Tuesday 30 April 2019

Nigeria’s Life Expectancy In 2019 Third Lowest In The World — UN

The United Nations (UN), has revealed that Nigeria's life expectancy is the third lowest in the world in its new report released on Monday. According to the United Nations Population Fund(UNFPA), Nigeria's life expectancy which is the third lowest in the world in 2019 is placed at 55 years. 

It was further learnt that the life expectancy of an average Nigerian in 2019, is only better than those of people in Sierra Leone, Chad and the Central African Republic. The three countries have respectively 53, 54, 54 years as their life expectancy rates, the report states. War-torn Afghanistan has 65 years; Somalia has 58, and Syria has 73. 

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