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Life Tables, 2014-2016

life expectancy at birth in Turkey for 78 years

life expectancy at birth in Turkey for a total of 78 overall, 75.3 in men and 80.7 years for women. In general, women live longer than men, and the difference in life expectancy at birth is 5.4 years.

Life expectancy is 64.2 years for 15-year-olds

The average life expectancy of the 15-year-olds, the beginning of the working age, was 64.2 years. This period is 61.5 years for men and 66.8 years for women.

Life expectancy is 49.6 years for people aged 30 years

In Turkey, the average life expectancy of a 30-year-old is 49.6 years. While this period was 47.1 years for men, 52.1 years for women. The difference in life expectancy between men and women for this age is 5 years.

Expected life by sex and age
duration, 2014-2016

Life expectancy is 30.5 years for 50-year-olds

In Turkey, a 50-year-old person's remaining life expectancy of 30.5 years average. While this period was 28.2 years for men, it was 32.7 years for women.

Expected life expectancy for people aged 65 years is 17.8 years

In Turkey, the average life expectancy of a 65-year-old person is 17.8 years. While this period was 16.1 years for men, it was 19.3 years for women. In other words, 65-year-old women are expected to live an average of 3.2 years longer than men.

The publication date of the next press release related to this subject is September 2018.


Life tables are tables that describe in detail the mortality possibilities and life expectancy of the population of all ages. Life tables are also known as mortality tables.

Turkey Statistical Institute, the private life of our country for the first time in 2013 at the level of statements provinces of Turkey and, based on administrative records and produced officially in 2014 with the period life table methodology.

The information contained in this press release has been calculated using annual populations and measurement data for the period 2014-2016. Detailed information and explanations can be found in the metadata of the study.