Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Key demographic Indicators
Under 5 Mortality Indicator bubble 27 PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS
Under 5 Mortality Indicator bubble 25,027,000 OF WHICH 6,583,000 ARE CHILDREN UNDER AGE 18 AND 1,710,000 ARE UNDER AGE 5

Trends in Under-Five Mortality Rate

Deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Under-five mortality rate

Disparities by Household Wealth

Attended Births:
Births attended by skilled health personnel (%)

Secondary education:
Net attendance ratio in secondary education (%)

Birth Registration:
Children under age 5 whose births are registered (%)

HIV/AIDS

Percentage of pregnant women living with HIV receiving most effective ARVs for PMTCT (%)
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Estimated number of new HIV infections among children (aged 0-14)
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HIV positive children (aged 0-14) receiving antiretroviral therapy (%)
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Adolescent girls (aged 15-19) who were tested for HIV in the last 12 months and received the results (%)
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Adolescent boys (aged 15-19) who were tested for HIV in the last 12 months and received the results (%)
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Estimated number of new HIV infections among adolescents (aged 15-19)
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Child Protection

Women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union by age 18 (%)
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Children aged 5 to 14 years engaged in child labour (%)
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Children aged 2 to 14 years who experienced any violent discipline (psychological aggression and/or physical punishment) in the past month (%)
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Justification of wife beating (female, %)
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Justification of wife beating (male, %)
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MICS

Democratic People's Republic of Korea