Daejeon · Population

Question: What is the population of Daejeon? Answer: Daejeon (대전), South Korea (capital: Daejeon) - last known population is ≈ 1 490 200 (year 2010). This was 3.036% of total South Korea population. In this year, Daejeon population density was 2759.6 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2005-2010 (+0.71%/year), Daejeon population in 2017 would be: 1 565 533*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1990-1995] +3.91 %/year
[1995-2000] +1.45 %/year
[2000-2005] +1.04 %/year
[2005-2010] +0.71 %/year


GPS coordinates: 36.350412, 127.384548

Daejeon on city and population density map

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

Sources, Notices

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).