Daejon, South Korea Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Daejon, 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 Daejon in 2021 is 1,569,000, a 0.19% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Daejon in 2020 was 1,566,000, a 0.26% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Daejon in 2019 was 1,562,000, a 0.26% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Daejon in 2018 was 1,558,000, a 0.45% 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
Daejon - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 1,569,000 0.19%
2020 1,566,000 0.26%
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%