Busan · Population

Question: What is the population of Busan? Answer: Busan (부산), South Korea (capital: Busan) - last known population is ≈ 3 393 200 (year 2010). This was 6.912% of total South Korea population. In this year, Busan population density was 4418.2 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2005-2010 (-0.69%/year), Busan population in 2017 would be: 3 232 875*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1966-1970] +7.1 %/year
[1970-1975] +5.48 %/year
[1975-1980] +5.2 %/year
[1980-1985] +2.16 %/year
[1985-1990] +1.57 %/year
[1990-1995] +0.07 %/year
[1995-2000] -0.82 %/year
[2000-2005] -0.79 %/year
[2005-2010] -0.69 %/year

Location

GPS coordinates: 35.179554, 129.075642

Busan on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1966c, 1970c, 1975c, 1980c, 1985c, 1990c, 1995c, 2000c, 2005c, 2010c. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
KOSIS KOrean Statistical Information Service En.
Statistics Korea
Summary of Census Population "Census, Population sector, Summary of Census Population (Adm.only)"
Statistical database Cities. Construction/Housing/Land > Construction > Statistics of Urban Plan > statistics of city
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).