UNFPA Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

The lack of essential supplies, equipment, and skills are among the barriers to achieve full universal access to quality reproductive health services in DPRK. UNFPA support, which began in 1985, has made essential contributions by supporting training and family planning and providing life-saving medicines and equipment. Current programmes aim to sharpen expertise in data analysis and population studies to inform policy development – on ageing for example – implement reproductive health care standards, and provide critical supplies, equipment and training.

Data overview View more

Population

Population, by age group, per cent
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    Population aged 0-14
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    Population aged 15-64
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    Population aged 65+

Sexual and reproductive health

Births attended by skilled health personnel, per cent, 2014-2019
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    Births attended by skilled health personnel

Family Planning

Proportion of demand satisfied with modern methods, women aged 15-49, per cent, 2022
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    Modern method  

Education

Total net enrolment rate, percent

Gender, Rights, and Human Capital

Harmful Practices

Key results of Democratic People's Republic of Korea in 2021 View more
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Minimum Initial Services Package

442
Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package
2021 Humanitarian results achieved for Korea, Democratic People's Republic View more
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Number of dignity kits distributed
228,951
UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries
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Adolescent and youth-friendly spaces supported by UNFPA
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Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth)
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Affected population reached with Family Planning services
402
Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Service Package for reproductive health
People reached with Dignity Kits in 1 countries
Appeal Country People reached with Dignity Kits
Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of 6322725
Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services in 0 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
People reached with adolescent sexual and reproductive health services, supplies and information in 1 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of 228951
Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth) in 0 countries
Appeal Country Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth
Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA in 0 countries
Appeal Country Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA
Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package in 1 countries
Appeal Country Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package
Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of 402
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