Urban population reached 15.7 mil in 2017 in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.821 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Dem. People's Republic of Korea reached an all time high of 15.7 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 4.59 mil in 1960. When compared to Dem. People's Republic of Korea's main peers, urban population in China amounted to 804 mil, 116 mil in Japan, 41.9 mil in South Korea and 33.6 mil in Vietnam in 2017.
Dem. People's Republic of Korea has been ranked 48th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 7 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.