South Korea ended 2021 with a population of 51,736,000 people, which represents a decrease of 100,000 people compared to 2020.
South Korea ranks No. 28 among196 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The female population is greater, with 25,902,500 women, representing 50.06% of the total, compared to 25,842,376 or 49.94% men.
South Korea has a high population density, with 515 people per square km and it was in position 183th in our ranking of density population in 2021.
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.