Gwangmyeong, South Korea Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Gwangmyeong, South Korea metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Gwangmyeong in 2021 is 347,000, a 0.29% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Gwangmyeong in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in South Korea
City Name Population
Seoul 9,968,000
Busan 3,466,000
Incheon 2,818,000
Daegu 2,191,000
Daejon 1,569,000
Gwangju 1,524,000
Suweon 1,332,000
Yongin 1,103,000
Goyang 1,083,000
Changwon 1,055,000
Seongnam 942,000
Ulsan 911,000
Bucheon 830,000
Ansan 763,000
Cheongju 721,000
Cheonan 689,000
Jeonju 664,000
Anyang 565,000
Siheung 443,000
Uijeongbu 424,000
Gumi 390,000
Pohang 361,000
Gwangmyeong 347,000
Jeju 345,000
Gimhae 316,000
Gwangmyeong - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 347,000 0.29%
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%