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Gyeonggi Province surrounds Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea. Approximately 24 million people live in Seoul and Gyeonggi Province, accounting for almost half of the total population of Korea., Over 13 million people live in the urban areas of Gyeonggi Province alone as of 2017, making it the most populous local autonomy in Korea.

Gyeonggi-do Population

Population of Gyeonggi Province
(as of June 2017): 13.15 million

13.15 million

Number of city / county population (including foreigner)

City populations of Gyeonggi Province including foreign residents (Unit: 10 thousand)

– Over 1 million (3 cities): Suwon (123.4), Goyang (105.3), Yongin (101.3)
– Over 0.5 million (6 cities): Seongnam (99.0), Bucheon (86.9), Ansan (73.8), Hwaseong (69.9), Namyangju (67.1), Anyang (60.3)



Changes in the Population of Gyeonggi-do and Seoul Metropolitan City

Population trend in Gyeonggi Province and Seoul from 2000 to June 2017 (Unit: 10 thousand, including foreign residents)

(2000 ~ 2017.6 million, including foreigners)


Foreign residents (as of June 2017): 0.367 million


By nationality
Foreigners (June, 2017) Table
Country name People Percent (%)
China 189,344 51.6%
Vietnam 31,107 8.5%
Philippines 16,658 4.5%
Cambodia 15,893 4.3%
Thailand 15,004 4.1%
Uzbekistan 13,900 3.8%
Etc 84.967 23.2%
Total 366,873 100%
By city
Foreigners (June, 2017) Table
City name People Percent (%)
Ansan 52,286 14.3%
Suwon 36,382 9.9%
Hwaseong 34,474 9.4%
Siheung 30,625 8.3%
Bucheon 20,333 5.5%
Pyeongtaek 19,953 5.4%
Etc 172,820 47.1%
Total 366,873 100%

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