(measure: million; Source: United Nations Population Division)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Population size, in millions
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1960 to 2019. The average value for South Korea during that period was 41.25 million with a minimum of 25.01 million in 1960 and a maximum of 51.71 million in 2019.
The latest value from 2019 is 51.71 million. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 197
countries is 40.47 million.
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