Life Expectancy Lower Than EU Average
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Life expectancy at birth stood at 74.3 years in Hungary in 2021, according to the latest data compiled by the EU statistical agency Eurostat.
In a regional comparison, life expectancy at birth is 77.2 years in the Czech Republic, 75.5 years in Poland, and 74.6 years in Slovakia.
For the European Union as a whole, life expectancy is 80.1 years.
Life expectancy was highest in Spain (83.3 years) and lowest in Bulgaria (71.4 years).
Compared to 2020 data, life expectancy in the EU as a whole fell by 0.3 years, while in Hungary, it went down by 1.4 years.
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