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Life expectancy improves in North Korea

In 2017 the life expectancy in North Korea increased to 71.89 years.

That year, the life expectancy for women was 75.3 years and for men 68.26 years.

North Korea’s position worsened with respect to the 192 countries we publish said data, dropping from the 109th in 2016 to 111th in 2017.

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 2016, when it was 71.69 years, which is the same of what happens compared to 2007, when it was 68.68 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
201775.3068.2671.89
201675.0768.0671.69
201574.8267.8371.46
201474.5267.5671.18
201374.1667.2270.84
201273.7566.8370.45
201173.3166.4070.01
201072.8665.9669.57
200972.4865.5769.19
200872.1865.2568.89
200771.9765.0268.68
200671.8464.8568.54
200571.7164.6568.39
200471.4664.3168.10
200371.0463.7667.62
200270.4362.9966.93
200169.6962.0866.09
200068.9761.1865.27
199968.4660.5364.68
199868.3160.2764.49
199768.5860.5064.77
199669.2561.1965.50
199570.2062.2366.54
199471.2363.4267.70
199372.1364.5268.74
199272.7265.3669.49
199172.9765.8669.88
199072.8666.0069.90
198972.4865.8369.61
198871.9765.5169.18
198771.4665.1368.72
198671.0064.7568.28
198570.6164.4067.90
198470.2964.0767.57
198369.9963.7567.26
198269.6963.4166.92
198169.3563.0566.57
198068.9862.6666.19
197968.5762.2465.76
197868.1261.7765.29
197767.6161.2564.78
197667.0560.6864.21
197566.4360.0663.58
197465.7559.3962.90
197365.0158.6762.16
197264.2257.9061.38
197163.3957.1060.55
197062.4956.2359.66
196961.5155.2858.68
196860.4654.2457.63
196759.3653.1456.51
196658.2252.0155.36
196557.1450.9554.26
196456.1950.0753.34
196355.4149.4352.61
196254.7949.0052.08
196154.3148.7151.67
196053.8648.4251.30
North Korea - Life expectancy at birth
North Korea - Life expectancy at birth