Life expectancy for females reached 77.1 years in 2019 in Peru, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.550 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, life expectancy for females in Peru reached an all time high of 77.9 years in 2017 and an all time low of 45.0 years in 1955. When compared to Peru's main peers, life expectancy for females in Bolivia amounted to 70.2 years, 78.2 years in Brazil, 83.2 years in Chile and 78.2 years in Colombia in 2019.
Peru has been ranked 71st within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of life expectancy for females, 13 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.