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Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Life expectancy at birth

71.7 (years) in 2016

In 2016, life expectancy for Democratic People's Republic of Korea was 71.7 years. Life expectancy of Democratic People's Republic of Korea increased from 56.5 years in 1967 to 71.7 years in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.49 %.

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What is life expectancy?

Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

What is Democratic People's Republic of Korea life expectancy?

Date Value Change, %
2016 71.7 0.32 %
2015 71.5 0.39 %
2014 71.2 0.48 %
2013 70.8 0.56 %
2012 70.4 0.62 %
2011 70.0 0.63 %
2010 69.6 0.56 %
2009 69.2 0.44 %
2008 68.9 0.31 %
2007 68.7 0.20 %
2006 68.5 0.22 %
2005 68.4