North Korea Population 2022

Population North Korea 2022 is 25 666 081 people. North Korea ranks 54 in terms of population in the world - 0.33% of all inhabitants of the Earth. The capital of North Korea is Pyongyang, the official currency is the North Korean Won (KPW). has used information from reliable sources. Find out the population of a country, city, district at

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Population of North Korea

25 666 081 people Flag of  North Korea Flag of North Korea Data in August 2022

Population rank, Life expectancy, age and total area North Korea

Population rank North Korea 25 666 081 people
Male population 49.1%
Female population 50.9%
Life expectancy North Korea
Life expectancy Male 65
Life expectancy Female 72.9
Median age North Korea 34 age
<15 years 22.4%
15 - 65 years 68.6%
>65 years 9.1%
Total area
Total area North Korea 120540 km2 (#98 in world)
Population density 212.93 per km2
The site uses information from official sources and is updated every month. Some data may differ due to the lack of the latest census.


⚡ When was the population counted?

The population count in North Korea was carried out in 2022.

⚡ What place does North Korea occupy in terms of population on Earth?

North Korea takes 54st place in the ranking of the population of countries on Earth.

⚡ Which city is the capital of North Korea?

The capital of North Korea is the city of Pyongyang with a population of 3 255 288 people.