Gwangmyeong, South Korea Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Gwangmyeong, South Korea metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Gwangmyeong in 2020 is 346,000, a 0.29% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Gwangmyeong in 2019 was 345,000, a 0.29% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Gwangmyeong in 2018 was 344,000, a 0.58% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Gwangmyeong in 2017 was 342,000, a 0.59% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in South Korea
City Name Population
Seoul 9,963,000
Busan 3,465,000
Incheon 2,801,000
Daegu 2,199,000
Daejon 1,566,000
Gwangju 1,522,000
Suweon 1,311,000
Yongin 1,083,000
Goyang 1,069,000
Changwon 1,056,000
Seongnam 944,000
Ulsan 910,000
Bucheon 832,000
Ansan 761,000
Cheongju 717,000
Cheonan 680,000
Jeonju 663,000
Anyang 568,000
Siheung 440,000
Uijeongbu 424,000
Gumi 387,000
Pohang 359,000
Gwangmyeong 346,000
Jeju 343,000
Gimhae 314,000
Gwangmyeong - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 346,000 0.29%
2019 345,000 0.29%
2018 344,000 0.58%
2017 342,000 0.59%
2016 340,000 0.59%
2015 338,000 0.60%
2014 336,000 0.60%
2013 334,000 0.60%
2012 332,000 0.61%
2011 330,000 0.61%
2010 328,000 0.61%
2009 326,000 0.31%
2008 325,000 0.62%
2007 323,000 0.62%
2006 321,000 0.31%
2005 320,000 -0.93%
2004 323,000 -0.92%
2003 326,000 -0.91%
2002 329,000 -0.90%
2001 332,000 -0.90%
2000 335,000 -0.89%
1999 338,000 -1.17%
1998 342,000 -0.87%
1997 345,000 -1.15%
1996 349,000 0.00%
1995 349,000 1.16%
1994 345,000 1.47%
1993 340,000 1.19%
1992 336,000 1.51%
1991 331,000 3.44%
1990 320,000 8.47%
1989 295,000 8.46%
1988 272,000 8.37%
1987 251,000 8.19%
1986 232,000 7.41%
1985 216,000 5.37%
1984 205,000 5.67%
1983 194,000 4.86%
1982 185,000 5.71%
1981 175,000 5.42%
1980 166,000 5.06%
1979 158,000 5.33%
1978 150,000 5.63%
1977 142,000 5.19%
1976 135,000 5.47%
1975 128,000 4.92%
1974 122,000 6.09%
1973 115,000 4.55%
1972 110,000 5.77%
1971 104,000 5.05%
1970 99,000 5.32%
1969 94,000 5.62%
1968 89,000 5.95%
1967 84,000 5.00%
1966 80,000 5.26%
1965 76,000 5.56%
1964 72,000 4.35%
1963 69,000 6.15%
1962 65,000 4.84%
1961 62,000 5.08%
1960 59,000 5.36%
1959 56,000 5.66%
1958 53,000 6.00%
1957 50,000 4.17%
1956 48,000 6.67%
1955 45,000 4.65%
1954 43,000 4.88%
1953 41,000 5.13%
1952 39,000 5.41%
1951 37,000 5.71%
1950 35,000 0.00%