Over the past decade, life expectancy in the EU rose at a relatively steady pace until 2019, when life expectancy at birth reached 81.3 years. Since then, this number has decreased in 2020 and 2021, according to the Eurostat report.
In 2021, life expectancy at birth in the European Union is 80.1 years. At the European Union level, women lived 82.9 years, 5.7 years longer than men, who averaged 77.2 years.
At birth, women are expected to live longer in all 242 NUTS 2 regions for which data are available.
The largest gender gap was recorded in Latvia, where women’s life expectancy at birth was 9.8 years higher. The smallest gender gap was observed in the French outer region of Mayotte, where women’s life expectancy was 2.3 years higher than men’s.
a slim Life expectancy at birth was highest in Spain’s capital region, Comunidad de Madrid (88.2 years), followed by five other regions of Spain – Comunidad Foral de Navarra (87.6 years), Castilla y León (87.5 years), and Cantabria 87.1 years. , Galicia and Pais Vasco (both 87.0 years). Outside of Spain, the highest levels of female life expectancy at birth were reported in the Rhône-Alpes region of France and the Autonoma di Trento region of Italy (both 86.7 years).
a men The highest value for life expectancy at birth in 2021, 82.8 years, was in the autonomous region of Åland (Finland). The next highest levels were found in two Spanish regions, Comunidad de Madrid (82.2 years) and Comunidad Foral de Navarra (81.9 years), and in two Swedish regions, Stockholm (82.1 years) and Småland med Oarna (81.9 years).
Looking at Hungary, the highest life expectancy for women in Budapest is 79.5 years.
According to Eurostat, Western Transdanubia ranks second with 78.4 years, followed by Pest County in third place with 78.2 years.
a men Category, 73.6 years were measured here in the capital, 72 years in Western Transdanubia, and 71.6 years in Pest County.
In northern Hungary, reports show that the age of men is very low at 68.3 years.