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North Korea : Life Expectancy

Male Female
Total World Rank

According to the latest WHO data published in 2015 life expectancy in North Korea is: Male 67.0, female 74.0 and total life expectancy is 70.6 which gives North Korea a World Life Expectancy ranking of 106. You can see the top 20 causes of death data and rankings for North Korea by clicking on the links below or select the full country health profile at the bottom of the page.

Top 20 Causes of Death North Korea
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Life Expectancy
1. Stroke
2. Lung Disease
3. Coronary Heart Disease
4. Influenza and Pneumonia
5. Lung Cancers
6. Suicide
7. Liver Disease
8. Liver Cancer
9. Kidney Disease
10. Hypertension
11. Breast Cancer
12. Diabetes Mellitus
13. Colon-Rectum Cancers
14. Stomach Cancer
15. Low Birth Weight
16. Other Injuries
17. Road Traffic Accidents
18. Drownings
19. Falls
20. Rheumatic Heart Disease

See full health profile and world rankings for North Korea here:  North Korea Health Profile


WHO Publish Date: May 2014