Daejon, South Korea Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Daejon, South Korea metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Daejon in 2019 is 1,562,000, a 0.26% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Daejon in 2018 was 1,558,000, a 0.45% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Daejon in 2017 was 1,551,000, a 0.52% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Daejon in 2016 was 1,543,000, a 0.46% 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
Daejon - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,562,000 0.26%
2018 1,558,000 0.45%
2017 1,551,000 0.52%
2016 1,543,000 0.46%
2015 1,536,000 0.46%
2014 1,529,000 0.53%
2013 1,521,000 0.46%
2012 1,514,000 0.46%
2011 1,507,000 0.60%
2010 1,498,000 0.88%
2009 1,485,000 0.88%
2008 1,472,000 0.89%
2007 1,459,000 0.83%
2006 1,447,000 0.98%
2005 1,433,000 0.99%
2004 1,419,000 1.07%
2003 1,404,000 1.01%
2002 1,390,000 1.09%
2001 1,375,000 1.55%
2000 1,354,000 2.73%
1999 1,318,000 2.65%
1998 1,284,000 2.64%
1997 1,251,000 2.71%
1996 1,218,000 2.70%
1995 1,186,000 2.60%
1994 1,156,000 2.76%
1993 1,125,000 2.65%
1992 1,096,000 2.62%
1991 1,068,000 3.49%
1990 1,032,000 4.88%
1989 984,000 4.90%
1988 938,000 4.80%
1987 895,000 4.92%
1986 853,000 4.92%
1985 813,000 4.77%
1984 776,000 5.01%
1983 739,000 4.82%
1982 705,000 4.91%
1981 672,000 4.84%
1980 641,000 5.08%
1979 610,000 5.17%
1978 580,000 5.07%
1977 552,000 4.94%
1976 526,000 4.99%
1975 501,000 4.38%
1974 480,000 4.58%
1973 459,000 4.56%
1972 439,000 4.52%
1971 420,000 5.00%
1970 400,000 6.38%
1969 376,000 6.82%
1968 352,000 6.67%
1967 330,000 6.11%
1966 311,000 5.78%
1965 294,000 5.38%
1964 279,000 5.68%
1963 264,000 5.60%
1962 250,000 5.93%
1961 236,000 5.36%
1960 224,000 5.66%
1959 212,000 5.47%
1958 201,000 5.24%
1957 191,000 5.52%
1956 181,000 5.23%
1955 172,000 5.52%
1954 163,000 5.84%
1953 154,000 5.48%
1952 146,000 5.04%
1951 139,000 6.11%
1950 131,000 0.00%