|Title||Causes of Death Statistics in 2016|
- In 2016, there were 280,827 deaths, which recorded the highest figure after the beginning of statistical production in 1983.
- Compared to 2015, the death rate of pneumonia increased by 11.6%. In the meantime, the death rate of intentional
self-harm (suicide) showed a 3.4% decrease.
- The death rate for dementia recorded 17.9 deaths in 2016, increasing by 104.8% compared to a decade ago.
- The age-standardized death rate recorded the lowest figure at 298.4 deaths per 100,000 standard population for Seoul,
which was followed by Gyeonggi (321.8).
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