South Korea ended 2017 with a population of 51,466,201 people, which represents an increasea of 220,494 people compared to 2016.
South Korea ranks No. 27 among196 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The male population is greater, with 25,752,540 men, representing 50.04% of the total, compared to 25,713,661 or 50.04% women.
South Korea has a high population density, with 513 people per square km and it was in position 182th in our ranking of density population in 2017.
In this page we show you the progression of the population in South Korea. You can see the population in other countries in population and see all the information about South Korea in South Korean economy.