South Korea: Percent urban population

(measure: percent; source: United Nations Population Division)

South Korea: Percent urban population

: For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for South Korea from 1960 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 63.17 percent with a minumum of 27.71 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 82.59 percent in 2016. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The data show the percent of the total population that lives in urban areas for South Korea and other countries.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.