Life Expectancy in Ireland

The average life expectancy in Ireland is 78.07 years. Although the life expectancy of men is only 75.44 years, women have a life expectancy of 80.88 years. Ireland was able to improve the average life expectancy by 4.7 years between the years of 1980-2001. On average, the people of Ireland spend approximately 90% of their life healthy.

Fast Facts:

  • The average life expectancy in Ireland in 1960 was 69.69 years.
  • The projected life expectancy for Ireland in 2050 is 81.4 years.
  • Improving infant mortality rates has contributed to the increase in life expectancy.