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,
average life expectancy in China ranging
between 78 years in Shanghai and 64 years in Tibet. Obviously, life
expectancy is correlated highly with economic development, as
highly developed coastal provinces have much higher life expectancy
than in interior or western provinces.