Cheongju, South Korea Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Cheongju, South Korea metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Cheongju in 2019 is 713,000, a 0.56% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Cheongju in 2018 was 709,000, a 0.71% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Cheongju in 2017 was 704,000, a 0.86% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Cheongju in 2016 was 698,000, a 0.87% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in South Korea
City Name Population
Seoul 9,962,000
Busan 3,466,000
Incheon 2,783,000
Daegu 2,209,000
Daejon 1,562,000
Gwangju 1,519,000
Suweon 1,289,000
Yongin 1,062,000
Changwon 1,058,000
Goyang 1,054,000
Seongnam 946,000
Ulsan 910,000
Bucheon 835,000
Ansan 759,000
Cheongju 713,000
Cheonan 670,000
Jeonju 663,000
Anyang 572,000
Siheung 438,000
Uijeongbu 424,000
Gumi 383,000
Pohang 357,000
Gwangmyeong 345,000
Jeju 342,000
Gimhae 313,000
Cheongju - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 713,000 0.56%
2018 709,000 0.71%
2017 704,000 0.86%
2016 698,000 0.87%
2015 692,000 0.73%
2014 687,000 0.88%
2013 681,000 0.74%
2012 676,000 0.90%
2011 670,000 0.75%
2010 665,000 0.76%
2009 660,000 0.76%
2008 655,000 0.92%
2007 649,000 0.78%
2006 644,000 1.10%
2005 637,000 1.92%
2004 625,000 1.79%
2003 614,000 1.82%
2002 603,000 1.69%
2001 593,000 1.89%
2000 582,000 2.11%
1999 570,000 2.15%
1998 558,000 2.01%
1997 547,000 2.05%
1996 536,000 2.10%
1995 525,000 1.94%
1994 515,000 2.18%
1993 504,000 2.02%
1992 494,000 2.07%
1991 484,000 3.64%
1990 467,000 6.38%
1989 439,000 6.55%
1988 412,000 6.74%
1987 386,000 6.34%
1986 363,000 6.76%
1985 340,000 6.58%
1984 319,000 6.33%
1983 300,000 6.76%
1982 281,000 6.44%
1981 264,000 6.45%
1980 248,000 5.53%
1979 235,000 5.38%
1978 223,000 5.69%
1977 211,000 5.50%
1976 200,000 5.82%
1975 189,000 6.18%
1974 178,000 6.59%
1973 167,000 6.37%
1972 157,000 6.08%
1971 148,000 5.71%
1970 140,000 3.70%
1969 135,000 3.05%
1968 131,000 3.15%
1967 127,000 4.10%
1966 122,000 5.17%
1965 116,000 5.45%
1964 110,000 4.76%
1963 105,000 5.00%
1962 100,000 5.26%
1961 95,000 4.40%
1960 91,000 2.25%
1959 89,000 2.30%
1958 87,000 2.35%
1957 85,000 2.41%
1956 83,000 2.47%
1955 81,000 2.53%
1954 79,000 2.60%
1953 77,000 2.67%
1952 75,000 2.74%
1951 73,000 1.39%
1950 72,000 0.00%