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What does "Population density" mean?Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.

Korea, Republic of's Population density

Korea, Republic of's "Population density" is 529.36[People/k㎡].(2018's Research)

Korea, Republic of's Population density(2018)
CountryPopulation density
Korea, Republic of529.36[People/k㎡]

※Source:worldbank.org Details
The newest updated about survey by worldbank.org for 2018.
(Confirmed on March 20, 2021, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2020 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of Korea, Republic of's Population density(1961 - current year)

So how has the current "529.36[People/k㎡]" Population density in Korea, Republic of changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Population density" in Korea, Republic of from 1961 to 2018.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1961 to 2018 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Population density" with over 270 statistics for Korea, Republic of.

Changes in the global ranking of Korea, Republic of's "Population density" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of Korea, Republic of's "Population density".

The entire history of Korea, Republic of's world ranking from 1961 to 2018 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
Korea, Republic of is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where Korea, Republic of's "Population density" has been ranked in the world.

Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the Korea, Republic of' Population density graph above.

Transition Chart Of Korea, Republic of's Population density(1961 - 2018)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

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Line 1:Years, Line 2:Population density

Also below is a list of "Korea, Republic of's Population density" from 1961 to 2018. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on Korea, Republic of's Population density(1961 to 2018) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Year1961196219631964196519661967196819691970197119721973197419751976197719781979198019811982198319841985198619871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Population density[People/k㎡]267.11274.86282.62290.11297.58305.16312.37319.70327.02334.24340.89347.35353.55359.65365.75371.64377.48383.26389.12395.23401.44407.70413.75418.89423.03427.26431.49435.74440.07444.43448.85453.53458.17462.80467.48471.95476.40479.85483.27487.33489.66492.25494.76496.62497.52499.98502.31505.77508.01509.82513.80515.88517.61520.85523.53525.37526.85529.36
year-on-year(+-)-7.757.767.497.477.587.217.337.327.226.656.466.26.116.15.895.845.785.866.116.216.256.055.144.144.234.234.254.334.364.424.694.634.634.684.484.453.453.424.062.332.582.511.860.92.462.333.462.241.83.992.071.743.242.671.841.482.51
year-on-year(%)-102.9102.82102.65102.57102.55102.36102.35102.29102.21101.99101.89101.78101.73101.7101.61101.57101.53101.53101.57101.57101.56101.49101.24100.99101100.99100.98100.99100.99100.99101.04101.02101.01101.01100.96100.94100.72100.71100.84100.48100.53100.51100.38100.18100.5100.47100.69100.44100.35100.78100.4100.34100.63100.51100.35100.28100.48

Looking at the above graph of "Korea, Republic of's Population density", we can see that the data for 2018, the latest year available, is the highest.

In addition,it is 2.5102523381599 more than the previous year, 2017, which means "Population density" is going up.

In particular, when comparing the latest data with 1961, the year with the lowest data "Population density", there is a 1.98-fold difference, showing how "Population density" has increased.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Population density, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in Korea, Republic of (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? Korea, Republic of vs USA )

How high or low is "Korea, Republic of's Population density"?

Comparing Population density in Korea, Republic of, Kenya and Colombia

First, let's compare "Population density" in Kenya and Colombia, which have the world's closest populations to Korea, Republic of.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Population density(Korea, Republic of vs Kenya vs Colombia )

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing Population density in Kenya and Colombia, which have similar populations to Korea, Republic of.
CountryPopulationPopulation density
Kenya52,573,97390.3[People/k㎡]
Korea, Republic of51,709,098529.36[People/k㎡]
Colombia50,339,44344.76[People/k㎡]

Looking at the table above comparing Population density, we see that

In particular, the comparison reveals that although Korea, Republic ofand Colombia are close to the first and second in population numbers in the world, there is an overwhelming difference in "Population density".

Korea, Republic of VS USA vs China vs Japan

Next, we will compare "Population density" in Korea, Republic of with that in USA and China and Japan.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Population density(Korea, Republic of vs USA vs China vs Japan)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing "Population density" in USA and China and Japan and Korea, Republic of.
CountryPopulationPopulation density
China1,397,715,000148.35[People/k㎡]
United States of America328,239,52335.71[People/k㎡]
Japan126,264,931347.07[People/k㎡]
Korea, Republic of51,709,098529.36[People/k㎡]

From the above graph, we can see that among those countries, Korea, Republic of has the highest number of "Population density".

In particular, the data is 14.8 times higher than that of United States of America, 3.6 times higher than that of China, and 1.5 times higher than that of Japan.

Compare Korea, Republic of more with other countries

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Where does Korea, Republic of rank in the world in terms of the "Population density"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where Korea, Republic of ranks in the world's "Population density".

Korea, Republic of ranks 17th in the world in "Population density"

First, let's take a look at "Korea, Republic of's Population density" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Population density" ranking chart.

The world Population density ranking chart:Korea, Republic of ranks 17th
RankCountryPopulation density
[People/k㎡]
13Nauru635.20
14Mauritius623.30
15Aruba588.03
16San Marino563.08
17Korea, Republic of529.36
18Netherlands511.48
19Rwanda498.66
20India454.94
21Comoros447.24
22Burundi435.18

※Source:worldbank.org Details

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Population density", Korea, Republic of ranks 17th out of 208 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that Korea, Republic of is one of the top twenty countries in the world with a high level of "Population density".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Population density" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 World ranking of "Population density"

World Average vs Korea, Republic of vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Population density" with Korea, Republic of.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Population density(World Average vs Korea, Republic of vs Global Median)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Chart comparing Population density in Korea, Republic of with the world median (89) and average (359)
CountryPopulation density
Korea, Republic of529.36[People/k㎡]
Average359[People/k㎡]
Median89[People/k㎡]

※Source:worldbank.org Details

From the table here, we can see that "Korea, Republic of's Population density" is 1.48 times higher than the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 89, we can see that Korea, Republic of's Population density "529.35850128931[People/k㎡]" is higher (5.92 times) than the median.

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Title"Korea, Republic of's Population density"
UnitPeople/k㎡
Period1961 to 2018
Lastmodified2021-03-20T10:55:04+0900
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Sourceworldbank.org - Food and Agriculture Organization and World Bank population estimates.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "Korea, Republic of's Population density"

What is the latest data on "Population density" in Korea, Republic of?The latest "Population density" in Korea, Republic of that we can find in 2021 is 529.36[People/k㎡]. This data is from the 2018 worldbank.org survey and is in unit of People/k㎡. More details.
By what percentage did "Population density" in Korea, Republic of increase from the previous year?It has increased by 0.48% from the previous year (2017). And "Population density" in the previous year is 526.85[People/k㎡] Show the trend graph from 1961 to 2018.
When was the last year that Korea, Republic of's "Population density" was at its highest?The year 2018 was the highest year. (529.36[People/k㎡])
When was the last year that Korea, Republic of's "Population density" was at its lowest?The year 1961 was the lowest year. (267.11[People/k㎡])
How many times higher is "Korea, Republic of's Population density" than in Japan?"Korea, Republic of's Population density" is 1.53 times that of Japan.Show graph
What is Korea, Republic of's ranking in the world for "Population density"?Korea, Republic of is ranked 17th in the world.View the world ranking table of "Population density".
Which countries have a similar "Population density" to Korea, Republic of?San Marino (563[People/k㎡]) and Netherlands (511[People/k㎡]) have very similar data.
How many times is "Population density" in Korea, Republic of compared to the world average?It is 1.48 times higher than the world average.Find out more.
Is Korea, Republic of's Population density higher than the world median? It is 5.92 times higher than the world median.