7 years in 1955. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, life expectancy for females in Costa Rica amounted to 82.6 years, 68.7 years in El Salvador, 81.0 years in Honduras and 79.6 years in Mexico in 2019.
Nicaragua has been ranked 36th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of life expectancy for females, 46 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.