|Title||Population Trends and Projections of the World and Korea|
- The population of the world is projected to rise from 7.32 billion in 2015 to 9.96 billion in 2060. The population of
South Korea is projected to drop from 51 million in 2015 to 44 million in 2060.
- The share of people aged 65 or more in the world is predicted to rise from 8.2 percent in 2015 to 17.6 percent in
2060. The share of people aged 65 or more in South Korea is predicted to rise from 13.1 percent in 2015 to
40.1 percent in 2060.
- The total fertility rate of South Korea stood at 1.23 children per woman in the period 2010~2014, which ranked the
4th lowest in the world. In the meantime, the life expectancy at birth of South Korea recorded 81.3 years in the
period 2010~2013, which ranked the 14th highest in the world.
[Total fertility rate]
[Life expectancy at birth]
- The population of South and North Korea is projected to be 79 million in 2030, ranking the 21st in the world. The
population of South Korea is projected to be 52 million in 2030, ranking the 31st in the world.
[Population size of South and North Korea]
[Population structure of South and North Korea]
[Total fertility rate and life expectancy at birth of South and North Korea]
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