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Number of healthy years of life: Countries compared

In 2018, the number of years a person is expected to continue to live in a healthy condition in the European Union (EU) was estimated to be 64.2 years for women and 63.7 years for men.

Life expectancy for women (83.7 years) in the EU was, on average, 5.5 years longer than that for men (78.2) in 2018. Healthy life years represent approximately 77% and 81% of the total life expectancy for women and men respectively.

Eurostat, 7 April 2020