Health outcomes in South Korea

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for South Korea in 2016 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators South Korea Asia World
Life expectancy, in years 82.02 73.37 71.87
Birth rate per 1000 people 7.9 19.34 20.79
Death rate per 1000 people 5.5 5.86 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 1.17 2.43 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 0.26 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 77 122.41 111.24


Health spending in South Korea

In the second table we see the health spending in South Korea as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in South Korea is 2012.74 USD. The country spends 7.39 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.76 percent.
Indicators South Korea Asia World
Health spending per capita 2012.74 625.81 1029.67
Health spending as percent of GDP 7.39 5.9 6.76

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