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Republic of Korea - Life expectancy at birth

82.2
(years)
in 2015

Life expectancy of Republic of Korea increased from 57.7 years in 1966 to 82.2 years in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 0.73 %.

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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.

Date Value Change, %
2015 82.2 0.00 %
2014 82.2 0.55 %
2013 81.7 0.61 %
2012 81.2 0.30 %
2011 81.0 0.52 %
2010 80.6 0.32 %
2009 80.3 0.58 %
2008 79.8 0.61 %
2007 79.3 0.48 %
2006 79.0 0.68 %
2005 78.4 0.75 %
2004 77.8