U.S. State Life Expectancy at birth by Sex, 2018

U.S. Life Expectancy by State and Sex for 2018

This interactive United States map shows estimates of U.S. life expectancy at birth by State and sex for 2018. Estimates were produced for the U.S., 50 states and the District of Columbia. The data used to estimate the U.S. State life expectancy for 2018 are state-specific final numbers of deaths for the year 2018. Please see the report, U.S. State Life Tables, 2018 for full details.

(The following data table describes the currently displayed map)


Arias E, Bastian B, Xu JQ, Tejada-Vera B. U.S. state life tables, 2018. National Vital Statistics Reports; vol 70 no 1. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.15620/cdc:101128.

Suggested citation:

Tejada-Vera B, Salant B, Bastian B, Arias E, US life expectancy by state and sex. National Center for Health Statistics. 2021.

Designed by B Tejada-Vera, B Salant, Bastian B: National Center for Health Statistics.

U.S. Life Expectancy by State and Sex for 2018


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