Population of South Korea (2017)

South Korea population

51,075,057

Births this year: 487,475 Births today 1,115
Deaths this year 336,590 Deaths today 770

South Korea Population by Religions(2010 survey)

Region Name Percents Number
Christian (Protestant, Roman Catholic) 31.6% 16,092,038 people
Buddhist 24.2% 12,323,650 people
other or unknown 0.9% 458,318 people
none 43.3% 22,050,166 people

South Korea Population by Ethnic groups (2010 survey)

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
homogeneous 100% 50,924,172 people

South Korea population by Age group

Age Both Sexes Population Male Population Female Population Both Sexes (%) Male (%) Female (%) Sex ratio (female/male)
Total 50,293,439 24,995,028 25,298,411 100 100 100 98.8
00-04 2,287,286 1,181,688 1,105,598 4.5 4.7 4.4 106.9
05-09 2,272,439 1,170,255 1,102,184 4.5 4.7 4.4 106.2
10-14 2,477,685 1,286,629 1,191,056 4.9 5.1 4.7 108
15-19 3,261,984 1,701,696 1,560,288 6.5 6.8 6.2 109.1
20-24 3,523,157 1,865,781 1,657,376 7 7.5 6.6 112.6
25-29 3,269,169 1,727,827 1,541,342 6.5 6.9 6.1 112.1
30-34 3,722,920 1,903,109 1,819,811 7.4 7.6 7.2 104.6
35-39 3,859,858 1,956,544 1,903,314 7.7 7.8 7.5 102.8
40-44 4,212,223 2,120,951 2,091,272 8.4 8.5 8.3 101.4
45-49 4,211,450 2,108,342 2,103,108 8.4 8.4 8.3 100.2
50-54 4,117,453 2,054,197 2,063,256 8.2 8.2 8.2 99.6
55-59 3,753,069 1,848,359 1,904,710 7.5 7.4 7.5 97
60-64 2,722,767 1,321,482 1,401,285 5.4 5.3 5.5 94.3
65-69 2,116,128 1,003,536 1,112,592 4.2 4 4.4 90.2
70-74 1,701,520 755,139 946,381 3.4 3 3.7 79.8
75-79 1,375,973 556,109 819,864 2.7 2.2 3.2 67.8
80-84 851,574 291,847 559,727 1.7 1.2 2.2 52.1
85-89 389,257 104,918 284,339 0.8 0.4 1.1 36.9
90-94 137,652 31,172 106,480 0.3 0.1 0.4 29.3
95-99 26,578 4,959 21,619 0.1 0 0.1 22.9
100+ 3,297 488 2,809 0 0 0 17.4

South Korea Age structure and Population pyramid

South Korea Age structure and Population pyramid

South Korea Sex ratio

South Korea Sex ratio

South Korea Dependency ratios

Chart working age in South Korea

South Korea Population (1950 - 2017)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/KmĀ²)
2016 50,503,933 0.42 210,494 98.78 519.43
2015 50,293,439 0.44 219,038 98.80 517.26
2014 50,074,401 0.46 227,645 98.82 515.01
2013 49,846,756 0.48 238,305 98.83 512.67
2012 49,608,451 0.51 251,759 98.86 510.22
2011 49,356,692 0.54 266,651 98.91 507.63
2010 49,090,041 0.58 283,005 99.00 504.89
2005 47,605,863 3.03 1,399,592 99.89 489.62
2000 46,206,271 3.48 1,553,277 100.66 475.23
1995 44,652,994 3.91 1,680,740 100.31 459.25
1990 42,972,254 6.10 2,470,337 100.34 441.96
1985 40,501,917 8.15 3,050,832 99.97 416.56
1980 37,451,085 7.89 2,738,007 100.26 385.18
1975 34,713,078 10.42 3,275,937 100.96 357.02
1970 31,437,141 10.72 3,044,419 100.47 323.33
1965 28,392,722 13.24 3,318,694 100.97 292.02
1960 25,074,028 18.45 3,905,417 100.45 257.88
1955 21,168,611 10.19 1,957,225 99.51 217.72
1950 19,211,386 99.22 197.59
Chart population South Korea Population (1950 - 2017)