Life expectancy at birth in Portugal, in 2020-2022, was estimated at 80.96 years, 78.05 years for men and 83.52 years for women, corresponding, vis-à-vis 2019-2021, to an increase of 0.01 years for men and a decrease of 0.01 years for women.
By NUTS 2 regions, in the triennium 2020-2022, the highest estimated life expectancy at birth was in the Norte region, for the total population (81.53 years), and both for men (78.74 years) and for women (84.02 years).
By NUTS 3 regions, the highest life expectancy at birth was registered in Cávado, the only region where it exceeded 82 years (82.26 years).
Life expectancy at age 65 in Portugal, in 2020-2022, was estimated at 19.61 years. At the age of 65, men could expect to live 17.76 years and women 20.98 years, corresponding to a slight decrease for men (-0.01 years), and no change in life expectancy at 65 for women, compared to 2019-2021.
By NUTS 2, in the triennium 2020-2022, the highest life expectancy at age 65 was registered in the Norte region, for the total population (19.88 years) and for men (18.17 years), and in the Centro region for women (21.24 years).
By NUTS 3, Cávado and Viseu Dão Lafões were the regions registering the highest values for life expectancy at 65, 20.64 and 20.14 years respectively.