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South Korea among OECD members with high rates of car accident deaths Updated: 2017-10-02 12:54:10 KST

The number of people killed in traffic accidents in South Korea has been declining, but the figure is still above the OECD average.
According to Statistics Korea and the OECD ten for every 100-thousand people last year died in traffic accidents.
That's the sixth highest rate in the OECD.
Mexico, Chile and the U.S. were among those with higher rates.
While cancer is still the leading cause of death in South Korea -- with three out of every ten people dying of it -- the country's cancer mortality rate is second lowest only to Mexico.
For every 100-thousand people in South Korea, 165 died of cancer last year.
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