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Life expectancy of South Korea goes up to 82.63 years

In 2017 the life expectancy in South Korea increased to 82.63 years.

That year, the life expectancy for women was 85.7 years and for men 79.7 years.

South Korea’s position improvened with respect to the 192 countries we publish life expectancy, dropping from the 19th in 2016 to 12th in 2017.

If we look at the change in life expectancy in South Korea over the past several years, we find that it is higher than in 2016, when it was 82.28 years, which is the same of what happens compared to 2007, when it was 79.12 years.

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

South Korea - Life expectancy at birth
DateLife expectancy - WomenLife expectancy - MenLife expectancy
201785.7079.7082.63
201685.4079.3082.28
201585.2079.0082.02
201485.0078.6081.72
201384.6078.1081.27
201284.2077.6080.82
201184.0077.3080.57
201083.6076.8080.12
200983.4076.7079.97
200883.0076.2079.52
200782.5075.9079.12
200682.1075.4078.67
200581.6074.9078.17
200481.2074.3077.67
200380.8073.8077.21
200280.3073.4076.77
200180.1072.9076.41
200079.7072.3075.91
199979.2071.8075.41
199879.0071.2075.00
199778.7070.7074.60
199678.3070.2074.15
199577.9069.7073.70
199477.7069.3073.40
199377.3068.9073.00
199276.8068.4072.50
199176.4067.9072.05
199075.9067.5071.60
198975.3067.0071.05
198874.8066.5070.55
198774.3065.9070.00
198673.8065.3069.45
198573.2064.6068.80
198472.6064.0068.20
198371.9063.4067.55
198271.5062.9067.10
198170.9062.4066.55
198070.4061.9066.05
197969.9061.4065.55
197869.5061.1065.20
197769.1060.9064.90
197668.6060.6064.50
197568.2060.3064.15
197467.8060.0063.80
197367.3059.7063.41
197266.8059.4063.01
197166.3059.1062.61
197065.8058.7062.16
196963.7557.0560.32
196862.7356.2759.42
196761.7255.4958.53
196660.7454.7357.66
196559.8053.9956.82
196458.9053.2956.02
196358.0352.6055.25
196257.1751.9354.49
196156.3351.2753.74
196055.5150.6153.00
South Korea - Life expectancy at birth
South Korea - Life expectancy at birth