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Life expectancy higher for women in all EU regions

In 2020, life expectancy of a female newborn in the EU was 83.2 years, 5.7 years higher than for a male newborn (77.5 years).

Data shows that life expectancy is higher for women than for men in every single region of the EU.

In 2020, the highest levels of life expectancy at birth for females were in the French island region of Corse (87.0 years). More generally, newborn girls in Spanish, French and Italian regions were expected to live longest.

Eurostat, 18 November 2022