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Top 10 Indian states where the average life expectancy is highest

The data revealed that India's average life expectancy is lesser than countries like Bangladesh and Cambodia.

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RBI released its 2019 Handbook of Statistics on Indian States that includes data on life expectancy. It reveals a massive gap between the top states compared to the bottom ranks. The average life expectancy in India is far lower than countries such as Bangladesh and Cambodia. Read on to find which state tops the list. (Image: PTI)
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RBI released its 2019 Handbook of Statistics on Indian States that includes data on life expectancy. It reveals a massive gap between the top states compared to the bottom ranks. The average life expectancy in India is far lower than countries such as Bangladesh and Cambodia. Read on to find which state tops the list. (Image: PTI)

10) Gujarat average life expectancy- 69.5 years, male life expectancy – 67.4 years, female life expectancy – 71.8 years
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No 10 | Gujarat | Average life expectancy- 69.5 years | Male life expectancy – 67.4 years | Female life expectancy – 71.8 years. (Image: PTI)

Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh | Considered one of the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites due to Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, this city grabs the 4th spot is the list of cities easiest to live in. (Image: WikiMedia Commons)
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No 9 | Andhra Pradesh | Average life expectancy- 69.6 years | Male life expectancy – 68 years | Female life expectancy – 71.4 years. (Image: PTI)

8) West Bengal | Average life expectancy- 70.8 years, male life expectancy – 69.8 years, female life expectancy – 71.9 years
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No 8 | West Bengal | Average life expectancy - 70.8 years | Male life expectancy – 69.8 years | Female life expectancy – 71.9 years. (Image: PTI)

Tamil Nadu | Average life expectancy- 71.4 years, male life expectancy – 68.5 years, female life expectancy – 74.8 years (Image: Reuters)
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No 7 | Tamil Nadu | Average life expectancy- 71.4 years | Male life expectancy – 68.5 years | Female life expectancy – 74.8 years. (Image: Reuters)

Uttarakhand | Average life expectancy- 71.5 years, male life expectancy – 68.5 years, female life expectancy – 74.8 years (Image: PTI)
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No 6 | Uttarakhand | Average life expectancy- 71.5 years | Male life expectancy – 68.5 years | Female life expectancy – 74.8 years. (Image: PTI)

Maharashtra average life expectancy- 72.2 years, male life expectancy –70.8 years, female life expectancy – 73.7 years (Image: Jerome Anthony/Moneycontrol)
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No 5 | Maharashtra | Average life expectancy - 72.2 years | Male life expectancy – 70.8 years | Female life expectancy – 73.7 years. (Image: Jerome Anthony/Moneycontrol)

4) Himachal Pradesh | Average life expectancy- 72.3 years, male life expectancy – 69.4 years, female life expectancy – 75.5 years (Image: Reuters)
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No 4 | Himachal Pradesh | Average life expectancy - 72.3 years | Male life expectancy – 69.4 years | Female life expectancy – 75.5 years (Image: Reuters)

3) Punjab average life expectancy- 72.5 years, male life expectancy – 71 years, female life expectancy – 74.2 years (Image: Reuters)
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No 3 | Punjab | Average life expectancy- 72.5 years | Male life expectancy – 71 years | Female life expectancy – 74.2 years. (Image: Reuters)

2) Jammu & Kashmir average life expectancy- 73.5 years, male life expectancy – 71.6 years, female life expectancy – 76.2 years (Image: PTI)
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No 2 | Jammu & Kashmir | Average life expectancy- 73.5 years | Male life expectancy – 71.6 years | Female life expectancy – 76.2 years. (Image: PTI)

1) Kerala | Average life expectancy- 75.1 years, male life expectancy – 72.2 years, female life expectancy – 79.9 years (Source: Pixabay)
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No 1 | Kerala | Average life expectancy - 75.1 years | Male life expectancy – 72.2 years | Female life expectancy – 79.9 years. (Image: Pixabay)

First Published on Mar 14, 2019 07:36 am
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