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Life expectancy improves in South Korea

In 2019 the life expectancy in South Korea increased to 83.23 years.

That year, the life expectancy for women was 86.3 years and for men 80.3 years.

South Korea’s position improvened with respect to the 192 countries we publish life expectancy, dropping from the 16th in 2018 to 10th in 2019.

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 2018, when it was 82.63 years, which is the same of what happens compared to 2009, when it was 79.97 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
201986.3080.3083.23
201885.7079.7082.63
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
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