Population density reached 514 km per capita in 2015 in South Korea, according to Faostat. This is 0.501 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, population density in South Korea reached an all time high of 516 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 267 km per capita in 1961. When compared to South Korea's main peers, population density in China amounted to 144 km per capita, 206 km per capita in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, 350 km per capita in Japan and 286 km per capita in Vietnam in 2015.
South Korea has been ranked 11th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density.