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South Korea: Rural population, percent of total population: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Korea from 1960 to 2017. The average value for South Korea during that period was 36.57 percent with a minumum of 18.06 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 72.29 percent in 1960. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.