(measure: million; Source: United Nations Population Division)
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North Korea: Population size, in millions
For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for North Korea from 1960 to 2018. The average value for North Korea during that period was 19.53 million with a minimum of 11.42 million in 1960 and a maximum of 25.55 million in 2018.
The latest value from 2018 is 25.55 million. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 196
countries is 38529019.07 million.
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