Cheonan, South Korea Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Cheonan, South Korea metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Cheonan in 2022 is 696,000, a 1.02% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Cheonan in 2021 was 689,000, a 1.32% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Cheonan in 2020 was 680,000, a 1.49% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Cheonan in 2019 was 670,000, a 1.52% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in South Korea
City Name Population
Seoul 9,976,000
Busan 3,468,000
Incheon 2,834,000
Daegu 2,185,000
Daejon 1,573,000
Gwangju 1,526,000
Suweon 1,350,000
Yongin 1,121,000
Goyang 1,095,000
Changwon 1,054,000
Seongnam 942,000
Ulsan 912,000
Bucheon 828,000
Ansan 765,000
Cheongju 724,000
Cheonan 696,000
Jeonju 664,000
Anyang 562,000
Siheung 445,000
Uijeongbu 424,000
Gumi 394,000
Pohang 363,000
Gwangmyeong 348,000
Jeju 346,000
Gimhae 317,000
Cheonan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 696,000 1.02%
2021 689,000 1.32%
2020 680,000 1.49%
2019 670,000 1.52%
2018 660,000 1.85%
2017 648,000 1.73%
2016 637,000 1.92%
2015 625,000 1.79%
2014 614,000 1.82%
2013 603,000 1.86%
2012 592,000 1.72%
2011 582,000 1.93%
2010 571,000 1.96%
2009 560,000 2.00%
2008 549,000 1.86%
2007 539,000 1.89%
2006 529,000 2.92%
2005 514,000 4.47%
2004 492,000 4.68%
2003 470,000 4.44%
2002 450,000 4.65%
2001 430,000 4.62%
2000 411,000 4.85%
1999 392,000 4.81%
1998 374,000 4.76%
1997 357,000 4.69%
1996 341,000 6.56%
1995 320,000 9.22%
1994 293,000 9.33%
1993 268,000 9.39%
1992 245,000 9.38%
1991 224,000 8.21%
1990 207,000 5.61%
1989 196,000 5.95%
1988 185,000 5.71%
1987 175,000 5.42%
1986 166,000 5.73%
1985 157,000 6.08%
1984 148,000 5.71%
1983 140,000 6.06%
1982 132,000 5.60%
1981 125,000 5.93%
1980 118,000 5.36%
1979 112,000 5.66%
1978 106,000 6.00%
1977 100,000 6.38%
1976 94,000 5.62%
1975 89,000 5.95%
1974 84,000 5.00%
1973 80,000 6.67%
1972 75,000 5.63%
1971 71,000 5.97%
1970 67,000 4.69%
1969 64,000 6.67%
1968 60,000 5.26%
1967 57,000 5.56%
1966 54,000 5.88%
1965 51,000 6.25%
1964 48,000 6.67%
1963 45,000 4.65%
1962 43,000 4.88%
1961 41,000 7.89%
1960 38,000 5.56%
1959 36,000 5.88%
1958 34,000 6.25%
1957 32,000 3.23%
1956 31,000 6.90%
1955 29,000 7.41%
1954 27,000 3.85%
1953 26,000 8.33%
1952 24,000 4.35%
1951 23,000 4.55%
1950 22,000 0.00%