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Ten key facts about South Korea

  • Population – 48,422,644
  • Age Structure – 0-14: 19.4%

  15-64: 72%

  65-over: 8.6%

  • Median Age – total: 34.51 years

Male: 33.53 years

Female: 35.53 years

  • Population Growth Rate – 0.38%
  • Birth Rate – 10.08 births/1,000 pop.
  • Death Rate – 6.26 deaths/1,000 pop.
  • Net Migration Rate – 0 migrants/1,000 pop.
  • Life Expectancy at Birth – Total: 75.82 years

        Male: 72.19 years

        Female: 79.76 years

  • People living with HIV/AIDS – 8,300
  • Ethnic Groups – Homogenous with about 20,000 Chinese
  • Language – Korean, English
  • Literacy – Total: 97.9%

     Male: 99.2%

     Female: 96.6%

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