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Republic of Korea - Urban population as a share of total population

81.5 (%) in 2017

In 2017, urban population for Republic of Korea was 81.5 %. Urban population of Republic of Korea increased from 36.8 % in 1968 to 81.5 % in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 1.64 %.

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What is urban population?

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

What is Republic of Korea urban population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 81.5 -0.07 %
2016 81.6 -0.09 %
2015 81.6 -0.09 %
2014 81.7 -0.09 %
2013 81.8 -0.09 %
2012 81.9 -0.09 %
2011 81.9 -0.02 %
2010 81.9 0.12 %
2009 81.8 0.12 %
2008 81.7 0.12 %
2007 81.6 0.13 %
2006 81.5