Urban population reached 41.9 mil in 2017 in South Korea, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.358 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in South Korea reached an all time high of 41.9 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 6.93 mil in 1960. When compared to South Korea's main peers, urban population in China amounted to 804 mil, 15.7 mil in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, 116 mil in Japan and 33.6 mil in Vietnam in 2017.
South Korea has been ranked 21st within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.