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South Korea : Life Expectancy

Male Female
78.8
85.5
Total World Rank
82.3
11

According to the latest WHO data published in 2015 life expectancy in South Korea is: Male 78.8, female 85.5 and total life expectancy is 82.3 which gives South Korea a World Life Expectancy ranking of 11. You can see the top 20 causes of death data and rankings for South 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 South Korea
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Life Expectancy
1. Stroke
2. Suicide
3. Coronary Heart Disease
4. Lung Cancers
5. Liver Cancer
   
6. Influenza and Pneumonia
7. Diabetes Mellitus
8. Stomach Cancer
9. Colon-Rectum Cancers
10. Alzheimers/Dementia
   
11. Road Traffic Accidents
12. Liver Disease
13. Lung Disease
14. Hypertension
15. Kidney Disease
   
16. Pancreas Cancer
17. Other Injuries
18. Breast Cancer
19. Prostate Cancer
20. Tuberculosis

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

 

Data Source: WHO 2015