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Demographics of South Korea

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Age structure

Growth

  • Birth rate: 10 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)
  • Total fertility rate: 1.08 children born/woman (August 2006 est.)
  • Death rate: 5.85 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)
  • Infant mortality rate: 6.16 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)
  • Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

Sex ratio

  • at birth: 1.13 male(s)/female
  • under 15 years: 1.12 male(s)/female
  • 15-99 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
  • 65 years and over: 0.63 male(s)/female
  • total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2000 est.)

Life expectancy

  • total population: 77.04 years
  • male: 73.61 years
  • female: 80.75 years (2006 est.)

Religions

  • Nonreligious: 45.4 percent
  • Christianity: 26.34 percent
  • Buddhism: 26.26 percent
  • Confucianists: 1 percent
  • Other: 1 percent

Literacy

  • Definition: age 15 and over can read and write
  • total population: 97.9 percent
  • male: 99.2 percent
  • female: 96.6 percent (2002)

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Notes

  1. ↑ Yonhap News recently used the smaller number in an article.
  2. ↑ Kim Hyung Jin, "No 'real' Chinatown in S. Korea, the result of xenophobic attitudes", (August 29, 2006). Retrieved February 26, 2008.
  3. ↑ A story on the Korean Hwakyo community by Tsinghua University reports the higher figure (“화교자본 끌어들이려면 화교사회 키워라”; in Korean)
  4. ↑ 1, Tsinghua University e-Campus, 2003. Retrieved February 26, 2008.
  5. ↑ Norimitsu Onishi. "Marriage brokers in Vietnam cater to S. Korean bachelors." February 21, 2007. International Herald Tribune.
  6. ↑ Source: CIA World Factbook 2006

References

  • Hune, Shirley. 1991. Asian Americans: comparative and global perspectives. Pullman, Washington: Washington State University Press. ISBN 9780874220711
  • Kim, Hyŏng-nae, and Pok Song. 2007. Modern Korean Society: its development and prospect. Korea research monograph, 30. Berkeley, California: Center for Korean Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California. ISBN 9781557290861
  • Sorensen, Clark W. 1988. Over the mountains are mountains: Korean peasant households and their adaptations to rapid industrialization. Korean studies of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. Seattle: University of Washington Press. ISBN 9780295965079
  • This article contains material from the Library of Congress Country Studies, which are United States government publications in the public domain.
  • This article contains material from the CIA World Factbook which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain.
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