For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1960 to 2018. The average value for South Korea during that period was 70.38 years with a minimum of 55.42 years in 1960 and a maximum of 82.63 years in 2017.
The latest value from 2018 is 82.63 years. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 191
countries is 72.58 years.
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