Wonsan, North Korea Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Wonsan, North Korea metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Wonsan in 2020 is 353,000, a 0.57% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Wonsan in 2019 was 351,000, a 0.57% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Wonsan in 2018 was 349,000, a 0.58% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Wonsan in 2017 was 347,000, a 0.87% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in North Korea
City Name Population
Pyongyang 3,084,000
Chongjin 642,000
Hamhung 549,000
Wonsan 353,000
Sinuiju 326,000
Wonsan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 353,000 0.57%
2019 351,000 0.57%
2018 349,000 0.58%
2017 347,000 0.87%
2016 344,000 0.58%
2015 342,000 0.59%
2014 340,000 0.59%
2013 338,000 0.60%
2012 336,000 0.60%
2011 334,000 0.60%
2010 332,000 0.61%
2009 330,000 0.61%
2008 328,000 0.61%
2007 326,000 0.62%
2006 324,000 0.62%
2005 322,000 0.63%
2004 320,000 0.63%
2003 318,000 0.63%
2002 316,000 0.64%
2001 314,000 0.64%
2000 312,000 0.65%
1999 310,000 0.32%
1998 309,000 0.65%
1997 307,000 0.66%
1996 305,000 0.66%
1995 303,000 0.66%
1994 301,000 1.01%
1993 298,000 1.36%
1992 294,000 1.38%
1991 290,000 1.40%
1990 286,000 1.42%
1989 282,000 1.44%
1988 278,000 1.46%
1987 274,000 1.11%
1986 271,000 1.50%
1985 267,000 1.14%
1984 264,000 1.15%
1983 261,000 1.16%
1982 258,000 1.57%
1981 254,000 1.20%
1980 251,000 1.21%
1979 248,000 1.22%
1978 245,000 1.24%
1977 242,000 1.26%
1976 239,000 1.27%
1975 236,000 1.29%
1974 233,000 1.30%
1973 230,000 0.88%
1972 228,000 1.33%
1971 225,000 1.35%
1970 222,000 1.37%
1969 219,000 0.92%
1968 217,000 3.33%
1967 210,000 5.00%
1966 200,000 5.82%
1965 189,000 5.00%
1964 180,000 5.26%
1963 171,000 5.56%
1962 162,000 5.19%
1961 154,000 2.67%
1960 150,000 -1.32%
1959 152,000 -1.94%
1958 155,000 -1.27%
1957 157,000 -1.88%
1956 160,000 -1.84%
1955 163,000 -1.21%
1954 165,000 -1.79%
1953 168,000 -1.18%
1952 170,000 -1.73%
1951 173,000 -1.70%
1950 176,000 0.00%