Life expectancy for females reached 77.8 years in 2019 in Tunisia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.419 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, life expectancy for females in Tunisia reached an all time high of 78.0 years in 2017 and an all time low of 39.9 years in 1955. When compared to Tunisia's main peers, life expectancy for females in Algeria amounted to 73.1 years, 72.1 years in Italy, 71.5 years in Libya and 71.6 years in Malta in 2019.
Tunisia has been ranked 62nd within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of life expectancy for females, 9 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.