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Life expectancy increases in South Korea

In 2020 the life expectancy in South Korea increased to 83.5 years.

That year, the life expectancy for women was 86.5 years and for men 80.5 years.

South Korea’s position improvened with respect to the 192 countries we publish life expectancy, dropping from the 10th in 2019 to 6th in 2020.

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 2019, when it was 83.3 years, which is the same of what happens compared to 2010, when it was 80.2 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
202086.5080.5083.50
201986.3080.3083.30
201885.7079.7082.70
201785.7079.7082.70
201685.4079.3082.40
201585.2079.0082.10
201485.0078.6081.80
201384.6078.1081.40
201284.2077.6080.90
201184.0077.3080.60
201083.6076.8080.20
200983.4076.7080.00
200883.0076.2079.60
200782.5075.9079.20
200682.1075.4078.80
200581.6074.9078.20
200481.2074.3077.80
200380.8073.8077.30
200280.3073.4076.80
200180.1072.9076.50
200079.7072.3076.00
199979.2071.8075.50
199879.0071.2075.10
199778.7070.7074.70
199678.3070.2074.20
199577.9069.7073.80
199477.7069.3073.50
199377.3068.9073.10
199276.8068.4072.60
199176.4067.9072.20
199075.9067.5071.70
198975.3067.0071.20
198874.8066.5070.70
198774.3065.9070.10
198673.8065.3069.50
198573.2064.6068.90
198472.6064.0068.30
198371.9063.4067.70
198271.5062.9067.20
198170.9062.4066.70
198070.4061.9066.10
197969.9061.4065.60
197869.5061.1065.30
197769.1060.9065.00
197668.6060.6064.60
197568.2060.3064.20
197467.8060.0063.90
197367.3059.7063.50
197266.8059.4063.10
197166.3059.1062.70
197065.8058.7062.30
196964.4857.0660.68
196863.7656.3159.94
196763.0955.5859.24
196662.4554.8858.58
196561.8854.2457.97
196461.3953.6857.44
196360.9653.1856.97
196260.5352.6956.51
196160.0752.1556.01
196059.5151.5255.42
South Korea - Life expectancy at birth
South Korea - Life expectancy at birth