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Monday, 5 June, 2000, 14:19 GMT 15:19 UK


Country Overall Male Female
Japan 74.5 71.9 77.2
Australia 73.2 70.8 75.5
France 73.1 69.3 76.9
Sweden 73.0 71.2 74.9
Spain 72.8 69.8 75.7
Italy 72.7 70.0 75.4
Greece 72.5 70.5 74.6
Switzerland 72.5 69.5 75.5
Monaco 72.4 68.5 76.3
Andorra 72.3 69.3 75.2
San Marino 72.3 69.5 75.0
Canada 72.0 70.0 74.0
Netherlands 72.0 69.6 74.4
United Kingdom 71.7 69.7 73.7
Norway 71.7 68.8 74.6
Belgium 71.6 68.7 74.6
Austria 71.6 68.8 74.4
Luxembourg 71.1 68.0 74.2
Iceland 70.8 69.2 72.3
Finland 70.5 67.2 73.7
Malta 70.5 68.4 72.5
Germany 70.4 67.4 73.5
Israel 70.4 69.2 71.6
United States of America 70.0 67.5 72.6
Cyprus 69.8 68.7 70.9
Dominica 69.8 67.2 72.3
Ireland 69.6 67.5 71.7
Denmark 69.4 67.2 71.5
Portugal 69.3 65.9 72.7
Singapore 69.3 67.4 71.2
NewZealand 69.2 67.1 71.2
Chile 68.6 66.0 71.3
Cuba 68.4 67.4 69.4
Slovenia 68.4 64.9 71.9
Czech Republic 68.0 65.2 70.8
Jamaica 67.3 66.8 67.9
Uruguay 67.0 64.1 69.9
Croatia 67.0 63.3 70.6
Argentina 66.7 63.8 69.6
Costa Rica 66.7 65.2 68.1
Armenia 66.7 65.0 68.3
Slovakia 66.6 63.5 69.7
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 66.4 65.0 67.8
Georgia 66.3 63.1 69.4
Poland 66.2 62.3 70.1
Yugoslavia 66.1 64.2 68.1
Panama 66.0 64.9 67.2
Antigua and Barbuda 65.8 63.4 68.3
Grenada 65.5 62.4 68.5
United Arab Emirates 65.4 65.0 65.8
Republic of Korea 65.0 62.3 67.7
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of 65.0 62.9 67.1
Barbados 65.0 62.4 67.6
Saint Lucia 65.0 62.4 67.6
Mexico 65.0 62.4 67.6
Bosnia and Herzegovina 64.9 63.4 66.4
Trinidad and Tobago 64.6 62.8 66.4
Saudi Arabia 64.5 65.1 64.0
Brunei Darussalam 64.4 63.4 65.4
Bulgaria 64.4 61.2 67.7
Bahrain 64.4 63.9 64.9
Hungary 64.1 60.4 67.9
Lithuania 64.1 60.6 67.5
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 63.7 61.8 65.6
Azerbaijan 63.7 60.6 66.7
Qatar 63.5 64.2 62.8
Cook Islands 63.4 62.2 64.5
Kuwait 63.2 63.0 63.4
Estonia 63.1 58.1 68.1
Ukraine 63.0 58.5 67.5
Paraguay 63.0 60.7 65.3
Oman 63.0 61.8 64.1
Turkey 62.9 64.0 61.8
Colombia 62.9 60.3 65.5
Tonga 62.9 61.4 64.3
Sri Lanka 62.8 59.3 66.3
Suriname 62.7 60.2 65.2
Mauritius 62.7 59.0 66.3
Dominican Republic 62.5 62.1 62.9
Romania 62.3 58.8 65.8
China 62.3 61.2 63.3
Latvia 62.2 57.1 67.2
Belarus 61.7 67.2
Algeria 61.6 62.5 60.7
Niue 61.6 61.0 62.2
Saint Kitts and Nevis 61.6 58.7 64.4
El Salvador 61.5 58.6 64.5
Republic of Moldova 61.5 58.5 64.5
Malaysia 61.4 61.3 61.6
Tunisia 61.4 62.0 60.7
Russian Federation 61.3 56.1 66.4
Honduras 61.1 60.0 62.3
Ecuador 61.0 59.9 62.1
Belize 60.9 58.5 63.3
Lebanon 60.6 61.2 60.1
Iran, Islamic Republic of 60.5 61.3 59.8
Samoa 60.5 58.7 62.3
Guyana 60.2 57.1 63.3
Thailand 60.2 58.4 62.1
Uzbekistan 60.2 58.0 62.3
Jordan 60.0 60.7 59.3
Albania 60.0 56.5 63.4
Indonesia 59.7 58.8 60.6
Micronesia, Federated States of 59.6 58.7 60.6
Peru 59.4 58.0 60.8
Fiji 59.4 57.7 61.1
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 59.3 59.7 58.9
Seychelles 59.3 56.4 62.1
Bahamas 59.1 56.7 61.6
Morocco 59.1 58.7 59.4
Brazil 59.1 55.2 62.9
Palau 59.0 57.4 60.7
Philippines 58.9 57.1 60.7
Syrian Arab Republic 58.8 58.8 58.9
Egypt 58.5 58.6 58.3
Vietnam 58.2 56.7 59.6
Nicaragua 58.1 56.4 59.9
Cape Verde 57.6 54.6 60.6
Tuvalu 57.4 57.1 57.6
Tajikistan 57.3 55.1 59.4
Marshall Islands 56.8 56.0 57.6
Kazakhstan 56.4 51.5 61.2
Kyrgyzstan 56.3 53.4 59.1
Pakistan 55.9 55.0 56.8
Kiribati 55.3 53.9 56.6
Iraq 55.3 55.4 55.1
Solomon Islands 54.9 54.5 55.3
Turkmenistan 54.3 51.9 56.7
Guatemala 54.3 52.1 56.4
Maldives 53.9 54.4 53.3
Mongolia 53.8 51.3 56.3
Sao Tome and Principe 53.5 52.1 54.8
Bolivia 53.3 52.5 54.1
India 53.2 52.8 53.5
Vanuatu 52.8 51.3 54.4
Nauru 52.5 49.8 55.1
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 52.3 51.4 53.1
Bhutan 51.8 51.4 52.2
Myanmar 51.6 51.4 51.9
Bangladesh 49.9 50.1 49.8
Yemen 49.7 49.7 49.7
Nepal 49.5 49.4 49.5
Gambia 48.3 47.2 49.4
Gabon 47.8 46.6 49.0
Papua New Guinea 47.0 45.5 48.5
Comoros 46.8 46.1 47.5
Lao People's Democratic Republic 46.1 45.0 47.1
Cambodia 45.7 43.9 47.5
Ghana 45.5 45.0 46.0
Congo 45.1 44.3 45.9
Senegal 44.6 43.5 45.6
Equatorial Guinea 44.1 42.8 45.4
Haiti 43.8 42.4 45.2
Sudan 43.0 42.6 43.5
Côte d'Ivoire 42.8 42.2 43.3
Cameroon 42.2 41.5 43.0
Benin 42.2 41.9 42.6
Mauritania 41.4 40.2 42.5
Togo 40.7 40.0 41.4
South Africa 39.8 38.6 41.0
Chad 39.4 38.6 40.2
Kenya 39.3 39.0 39.6
Nigeria 38.3 38.1 38.4
Swaziland 38.1 37.8 38.4
Angola 38.0 37.0 38.9
Djibouti 37.9 37.7 38.1
Guinea 37.8 37.0 38.5
Afghanistan 37.7 36.7 38.7
Eritrea 37.7 38.5 36.9
Guinea-Bissau 37.2 36.8 37.5
Lesotho 36.9 36.6 37.2
Madagascar 36.6 36.5 36.8
Somalia 36.4 35.9 36.9
Democratic Republic of the Congo 36.3 36.4 36.2
Central African Republic 36.0 35.6 36.5
United Republic of Tanzania 36.0 35.9 36.1
Namibia 35.6 35.8 35.4
Burkina Faso 35.5 35.3 35.7
Burundi 34.6 34.6 34.6
Mozambique 34.4 33.7 35.1
Liberia 34.0 33.8 34.2
Ethiopia 33.5 33.5 33.5
Mali 33.1 32.6 33.5
Zimbabwe 32.9 33.4 32.4
Rwanda 32.8 32.9 32.7
Uganda 32.7 32.9 32.5
Botswana 32.3 32.3 32.2
Zambia 30.3 30.0 30.7
Malawi 29.4 29.3 29.4
Niger 29.1 28.1 30.1
Sierra Leone 25.9 25.8 26.0
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