This section provides data and information on life expectancy and healthy life expectancy in Ireland and across the EU.
Summary Tables and Graphs
Table 1 – Life expectancy, Ireland, by age and gender, 1995, 2005 and 2015 (Download csv)
Figure 1 – Life expectancy at birth by gender, Ireland and EU-28, 2006 to 2015 (View graph) (Download csv)
Figure 2 – Life expectancy at birth for EU-28 countries, 2015 (View graph) (Download csv)
Figure 3 – Life expectancy and healthy life years at age 65 by gender, Ireland and EU-28, 2015 (View graph) (Download csv)
Useful Links (links open up in a new window)
Central Statistics Office
Statbank – Irish life tables – online database
StatCentral – the portal to Ireland’s official statistics
Eurostat – Life expectancy data for EU countries – online database
Eurostat – Healthy Life Years – online database
OECD – online database.
WHO European Health For All database (HFA) – online database
Eurohex – access to research on health expectancies in Europe – online resource