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Population of South Korea 2022

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, and sharing a land border with North Korea. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of South Korea in 2021 is 51,300,183 (51.3 million or 5.13 Crore)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

South Korea Population 2022

South Korea has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 0.09%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  51,329,905 (51.33 million)* equivalent to 18.47% of the total world population. The total Land Area of South Korea is 99,909 sq. km (38,575 sq. mi)  & the Population Density of South Korea is 513 per Km2 (1330 people per mi2).

Population of  South Korea in 2022 –  51.33 million or 5.13 Crore (Approx)
South Korea2022 Population
Total Population51,329,905 (51.33 million or 5.13 Crore)
Global Rank29th
Share of World Pop.0.66%
Land Area 99,909 sq.km (38,575 sq. mi)
Area Rank107
Pop. Density513 people/sq.km
Capital CitySeoul
South Korea Demographics
Fertility Rate*1.1
Infant mortality rate**1.8
Median Age 43.7  years
Life Expectancy83.50 years
Urban Population82 %

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in South Korea

Religion in South Korea 

  • No religion – 56.1%
  • Christians – 28.6 %
    -Protestantism (19.7%)
    -Catholicism (7.9%)
  • Korean Buddhism (15.5%)
  • Other (0.8%)

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in South Korea by Population

 

#CityProvincePopulation
1SeoulSeoul99,04,312
2BusanBusan34,48,737
3IncheonIncheon28,90,451
4DaeguDaegu24,46,052
5DaejeonDaejeon15,38,394
6GwangjuGwangju15,02,881
7SuwonGyeonggi11,94,313
8UlsanUlsan11,66,615
9ChangwonSouth Gyeongsang10,59,241
10GoyangGyeonggi9,90,073
11YonginGyeonggi9,71,327
12SeongnamGyeonggi9,48,757
13BucheonGyeonggi8,43,794
14CheongjuNorth Chungcheong8,33,276
15AnsanGyeonggi7,47,035
16JeonjuNorth Jeolla6,58,172
17CheonanSouth Chungcheong6,29,062
18NamyangjuGyeonggi6,29,061
19HwaseongGyeonggi6,08,725
20AnyangGyeonggi5,85,177