These 20 Countries Live The Longest

When the clock is ticking, every minute counts. According to the most recent CIA data, the people in these 20 countries will outlive the rest of us (statistically speaking). What influences longevity is a complex and mysterious topic, however, health is certainly a huge factor in determining how long you will live. We should live up to these countries literally and figuratively because they are obviously doing something better than we are.

See how your country stacks up below. The data is accurate as of 2014.

RankCountryYears
1Monaco89.57
2Macau84.48
3Japan84.46
4Singapore84.38
5San Marino83.18
6Hong Kong82.78
7Andorra82.65
8Switzerland82.39
9Guernsey82.39
10Australia82.07
11Italy82.03
12Sweden81.89
13Liechtenstein81.68
14Canada81.67
15France81.66
16Jersey81.66
17Norway81.6
18Spain81.47
19Israel81.28
20Iceland81.22
21Anguilla81.2
22Netherlands81.12
23Bermuda81.04
24Cayman Islands81.02
25Isle of Man80.98
26New Zealand80.93
27Ireland80.56
28Germany80.44
29United Kingdom80.42
30Greece80.3
31Saint Pierre and Miquelon80.26
32Austria80.17
33Malta80.11
34Faroe Islands80.11
35European Union80.02
36Luxembourg80.01
37Belgium79.92
38Taiwan79.84
39Korea, South79.8
40Virgin Islands79.75
41Finland79.69
42United States79.56
43Turks and Caicos Islands79.55
44Wallis and Futuna79.42
45Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha79.21
46Gibraltar79.13
47Denmark79.09
48Puerto Rico79.09
49Portugal79.01
50Guam78.82
51Bahrain78.58
52Chile78.44
53Qatar78.38
54Cyprus78.34
55Czech Republic78.31
56Panama78.3
57British Virgin Islands78.29
58Costa Rica78.23
59Cuba78.22
60Albania77.96
61Slovenia77.83
62Dominican Republic77.8
63Northern Mariana Islands77.64
64Kuwait77.64
65Sint Maarten77.61
66Argentina77.51
67Saint Lucia77.41
68New Caledonia77.31
69Lebanon77.22
70United Arab Emirates77.09
71Uruguay76.81
72Paraguay76.8
73French Polynesia76.79
74Brunei76.77
75Slovakia76.69
76Poland76.65
77Dominica76.59
78Morocco76.51
79Croatia76.41
80Algeria76.39
81Ecuador76.36
82Aruba76.35
83Sri Lanka76.35
84Bosnia and Herzegovina76.33
85Antigua and Barbuda76.12
86Libya76.04
87Lithuania75.98
88Tonga75.82
89Macedonia75.8
90Georgia75.72
91West Bank75.69
92Tunisia75.68
93Hungary75.46
94Mexico75.43
95Cook Islands75.38
96Saint Kitts and Nevis75.29
97Colombia75.25
98Mauritius75.17
99Maldives75.15
100China75.15
101Serbia75.02
102Barbados74.99
103Oman74.97
104American Samoa74.91
105Solomon Islands74.89
106Saint Vincent74.86
107Saudi Arabia74.82
108Romania74.69
109Gaza Strip74.64
110Malaysia74.52
111Venezuela74.39
112Bulgaria74.33
113Seychelles74.25
114El Salvador74.18
115Thailand74.18
116Armenia74.12
117Jordan74.1
118Estonia74.07
119Montserrat73.9
120Grenada73.8
121Jamaica73.48
122Egypt73.45
123Latvia73.44
124Turkey73.29
125Uzbekistan73.29
126Brazil73.28
127Peru73.23
128Samoa73.21
129Vietnam72.91
130Nicaragua72.72
131Vanuatu72.72
132Palau72.6
133Marshall Islands72.58
134Philippines72.48
135Micronesia72.35
136Trinidad and Tobago72.29
137Indonesia72.17
138Belarus72.15
139Fiji72.15
140Bahamas, The71.93
141Azerbaijan71.91
142Greenland71.82
143Guatemala71.74
144Suriname71.69
145Cabo Verde71.57
146Iraq71.42
147Honduras70.91
148Iran70.89
149Bangladesh70.65
150Kazakhstan70.24
151Russia70.16
152Moldova70.12
153Kyrgyzstan70.06
154Korea, North69.81
155Turkmenistan69.47
156Ukraine69.14
157Bhutan68.98
158Mongolia68.98
159Bolivia68.55
160Belize68.49
161Syria68.41
162Guyana67.81
163India67.8
164Timor-Leste67.39
165Nepal67.19
166Tajikistan67.06
167Pakistan67.05
168Papua New Guinea66.85
169Nauru66.4
170Burma65.94
171Tuvalu65.81
172Ghana65.75
173Kiribati65.47
174Madagascar65.2
175Yemen64.83
176Gambia64.36
177Sao Tome64.22
178Togo64.06
179Cambodia63.78
180Kenya63.52
181Eritrea63.51
182Laos63.51
183Equatorial Guinea63.49
184Comoros63.48
185Sudan63.32
186Haiti63.18
187Djibouti62.4
188Mauritania62.28
189Western Sahara62.27
190Tanzania61.24
191Benin61.07
192Senegal60.95
193Ethiopia60.75
194Malawi59.99
195Guinea59.6
196Burundi59.55
197Rwanda59.26
198Congo58.52
199Liberia58.21
200Cote d’Ivoire58.01
201Sierra Leone57.39
202Cameroon57.35
203Congo (Democratic)56.54
204Zimbabwe55.68
205Angola55.29
206Mali54.95
207Burkina Faso54.78
208Niger54.74
209Uganda54.46
210Botswana54.06
211Lesotho52.65
212Nigeria52.62
213Mozambique52.6
214Gabon52.06
215Namibia51.85
216Zambia51.83
217Somalia51.58
218Central African Republic51.35
219Swaziland50.54
220Afghanistan50.49
221Guinea-Bissau49.87
222South Africa49.56
223Chad49.44

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