The life expectancy of Canadians is at 80.7 years old - up slightly from 1999, according to Statistics Canada.
StatsCan released updated figures related to life expectancy and mortality on Monday.
Life expectancy in Canada in 1999 was 79. Rates in 2005 to 2007 rose for both sexes. Men lived on average 78.3 years while women were living to about 83 years old, according to the figures.
British Columbia and Ontario had the highest life expectancy at 81.2 years old and 81 years old, respectively.
Of the provinces, Newfoundland and Labrador had the lowest life expectancy at 78.3 years old. People in Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, on average, also don't reach their 80th birthday.
The data is part of an examination of Canada's health indicators, which are collected in conjunction with the Canadian Institute of Health Information. It measures Canada's vital signs by looking at over 80 indicators, including health status and health system performance.
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