The countries with the lowest overall life expectancies per the WHO are Sierra Leone , the Central African Republic , the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Somalia, Eswatini, Angola , Chad , Mali, Burundi, Cameroon, and Mozambique.
Upon the institution of the legal code known as Mudawana in 2004, Moroccan women obtained the rights to divorce their husbands, to child custody, to child support, and to own and inherit property.
A study of young and middle-aged people ages 18 to 64 found that 1 in 6 preferred to die before age 80 . Those who did tended to hold more negative beliefs about what old age would be like. Still, the vast majority of people surveyed wanted to live a good long life and had sunnier expectations for their own old age.
Race-Based Life Expectancy Native Americans: 75.06 years. African Americans: 75.54 years. White Americans: 79.12 years. Hispanic Americans: 82.89 years. Asian Americans: 86.67 years.
The countries with the lowest life expectancy worldwide include the Central African Republic, Lesotho, and Chad. As of 2018, people born in the Central African Republic could be expected to live only up to 53 years. This is 20 years shorter than the global life expectancy.
These days, while statistical life expectancy in the U.S. is about 80 years , living well into one’s 80s or 90s is a perfectly realistic expectation for many. Even centenarians — people who are 100 years old or more — are on the rise. In 2015, some 72,000 Americans were centenarians.
In more developed countries, the average life expectancy at birth is 79 years for women , 72 years for men . In less developed countries, where high maternal mortality reduces the difference in longevity, women can expect to live an average of 66 years, compared with 63 years for men .
Polygamy in Morocco is legal , but very uncommon due to restrictions that were introduced by the government in 2004 that mandated financial qualifications a husband must meet in order to marry a second wife. In addition, a husband must have written permission from his current wife before marrying a second wife.
While capital punishment remains a legal penalty in Morocco , no executions have taken place since 1993, when Mohamed Tabet was executed following a 10-year moratorium.