In 2020, the variety of wholesome life years at delivery within the EU was 64.5 years for ladies and 63.5 years for males.
Life expectancy at delivery for ladies within the EU was, on common, 5.7 years longer than that for males in 2020 (83.2 years in contrast with 77.5 years). Wholesome life years symbolize 78% and 82% of the full life expectancy for men and women, respectively. Subsequently, on common, males are likely to spend a higher proportion of their considerably shorter lives free from exercise limitations.
Supply dataset: hlth_hlye
Among the many EU Member States, Sweden recorded the very best variety of wholesome life years at delivery in 2020 for ladies (72.7 years), adopted by Malta (70.7 years) and Italy (68.7 years). The very best numbers for males had been additionally recorded in the identical three nations: Sweden (72.8), Malta (70.2) and Italy (67.2).
In distinction, Latvia had the bottom variety of wholesome life years for each girls (54.3 years) and males (52.6 years). Excessive values could be partially defined by the best way exercise limitation is measured within the nation, impacting the outcomes to some extent.
The variety of wholesome life years at delivery was increased for ladies than for males in 20 of the EU Member States, with the distinction between the sexes typically comparatively small. In seven EU Member States, the hole was greater than 2 years, with the biggest variations recorded in Bulgaria (+4.2 years), Estonia (+4.1 years) and Poland (+4.0 years).
On the reverse finish of scale, the variety of wholesome life years for ladies was decrease than for males in six EU Member States. The most important variations had been noticed within the Netherlands (-2.8 years), Portugal (-2.1 years) and Finland (-1.8 years).
In Spain, the identical variety of wholesome life years was recorded for each men and women.
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