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|Title||Life Tables for Korea, 2018|
- In 2018, the life expectancy at birth stood at 82.7 years, rising by 0.0 year from 2017.
- The life expectancy at birth of Korean males was 1.7 years longer than the OECD average. The life expectancy at birth of
Korean females was 2.4 years longer than the OECD average.
- The probability of dying from pneumonia showed the highest increase for males and females. When eliminating cancer
from causes of death, the life expectancy at birth would rise by 3.6 years.
- When eliminating the disease period, the life expectancy at birth was 64.4 years. The life expectancy in perceived health
at birth was 69.0 years.
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