South Korea: Rural population, percent

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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South Korea: Rural population, percent of total population

: For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1960 to 2019. The average value for South Korea during that period was 35.97 percent with a minimum of 18.06 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 72.29 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2019 is 18.57 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 198 countries is 40.00 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.
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