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UNICEF: Life expectancy for Libyans born in 2019 at 72 years




Alwasat - Cairo Sat 05 Jan 2019, 12:29 AM
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On the first day of 2019, 335 new Libyan births were recorded, according to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), with an a life expectancy of 72 years.

"Libya has witnessed the birth of 335 children" expected to "live until 2091, that is, at the age of 72," UNICEF said on its website on Friday in statistics on the reality of newborns.

"The number of births in Algeria is 2407 children, in Morocco 1879, and the number in Tunisia to 516," the organization added.

The average expectancy of "Algerians and Moroccans is 77 years. In Tunisia, life expectancy for children born in 2019 is 76 years. In Mauritania, it is 64 years."

More than 395,072 children were born across the world on January 1st of 2019.

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