Source: China Statistical Yearbook (2004) - based on 2000 Population
Note: Map was produced with the author's RAPS-China software.
According to the 2000 Population Census,
female life expectancy is ranging between 80 years in Shanghai and 66
years in Tibet. While male life expectancy at birth in China is
already surprisingly high, the life expectancy of Chinese females is
truly amazing. In Eastern provinces the female life expectancy is
quite comparable to that of most developed countries in Europe or the