Jeonju, South Korea Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Jeonju, South Korea metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Jeonju in 2019 is 663,000, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Jeonju in 2018 was 663,000, a 0.3% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Jeonju in 2017 was 661,000, a 0.3% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Jeonju in 2016 was 659,000, a 0.15% 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
Jeonju - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 663,000 0.00%
2018 663,000 0.30%
2017 661,000 0.30%
2016 659,000 0.15%
2015 658,000 0.30%
2014 656,000 0.31%
2013 654,000 0.15%
2012 653,000 0.31%
2011 651,000 0.46%
2010 648,000 0.78%
2009 643,000 0.94%
2008 637,000 0.79%
2007 632,000 0.80%
2006 627,000 0.64%
2005 623,000 0.32%
2004 621,000 0.16%
2003 620,000 0.32%
2002 618,000 0.16%
2001 617,000 0.82%
2000 612,000 1.66%
1999 602,000 1.86%
1998 591,000 1.72%
1997 581,000 1.75%
1996 571,000 1.78%
1995 561,000 1.81%
1994 551,000 1.66%
1993 542,000 1.88%
1992 532,000 1.72%
1991 523,000 2.35%
1990 511,000 3.44%
1989 494,000 3.56%
1988 477,000 3.47%
1987 461,000 3.36%
1986 446,000 3.48%
1985 431,000 3.61%
1984 416,000 3.48%
1983 402,000 3.34%
1982 389,000 3.73%
1981 375,000 3.31%
1980 363,000 3.42%
1979 351,000 3.24%
1978 340,000 3.34%
1977 329,000 3.13%
1976 319,000 3.57%
1975 308,000 3.70%
1974 297,000 3.85%
1973 286,000 4.00%
1972 275,000 3.77%
1971 265,000 3.92%
1970 255,000 4.08%
1969 245,000 3.81%
1968 236,000 3.96%
1967 227,000 3.65%
1966 219,000 2.82%
1965 213,000 2.90%
1964 207,000 2.48%
1963 202,000 3.06%
1962 196,000 2.62%
1961 191,000 4.95%
1960 182,000 8.33%
1959 168,000 8.39%
1958 155,000 7.64%
1957 144,000 8.27%
1956 133,000 8.13%
1955 123,000 8.85%
1954 113,000 7.62%
1953 105,000 8.25%
1952 97,000 8.99%
1951 89,000 7.23%
1950 83,000 0.00%