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Jammu and Kashmir has exceeded Kerala with the highest life expectancy in India for all ages, except life expectancy at birth. This data was released by Registrar General of India (RGI). They published data of state level life expectancy- defined as the estimate of the average number of additional years that a person of a given age can expect to live (for different ages).

Key Aspects

  • As per 2016 data, Jammu and Kashmir has the highest life expectancy in India for all ages except life expectancy at birth.
  • Kerala still has the highest overall life expectancy at birth at 74.9 years; it is 77.8 for women and 72 for men.
  • Till 2010, Kerala used to be the leader in almost all these age categories.
  • An overall life expectancy of Delhi at birth is 73.2 years. It is 74.7 for women and 72 for men (Delhi is the second).
  • Jammu and Kashmir stands at third in life expectancy at birth.

About Data

  • RGI’s Sample Registration System (SRS) data analysis released last week and based on surveys done between 2010 and 2014.
  • The data was released for different ages: 0 (at birth), 1, 5, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 and 70.
  • Life expectancy is an estimate of average number of additional years that a person of a given age can expect to live.
  • This statistical system was confined only to 21 bigger states and UTs.

 Life Expectancy at Selected Ages: Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir

Table contains shows Life Expectancy at Selected Ages

Table contains shows Life Expectancy at Selected Ages

Age group

Life expectancy

 

Jammu Kashmir

Kerala

0

72.6

74.9

1

75

74.8

5

71.2

70.9

10

66.5

66

20

56.8

56.2

30

47.3

46.7

40

38

37.4

50

29.1

28.4

60

21.1

20

70

14.3

12.9

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- Published/Last Modified on: October 27, 2016

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