Life expectancy for females reached 61.4 years in 2019 in Uganda, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.263 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, life expectancy for females in Uganda reached an all time high of 62.4 years in 2017 and an all time low of 41.6 years in 1955. When compared to Uganda's main peers, life expectancy for females in Kenya amounted to 68.5 years, 71.3 years in Rwanda, 57.9 years in South Sudan and 63.7 years in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2019.
Uganda has been ranked 153rd within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of life expectancy for females, 2 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.