South Korea Population 1960-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The total population in South Korea was last recorded at 50.2 million people in 2013 from 25.0 million in 1960, changing 101 percent during the last 50 years. Population in South Korea averaged 39.89 Million from 1960 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 50.22 Million in 2013 and a record low of 25 Million in 1960. Population in South Korea is reported by the The Bank of Korea.

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South Korea Population


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
50.22 50.00 50.22 25.00 1960 - 2013 Million Yearly
The population of South Korea represents 0.72 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 140 people on the planet is a resident of South Korea. This page provides - South Korea Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - South Korea Population - was last refreshed on Monday, April 27, 2015.

South Korea Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 25862.00 25986.00 25986.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 982.00 1044.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Productivity 101.40 103.30 107.70 51.90 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.00 61.60 63.40 48.50 percent [+]
Wages 3252495.00 3226995.00 3256321.00 2460239.00 KRW [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3589912.00 3521603.00 3682593.00 2520139.00 KRW [+]
Labour Costs 122.70 108.60 128.30 86.30 Index Points [+]
Population 50.22 50.00 50.22 25.00 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 5580.00 5210.00 5580.00 600.00 KRW/Hour [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.70 11.00 13.40 3.80 percent [+]


Population Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 23.13 Dec/13 22.72 23.13 10.28 Million [+]
Brazil 202.77 Dec/14 201.03 202.77 72.74 Million [+]
Canada 35.67 Dec/14 35.35 35.67 17.91 Million [+]
China 1367.82 Dec/14 1360.72 1367.82 551.96 Million [+]
Euro Area 334.57 Dec/14 333.11 334.57 260.38 Million [+]
France 66.02 Dec/14 65.53 66.02 45.68 Million [+]
Germany 80.82 Dec/14 80.51 82.54 72.67 Million [+]
India 1238.89 Dec/14 1223.58 1238.89 359.00 Million [+]
Indonesia 249.86 Dec/13 246.86 249.86 88.69 Million [+]
Italy 60.78 Dec/14 59.69 60.78 50.20 Million [+]
Japan 127.02 Dec/14 127.30 127.80 83.20 Million [+]
Mexico 122.33 Dec/13 120.85 122.33 38.68 Million [+]
Netherlands 16.82 Dec/14 16.78 16.82 11.49 Million [+]
Russia 143.70 Dec/14 143.30 148.69 119.90 Million [+]
South Korea 50.22 Dec/13 50.00 50.22 25.00 Million [+]
Spain 46.50 Dec/14 46.73 46.82 30.46 Million [+]
Switzerland 8.13 Dec/14 8.04 8.13 5.36 Million [+]
Turkey 77.70 Dec/14 76.67 77.70 28.23 Million [+]
United Kingdom 64.31 Dec/14 63.90 64.31 52.37 Million [+]
United States 318.86 Dec/14 316.50 318.86 76.09 Million [+]