๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ต Population of Dem. People's Republic of Korea

26,244,582
Current Population of Dem. People's Republic of Korea
79,310
Net population growth this year
217.96
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Dem. People's Republic of Korea reached 26,244,582, of which 13,011,397 people are male and 13,233,184 female. The country has a population density of 217.9602 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 0.302% for the year. According to the latest data, Dem. People's Republic of Korea is set to increase its population size by 79,310 people next year. Making the total population count of Dem. People's Republic of Korea 26,244,582 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Dem. People's Republic of Korea (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Dem. People's Republic of Korea grown from 11,103,378 people to 26,244,582. An increase of the population size by 136.37% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 11,103,378 5,102,920 6,000,458 -582,729 92.2131 -5.249%
1951 10,557,970 4,730,846 5,827,124 -508,089 87.6835 -4.813%
1952 10,228,066 4,521,156 5,706,910 -151,719 84.9437 -1.483%
1953 10,147,600 4,471,873 5,675,726 -9,213 84.2754 -0.091%
1954 10,206,242 4,503,734 5,702,508 126,497 84.7624 1.239%
1955 10,360,269 4,589,089 5,771,180 181,558 86.0416 1.752%
1956 10,552,182 4,693,410 5,858,772 202,268 87.6354 1.917%
1957 10,802,104 4,827,063 5,975,040 297,575 89.711 2.755%
1958 11,106,854 4,988,525 6,118,330 311,927 92.242 2.809%
1959 11,391,376 5,139,366 6,252,010 257,115 94.6049 2.257%
1960 11,655,666 5,279,622 6,376,044 271,466 96.7998 2.329%
1961 11,916,515 5,417,938 6,498,578 250,232 98.9662 2.1%
1962 12,180,505 5,557,630 6,622,874 277,748 101.1586 2.28%
1963 12,475,236 5,712,932 6,762,304 311,713 103.6063 2.499%
1964 12,787,524 5,877,109 6,910,414 312,863 106.1998 2.447%
1965 13,105,946 6,044,344 7,061,602 323,982 108.8443 2.472%
1966 13,444,048 6,221,656 7,222,392 352,222 111.6523 2.62%
1967 13,821,409 6,418,986 7,402,422 402,500 114.7862 2.912%
1968 14,216,305 6,625,212 7,591,092 387,292 118.0658 2.724%
1969 14,605,481 6,828,524 7,776,958 391,060 121.2979 2.678%
1970 14,996,879 7,032,910 7,963,970 391,736 124.5485 2.612%
1971 15,381,626 7,233,811 8,147,815 377,757 127.7438 2.456%
1972 15,768,363 7,435,684 8,332,679 395,718 130.9556 2.51%
1973 16,128,122 7,623,584 8,504,538 323,801 133.9434 2.008%
1974 16,437,002 7,785,302 8,651,700 293,959 136.5086 1.788%
1975 16,723,252 7,935,350 8,787,902 278,540 138.8859 1.666%
1976 16,987,170 8,073,971 8,913,200 249,296 141.0777 1.468%
1977 17,231,389 8,202,544 9,028,844 239,142 143.106 1.388%
1978 17,472,094 8,329,193 9,142,900 242,269 145.105 1.387%
1979 17,719,172 8,458,890 9,260,282 251,886 147.157 1.422%
1980 17,973,650 8,592,166 9,381,484 257,071 149.2704 1.43%
1981 18,235,202 8,728,874 9,506,329 266,033 151.4426 1.459%
1982 18,502,087 8,868,146 9,633,941 267,735 153.6591 1.447%
1983 18,771,363 9,008,464 9,762,900 270,818 155.8954 1.443%
1984 19,045,154 9,150,900 9,894,254 276,764 158.1692 1.453%
1985 19,325,487 9,296,488 10,029,000 283,902 160.4974 1.469%
1986 19,613,038 9,445,500 10,167,538 291,200 162.8855 1.485%
1987 19,903,893 9,595,932 10,307,962 290,510 165.301 1.46%
1988 20,197,464 9,747,493 10,449,970 296,631 167.7391 1.469%
1989 20,494,965 9,900,735 10,594,230 298,373 170.2098 1.456%
1990 20,799,523 10,057,190 10,742,334 310,743 172.7392 1.494%
1991 21,115,534 10,219,138 10,896,396 321,277 175.3636 1.522%
1992 21,439,991 10,385,047 11,054,944 327,638 178.0582 1.528%
1993 21,773,017 10,553,790 11,219,227 338,413 180.824 1.554%
1994 22,105,225 10,721,512 11,383,712 326,003 183.583 1.475%
1995 22,385,536 10,864,896 11,520,640 234,621 185.9109 1.048%
1996 22,614,347 10,983,578 11,630,769 223,001 187.8112 0.986%
1997 22,827,373 11,094,390 11,732,982 203,050 189.5804 0.89%
1998 23,023,636 11,196,822 11,826,814 189,476 191.2103 0.823%
1999 23,204,498 11,291,886 11,912,612 172,247 192.7124 0.742%
2000 23,367,059 11,378,028 11,989,032 152,877 194.0624 0.654%
2001 23,512,522 11,455,522 12,057,000 138,048 195.2705 0.587%
2002 23,638,411 11,523,016 12,115,395 113,729 196.316 0.481%
2003 23,781,707 11,598,071 12,183,636 172,863 197.5061 0.727%
2004 23,948,930 11,684,142 12,264,788 161,584 198.8949 0.675%
2005 24,100,982 11,762,651 12,338,331 142,520 200.1576 0.591%
2006 24,235,761 11,832,470 12,403,292 127,038 201.277 0.524%
2007 24,356,506 11,895,221 12,461,285 114,452 202.2798 0.47%
2008 24,469,047 11,953,972 12,515,075 110,630 203.2144 0.452%
2009 24,581,509 12,013,178 12,568,332 114,294 204.1484 0.465%
2010 24,686,435 12,070,098 12,616,337 95,559 205.0198 0.387%
2011 24,783,789 12,125,094 12,658,695 99,149 205.8283 0.4%
2012 24,887,770 12,184,978 12,702,792 108,812 206.6919 0.437%
2013 25,001,819 12,251,346 12,750,473 119,286 207.6391 0.477%
2014 25,126,131 12,324,170 12,801,962 129,338 208.6715 0.515%
2015 25,258,015 12,402,803 12,855,212 134,430 209.7668 0.532%
2016 25,389,611 12,482,556 12,907,056 128,762 210.8597 0.507%
2017 25,516,321 12,559,931 12,956,390 124,659 211.912 0.489%
2018 25,638,149 12,634,957 13,003,192 118,997 212.9238 0.464%
2019 25,755,441 12,707,874 13,047,566 115,585 213.8979 0.449%
2020 25,867,467 12,778,255 13,089,212 108,468 214.8282 0.419%
2021 25,971,909 12,844,384 13,127,524 100,416 215.6956 0.387%
2022 26,069,416 12,905,118 13,164,298 94,599 216.5054 0.363%
2023 26,160,821 12,960,706 13,200,116 88,211 217.2645 0.337%
2024 26,244,582 13,011,397 13,233,184 79,310 217.9602 0.302%

Statements that can be derived from Dem. People's Republic of Korea's population data

  • Dem. People's Republic of Korea has a population of 26,244,582 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Dem. People's Republic of Korea's population is equivalent to 0.33% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Dem. People's Republic of Korea's population will grow with 79,310 people.
  • In 2024, 2,000 more people will emigrate from Dem. People's Republic of Korea than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Dem. People's Republic of Korea is 36.39 years.
  • In Dem. People's Republic of Korea there are 217.96 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 12.99 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Dem. People's Republic of Korea.
  • In Dem. People's Republic of Korea, 13,011,397 of the total population are male, and 13,233,184 are female.

Future Population of Dem. People's Republic of Korea (2024 - 2100)

Dem. People's Republic of Korea's population is set to decrease in the future from 26,244,582 people to 20,473,590 people. A decrease of the population size by 84.39% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 26,244,582 13,011,397 13,233,184 79,310 217.9602 0.302%
2025 26,319,924 13,056,804 13,263,120 71,373 218.5859 0.271%
2026 26,387,425 13,097,245 13,290,180 63,629 219.1465 0.241%
2027 26,446,694 13,132,552 13,314,142 54,910 219.6387 0.208%
2028 26,497,102 13,162,378 13,334,724 45,906 220.0573 0.173%
2029 26,537,870 13,186,335 13,351,535 35,630 220.3959 0.134%
2030 26,569,402 13,204,683 13,364,718 27,433 220.6578 0.103%
2031 26,592,481 13,217,865 13,374,616 18,725 220.8494 0.07%
2032 26,606,610 13,225,644 13,380,966 9,534 220.9668 0.036%
2033 26,611,771 13,228,082 13,383,690 789 221.0096 0.003%
2034 26,608,668 13,225,602 13,383,067 -6,996 220.9839 -0.026%
2035 26,598,048 13,218,616 13,379,431 -14,245 220.8957 -0.054%
2036 26,579,554 13,207,020 13,372,534 -22,741 220.7421 -0.086%
2037 26,553,492 13,191,085 13,362,407 -29,385 220.5256 -0.111%
2038 26,521,434 13,171,708 13,349,726 -34,730 220.2594 -0.131%
2039 26,484,115 13,149,335 13,334,780 -39,908 219.9495 -0.151%
2040 26,441,399 13,123,976 13,317,424 -45,523 219.5947 -0.172%
2041 26,393,589 13,095,876 13,297,714 -50,097 219.1977 -0.19%
2042 26,341,393 13,065,458 13,275,935 -54,295 218.7642 -0.206%
2043 26,285,495 13,033,104 13,252,390 -57,503 218.2999 -0.219%
2044 26,226,715 12,999,326 13,227,389 -60,055 217.8118 -0.229%
2045 26,165,201 12,964,336 13,200,865 -62,974 217.3009 -0.241%
2046 26,100,272 12,927,869 13,172,403 -66,884 216.7617 -0.256%
2047 26,032,162 12,890,086 13,142,077 -69,335 216.196 -0.266%
2048 25,960,806 12,850,948 13,109,858 -73,377 215.6034 -0.283%
2049 25,885,944 12,810,418 13,075,526 -76,348 214.9817 -0.295%
2050 25,807,197 12,768,418 13,038,780 -81,146 214.3277 -0.314%
2051 25,724,769 12,725,006 12,999,762 -83,710 213.6431 -0.325%
2052 25,639,389 12,680,579 12,958,810 -87,051 212.934 -0.34%
2053 25,551,077 12,635,182 12,915,896 -89,571 212.2006 -0.351%
2054 25,460,057 12,588,925 12,871,132 -92,470 211.4447 -0.363%
2055 25,365,629 12,541,370 12,824,260 -96,386 210.6605 -0.38%
2056 25,267,753 12,492,442 12,775,312 -99,366 209.8476 -0.393%
2057 25,167,693 12,442,826 12,724,866 -100,755 209.0166 -0.4%
2058 25,065,631 12,392,578 12,673,053 -103,367 208.169 -0.412%
2059 24,961,267 12,341,420 12,619,846 -105,362 207.3023 -0.422%
2060 24,854,656 12,289,340 12,565,316 -107,860 206.4169 -0.434%
2061 24,746,465 12,236,719 12,509,746 -108,522 205.5184 -0.439%
2062 24,637,689 12,184,078 12,453,610 -109,031 204.615 -0.443%
2063 24,527,925 12,131,149 12,396,776 -110,496 203.7034 -0.45%
2064 24,417,143 12,077,835 12,339,308 -111,068 202.7833 -0.455%
2065 24,305,828 12,024,308 12,281,520 -111,562 201.8589 -0.459%
2066 24,194,404 11,970,833 12,223,571 -111,286 200.9335 -0.46%
2067 24,083,169 11,917,549 12,165,620 -111,184 200.0097 -0.462%
2068 23,972,107 11,864,348 12,107,759 -110,940 199.0873 -0.463%
2069 23,861,607 11,811,451 12,050,157 -110,059 198.1696 -0.461%
2070 23,751,608 11,758,829 11,992,779 -109,940 197.2561 -0.463%
2071 23,641,750 11,706,284 11,935,467 -109,775 196.3437 -0.464%
2072 23,532,343 11,653,997 11,878,346 -109,040 195.4351 -0.463%
2073 23,423,544 11,602,079 11,821,465 -108,558 194.5316 -0.463%
2074 23,314,572 11,550,152 11,764,421 -109,385 193.6265 -0.469%
2075 23,205,032 11,498,096 11,706,936 -109,697 192.7168 -0.473%
2076 23,095,429 11,446,216 11,649,212 -109,509 191.8066 -0.474%
2077 22,985,842 11,394,522 11,591,320 -109,663 190.8965 -0.477%
2078 22,876,095 11,342,904 11,533,192 -109,831 189.985 -0.48%
2079 22,766,130 11,291,429 11,474,702 -110,099 189.0718 -0.484%
2080 22,656,034 11,240,134 11,415,900 -110,095 188.1574 -0.486%
2081 22,546,087 11,189,142 11,356,945 -109,799 187.2443 -0.487%
2082 22,436,040 11,138,354 11,297,687 -110,293 186.3304 -0.492%
2083 22,326,143 11,087,814 11,238,329 -109,503 185.4177 -0.49%
2084 22,216,511 11,037,564 11,178,948 -109,760 184.5072 -0.494%
2085 22,107,246 10,987,656 11,119,590 -108,770 183.5998 -0.492%
2086 21,998,415 10,938,070 11,060,344 -108,892 182.6959 -0.495%
2087 21,889,487 10,888,560 11,000,927 -108,964 181.7913 -0.498%
2088 21,780,217 10,838,960 10,941,256 -109,576 180.8838 -0.503%
2089 21,670,618 10,789,167 10,881,451 -109,622 179.9736 -0.506%
2090 21,561,196 10,739,439 10,821,756 -109,223 179.0648 -0.507%
2091 21,451,653 10,689,606 10,762,046 -109,863 178.1551 -0.512%
2092 21,341,875 10,639,517 10,702,358 -109,692 177.2434 -0.514%
2093 21,232,601 10,589,538 10,643,064 -108,856 176.3359 -0.513%
2094 21,123,775 10,539,678 10,584,098 -108,795 175.4321 -0.515%
2095 21,015,250 10,489,836 10,525,414 -108,257 174.5308 -0.515%
2096 20,906,897 10,439,876 10,467,021 -108,448 173.6309 -0.519%
2097 20,798,643 10,389,726 10,408,918 -108,059 172.7319 -0.52%
2098 20,690,465 10,339,417 10,351,048 -108,297 171.8334 -0.523%
2099 20,582,157 10,288,894 10,293,263 -108,320 170.934 -0.526%
2100 20,473,590 10,238,074 10,235,516 -108,814 170.0323 -0.531%

Population Density of Dem. People's Republic of Korea

Today, Dem. People's Republic of Korea has a population density of 217.9602 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 92.2131 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 217.9602 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Dem. People's Republic of Korea is projected to reach a population density of 170.0323 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Dem. People's Republic of Korea Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Dem. People's Republic of Korea's Population

The population growth rate of Dem. People's Republic of Korea currently stands at 0.302% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.061 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Dem. People's Republic of Korea will decrease to 0.302%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Dem. People's Republic of Korea's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.531% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Dem. People's Republic of Korea Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 -5.249%
1960 2.329%
1970 2.612%
1980 1.43%
1990 1.494%
2000 0.654%
2010 0.387%
2020 0.419%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.103%
2040 -0.172%
2050 -0.314%
2060 -0.434%
2070 -0.463%
2080 -0.486%
2090 -0.507%
2100 -0.531%
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Life Expectancy of Dem. People's Republic of Korea

Today, Dem. People's Republic of Korea has an average life expectancy of 73.8374 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 13.8211 years since the 1950 to 73.8374 years in 2024. In the future, Dem. People's Republic of Korea is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 84.8056 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Dem. People's Republic of Korea Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 13,821
1960 54,050
1970 60,570
1980 66,157
1990 70,210
2000 60,763
2010 70,418
2020 73,274
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 74,621
2040 76,005
2050 77,456
2060 78,960
2070 80,524
2080 82,050
2090 83,501
2100 84,805
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Migration to and from Dem. People's Republic of Korea

In 2024 Dem. People's Republic of Korea will see net migrations of -2,000 people. This means that 2,000 more people will emigrate from Dem. People's Republic of Korea than immigrate to the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Dem. People's Republic of Korea was -2,000.

Net Migration for Dem. People's Republic of Korea Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 -191,573
1960 0
1970 0
1980 0
1990 0
2000 -3,139
2010 -3,047
2020 -1,589
Year Net Migration
2030 -2,000
2040 -2,000
2050 -2,000
2060 -2,000
2070 -2,000
2080 -2,000
2090 -2,000
2100 -2,000
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Births in Dem. People's Republic of Korea

In 2024, Dem. People's Republic of Korea will see 334,005 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Dem. People's Republic of Korea in 2022, when the country saw 340,407 new borns.

Births Dem. People's Republic of Korea Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 451,278
1960 410,308
1970 525,437
1980 370,686
1990 426,789
2000 407,494
2010 313,576
2020 344,896
Year Births
2030 304,323
2040 266,584
2050 267,026
2060 238,119
2070 213,919
2080 207,849
2090 192,372
2100 172,971
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Deaths in Dem. People's Republic of Korea

In 2024, 252,690 people will die in Dem. People's Republic of Korea. That is an increase of Dem. People's Republic of Korea's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 243,813 deaths.

Deaths Dem. People's Republic of Korea Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 842,523
1960 138,839
1970 133,692
1980 113,611
1990 116,050
2000 251,475
2010 214,964
2020 234,829
Year Births
2030 274,897
2040 310,105
2050 346,170
2060 343,972
2070 321,851
2080 315,941
2090 299,585
2100 279,800
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Median Age in Dem. People's Republic of Korea

The median age of Dem. People's Republic of Korea has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Dem. People's Republic of Korea will reach 47.9677 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Dem. People's Republic of Korea Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 16.2871
1960 18.7686
1970 20.1856
1980 21.2331
1990 24.8484
2000 29.0686
2010 32.8837
2020 35.3876
Year Median Age
2030 38.0267
2040 41.0748
2050 42.7703
2060 43.3711
2070 45.0827
2080 46.4434
2090 46.8989
2100 47.9677
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Fertility Rate in Dem. People's Republic of Korea

The fertility rate of Dem. People's Republic of Korea has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Dem. People's Republic of Korea will reach 1.6666 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Dem. People's Republic of Korea Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 4.9937
1960 3.5683
1970 3.8476
1980 2.8414
1990 2.3503
2000 1.9688
2010 1.8095
2020 1.8179
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.751
2040 1.712
2050 1.6858
2060 1.6774
2070 1.6652
2080 1.6602
2090 1.6722
2100 1.6666
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Infant Mortality Rate in Dem. People's Republic of Korea

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of Dem. People's Republic of Korea while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Dem. People's Republic of Korea has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 242.158. Today, Dem. People's Republic of Korea has a much better infant mortality rate of 12.9919 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Dem. People's Republic of Korea is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 4.3625 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Dem. People's Republic of Korea Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 242.158
1960 75.8354
1970 49.073
1980 31.9187
1990 32.1067
2000 60.0722
2010 23.0651
2020 13.3199
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 11.488
2040 9.3804
2050 7.7166
2060 6.7923
2070 5.9524
2080 5.2903
2090 4.7522
2100 4.3625
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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