(measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
North Korea: Female population, percent of total
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1960 to 2018. The average value for North Korea during that period was 51.84 percent with a minimum of 51.09 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 53.79 percent in 1960.
The latest value from 2018 is 51.09 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 187
countries is 49.87 percent.
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Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.