Spain has the highest life expectancy in Europe

According to recently provided data by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, Spain is the European country with the highest life expectancy: 83 years on average according to data corresponding to 2015.

In the case of women, the average life expectancy is 85.7 years, while Spanish men live an average of 80.1 years.

Italy occupies the second position in this ranking, with an average life expectancy of 82.7 years, while France appears in third place with an average of 82.4 years.

The following graph produced by Statista shows the data for a selection of European countries. The European Union average stands at 80.6 years.

Infografía: España, de nuevo el país de la UE con mayor esperanza de vida | Statista

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Statista Eurostat website offers an interactive chart that shows the evolution of life expectancy by women and men in all the countries of the European Union from 2002 to 2015. The graph also shows other data related to the health of Europeans.