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List of Canadian provinces and territories by life expectancy

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Life Expectancy in Canadian Provinces and Territories:
– Quebec: 82.34
– British Columbia: 82.19
– Ontario: 82.14
– Prince Edward Island: 81.80
– Alberta: 81.6 (2019), 75.0 (1980)
– Manitoba: 80.1 (2019), 75.3 (1980)
– Newfoundland and Labrador: 80.0 (2019), 74.8 (1980)
– Northwest Territories: 77.1
– Yukon: 78.7
– Nunavut: 72.1

Life Expectancy Trends and Factors in Canada:
– Canada: 81.72 (2020), 82.1 (2019), 75.5 (1980)
– Development of life expectancy in Canada
– Notable decreases in Newfoundland and Labrador
– High gains in Nunavut
– Leading causes of death: heart disease and cancer
– Medical advances contributing to increased life expectancy

Regional Variations in Life Expectancy:
– Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador: 79.7
– Central Newfoundland and Labrador: 79.5
– Western Newfoundland and Labrador: 79.5
– Labrador-Grenfell Newfoundland and Labrador: 77.9
– Saskatchewan: Kelsey Trail 78.2, Prince Albert Parkland 78.8, Prairie North 78.3, Mamawetan/Keewatin/Athabasca 73.3
– Alberta: South 80.3, Calgary 83.1, Central 79.9, Edmonton 79.5, North 79.2
– British Columbia: East Kootenay 80.5, Kootenay-Boundary 80.4, Okanagan 81.2, Thompson/Cariboo 79.9, Fraser East 81.2

Canada vs. US Life Expectancy:
– Canada’s higher life expectancy compared to the US
– Consistent increases in Canada’s life expectancy
– Fluctuations in US life expectancy
– Different factors influencing life expectancy in each country
– Role of public health policies in life expectancy differences

Additional Information:
– Wikimedia Commons: Life expectancy charts for Canada
List of North American countries by life expectancy
– List of Canadian provinces and territories by GDP
– List of Canadian provinces and territories by Human Development Index
– List of governments in Canada by annual expenditures

This is a list of Canadian provinces and territories by life expectancy. Life expectancy is the average number of years of age that a group of infants born in the same year can expect to live, if maintained, from birth. The source is from the Canadian Vital Statistics Death Database.

Life expectancy has increased in most Canadian provinces and territories due to medical advances in treating diseases such as heart disease and cancer - leading causes of death elsewhere worldwide. There were high gains in life expectancy in Nunavut due to improved rural health care; however, there were notable decreases in life expectancy in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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