Population - Korea Tourism Organization

The total population of Korea as to 2015 is 51,448,183*, ranking 26th globally by country. About 20% of the total population lives in Seoul, the capital city of Korea. Except for Seoul, large and economically advanced cities such as Busan, Incheon, Daegu, Daejeon, Gwangju and Ulsan have higher population densities than other cities in Korea.

* According to date provided by the Korean Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs in July 2015.