Suweon, 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 Suweon, 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 Suweon in 2020 is 1,311,000, a 1.71% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Suweon in 2019 was 1,289,000, a 1.9% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Suweon in 2018 was 1,265,000, a 2.18% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Suweon in 2017 was 1,238,000, a 2.15% 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
Suweon - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,311,000 1.71%
2019 1,289,000 1.90%
2018 1,265,000 2.18%
2017 1,238,000 2.15%
2016 1,212,000 2.19%
2015 1,186,000 2.24%
2014 1,160,000 2.20%
2013 1,135,000 2.16%
2012 1,111,000 2.21%
2011 1,087,000 1.59%
2010 1,070,000 0.56%
2009 1,064,000 0.47%
2008 1,059,000 0.57%
2007 1,053,000 0.48%
2006 1,048,000 1.06%
2005 1,037,000 1.97%
2004 1,017,000 2.01%
2003 997,000 1.94%
2002 978,000 1.98%
2001 959,000 2.90%
2000 932,000 4.60%
1999 891,000 4.58%
1998 852,000 4.67%
1997 814,000 4.49%
1996 779,000 4.14%
1995 748,000 3.31%
1994 724,000 3.13%
1993 702,000 3.24%
1992 680,000 3.19%
1991 659,000 4.94%
1990 628,000 8.46%
1989 579,000 8.43%
1988 534,000 8.32%
1987 493,000 8.59%
1986 454,000 7.84%
1985 421,000 6.58%
1984 395,000 7.05%
1983 369,000 6.65%
1982 346,000 6.79%
1981 324,000 6.93%
1980 303,000 6.32%
1979 285,000 6.74%
1978 267,000 6.80%
1977 250,000 6.38%
1976 235,000 6.82%
1975 220,000 5.77%
1974 208,000 6.12%
1973 196,000 5.95%
1972 185,000 5.71%
1971 175,000 4.17%
1970 168,000 -1.75%
1969 171,000 -1.72%
1968 174,000 -1.69%
1967 177,000 1.72%
1966 174,000 12.26%
1965 155,000 12.32%
1964 138,000 12.20%
1963 123,000 12.84%
1962 109,000 12.37%
1961 97,000 7.78%
1960 90,000 2.27%
1959 88,000 2.33%
1958 86,000 1.18%
1957 85,000 2.41%
1956 83,000 2.47%
1955 81,000 1.25%
1954 80,000 2.56%
1953 78,000 1.30%
1952 77,000 2.67%
1951 75,000 1.35%
1950 74,000 0.00%