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Key information

The Republic of Korea is one of the 38 countries and territories of the IDF Western Pacific region. 537 million people have diabetes in the world and 206 million people in the Western Pacific Region; by 2045 this is estimated to rise to 260 million.

Diabetes in the Republic of Korea (2021)


  • 40,647,900
    Total adult population
  • 8.6% prevalence
    of diabetes in adults
  • 3,511,800
    Total cases of diabetes in adults

IDF member(s) in Republic of Korea