In Which Country Is 25 the Average Life Expectancy for Men?

The life expectancy of the average American man is 69 years, which means that the average American man lives to an age of 69.

The average life expectancy for an American female is 77 years. Amazing as it seems, the average life expectancy for men in the West African nation of Gabon is just 25 years!

Gabon’s male life expectancy is the lowest on earth. The average female in Gabon lives 20 years longer than the average man. The nearby nation of Upper Volta has the lowest female life expectancy, just 31 years.

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