South Korea Net Migration Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the South Korea net migration rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current net migration rate for South Korea in 2022 is 0.358 per 1000 population, a 9.82% increase from 2021.
  • The net migration rate for South Korea in 2021 was 0.326 per 1000 population, a 10.88% increase from 2020.
  • The net migration rate for South Korea in 2020 was 0.294 per 1000 population, a 12.21% increase from 2019.
  • The net migration rate for South Korea in 2019 was 0.262 per 1000 population, a 13.91% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Net Migration Rate
Country Name 2022 Net Migration Rate
Bahrain 12.950
Qatar 9.868
Luxembourg 9.483
Macao 7.554
Oman 7.025
Canada 6.188
Australia 5.419
Channel Islands 5.374
Norway 5.101
Switzerland 4.865
Singapore 4.570
Kuwait 4.499
Cyprus 4.107
Hong Kong 3.316
Austria 3.237
Sweden 3.149
Curacao 3.117
United States 2.784
Germany 2.695
New Zealand 2.649
Denmark 2.610
Ireland 2.577
United Kingdom 2.572
Finland 2.524
Bahamas 2.511
Belgium 2.484
Italy 2.053
Saudi Arabia 2.015
Panama 1.899
Malta 1.851
New Caledonia 1.735
Aruba 1.572
UAE 1.182
Israel 1.131
Netherlands 1.117
Iceland 1.105
Taiwan 1.057
Slovenia 0.963
France 0.883
Spain 0.857
Hungary 0.624
Japan 0.525
Portugal 0.515
South Korea 0.358
Argentina 0.087
Antigua and Barbuda 0.000
Estonia -0.015
Barbados -0.276
Poland -0.367
Trinidad and Tobago -0.571
Puerto Rico -0.728
Croatia -0.779
Uruguay -0.809
Greece -0.926
Chile -1.798
Seychelles -2.021
French Polynesia -2.126
Guam -2.967
Latvia -5.002
Lithuania -6.534
South Korea - Historical Net Migration Rate Data
Year Net Migration Rate Growth Rate
2022 0.358 9.820%
2021 0.326 10.880%
2020 0.294 12.210%
2019 0.262 13.910%
2018 0.230 -54.370%
2017 0.504 -35.220%
2016 0.778 -25.980%
2015 1.051 -20.680%
2014 1.325 -17.140%
2013 1.599 38.800%
2012 1.152 63.400%
2011 0.705 174.320%
2010 0.257 -235.260%
2009 -0.190 -70.170%
2008 -0.637 44.120%
2007 -0.442 78.950%
2006 -0.247 375.000%
2005 -0.052 -136.360%
2004 0.143 -57.690%
2003 0.338 -17.160%
2002 0.408 -14.640%
2001 0.478 -12.770%
2000 0.548 -11.330%
1999 0.618 -10.170%
1998 0.688 11.870%
1997 0.615 13.470%
1996 0.542 15.320%
1995 0.470 18.390%
1994 0.397 22.530%
1993 0.324 -23.220%
1992 0.422 -18.850%
1991 0.520 -15.990%
1990 0.619 -13.670%
1989 0.717 -12.020%
1988 0.815 9.250%
1987 0.746 10.190%
1986 0.677 11.170%
1985 0.609 12.780%
1984 0.540 14.650%
1983 0.471 139.090%
1982 0.197 -355.840%
1981 -0.077 -78.130%
1980 -0.352 -43.770%
1979 -0.626 -30.440%
1978 -0.900 -7.120%
1977 -0.969 -6.560%
1976 -1.037 -6.240%
1975 -1.106 -5.790%
1974 -1.174 -5.550%
1973 -1.243 12.790%
1972 -1.102 14.790%
1971 -0.960 17.220%
1970 -0.819 20.970%
1969 -0.677 26.310%
1968 -0.536 0.940%
1967 -0.531 0.950%
1966 -0.526 1.150%
1965 -0.520 0.970%
1964 -0.515 0.980%
1963 -0.510 -518.030%
1962 0.122 -83.820%
1961 0.754 -45.600%
1960 1.386 -31.320%
1959 2.018 -23.850%
1958 2.650 -10.770%
1957 2.970 -9.750%
1956 3.291 -8.860%
1955 3.611 -8.160%
1954 3.932 -7.530%
1953 4.252 -7.000%
1952 4.572 -6.560%
1951 4.893 -6.140%
1950 5.213 0.000%