South Korea Population 2023

Population South Korea 2023 is 51 780 609 people. South Korea ranks 27 in terms of population in the world - 0.67% of all inhabitants of the Earth. The capital of South Korea is Seoul, the official currency is the South Korean Won (KRW). has used information from reliable sources. Find out the population of a country, city, district at

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  2. Life expectancy
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Population of South Korea

51 780 609 people Flag of  South Korea Flag of South Korea Data in January 2023

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

Population rank South Korea 51 780 609 people
Male population 49.8%
Female population 50.2%
Life expectancy South Korea
Life expectancy Male 75.8
Life expectancy Female 82.5
Median age South Korea 40.8 age
<15 years 15.7%
15 - 65 years 72.9%
>65 years 11.4%
Total area
Total area South Korea 99720 km2 (#107 in world)
Population density 519.26 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 South Korea was carried out in 2023.

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

South Korea takes 27st place in the ranking of the population of countries on Earth.

⚡ Which city is the capital of South Korea?

The capital of South Korea is the city of Seoul with a population of 10 063 197 people.