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Republic of Korea - Total population

51,466,201 (persons) in 2017

In 2017, population for Republic of Korea was 51.5 million persons. Population of Republic of Korea increased from 30.8 million persons in 1968 to 51.5 million persons in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 1.05 %.

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What is population?

Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.

What is Republic of Korea population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 51,466,201 0.43 %
2016 51,245,707 0.45 %
2015 51,014,947 0.53 %
2014 50,746,659 0.63 %
2013 50,428,893 0.46 %
2012 50,199,853 0.53 %
2011 49,936,638 0.77 %
2010 49,554,112 0.50 %
2009 49,307,835 0.52 %
2008 49,054,708 0.76 %
2007 48,683,638 0.51 %
2006 48,438,292