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|Title||Life Tables for Korea, 2019|
- In 2019, the life expectancy at birth stood at 83.3 years, rising by 0.6 year from 2018.
- The life expectancy at birth of Korean males was 2.2 years longer than the OECD average of males. The life expectancy at birth of Korean
females was 2.9 years longer than the OECD average of females.
- As for people born in 2019, the probability of dying from cancer recorded the highest figure of 21.1%, which was followed by heart
diseases (11.7%), pneumonia (10.2%) and cerebrovascular diseases (7.6%).
- When eliminating cancer from causes of death, the life expectancy at birth would increase by 3.7 years.
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