Democratic People's Republic of Korea


Democratic People's Republic of Korea
This map is an approximation of actual country borders.


Total population (2016) 25,369,000
Gross national income per capita (PPP international $, 0) not available
Life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2016) 68/76
Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births, 2017) 19
Probability of dying between 15 and 60 years m/f (per 1 000 population, 2016) 166/98
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 0) not available
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (0) not available
Latest data available from the Global Health Observatory

Contact information

The Acting WHO Representative
Jamsheed, Dr Mohamed

14 Munsudong Taedonggang District Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Telephone: +850 2381 7913
Facsimile: +850 2381 7916

Country Office web site
Regional Office web site

Health profile

WHO collaboration

Country cooperation strategy available in

Country cooperation strategy brief available in

Mortality and burden of disease