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Life expectancy improves in North Korea

In 2014 the life expectancy in North Korea increased to 70.07 years.

That year, the life expectancy for women was 73.66 years and for men 66.66 years.

North Korea’s position improvened with respect to the 191 countries we publish life expectancy, dropping from the 119th in 2013 to 118th in 2014.

If we look at the change in life expectancy in North Korea over the past several years, we find that it is higher than in 2013, when it was 69.79 years, which is the same of what happens compared to 2004, when it was 67.86 years.

In this page we show you the progression of the life expectancy in North Korea. You can see the life expectancy in other countries in life expectancy and see all the information about North Korea in North Korean economy.

North Korea - Life expectancy at birth
DateLife expectancy - WomenLife expectancy - MenLife expectancy
201473.6666.6670.07
201373.3666.3969.79
201273.0666.1069.49
201172.7465.8069.19
201072.4565.5268.90
200972.2165.2968.66
200872.0465.1168.49
200771.9464.9868.38
200671.8764.8868.29
200571.7764.7268.16
200471.5264.3767.86
200371.0863.8067.35
200270.4663.0266.65
200169.7062.0965.80
200068.9761.1964.98
199968.4660.5364.40
199868.3160.2764.19
199768.5860.5064.44
199669.2561.1965.12
199570.2062.2366.12
199471.2363.4267.23
199372.1364.5268.23
199272.7265.3668.95
199172.9765.8669.33
199072.8666.0069.34
198972.4865.8369.07
198871.9765.5168.66
198771.4665.1368.22
198671.0064.7567.80
198570.6164.4067.43
198470.2964.0767.11
198369.9963.7566.80
198269.6963.4166.47
198169.3563.0566.13
198068.9862.6665.75
197968.5762.2465.33
197868.1261.7764.86
197767.6161.2564.35
197667.0560.6863.79
197566.4360.0663.16
197465.7559.3962.49
197365.0158.6761.76
197264.2257.9060.99
197163.3957.1060.16
197062.4956.2359.28
196961.5155.2858.32
196860.4654.2457.28
196759.3653.1456.17
196658.2252.0155.04
196557.1450.9553.97
196456.1950.0753.05
196355.4149.4352.35
196254.7949.0051.83
196154.3148.7151.44
196053.8648.4251.08
North Korea - Life expectancy at birth
North Korea - Life expectancy at birth