The Statistic of Seoul

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Districts of Seoul

The Seoul city covers 0.28% of the entire peninsula (or 0.61% of South Korea), and spans an area of 30.30 km north-to-south and 34.78 km west-to-east. The Hangang (River) flows horizontally across Seoul, dividing the city into two sections lying north and south of the river. 

There are 25 autonomous "gu" districts in Seoul, divided into 426 administrative "dong" sub-units in Seoul. Each "gu" is a basic local government unit that takes care of it's assigned affairs and autonomous duties. The "gu" provides administrative services that are closely related to the lives of citizens. 


Statistic of Seoul's Population (2023)

"통계로 본 서울" - 인구
Total Population(Q4 2023)

9,638,799

Senior Population (Q4 2023)
(Aged 65 and over)

​1,743,696

Adolescent Population (Q4 2023)
(Age between 9 to 24)

1,354,699

Old-age Dependency Ratio (Q4 2023)

24.9

Migrants into Seoul (Dec. 2023)

99,596

Number of Foreigners (Q4 2023)

252,765

Households (2023)

4,065,517

Number of Births (Dec. 2023)

2,741

Number of Marriages (Dec. 2023)

3,202

Number of Suicidal Deaths (2022)

2,009

Source: 통계로 본 서울 > 서울의 통계 > 통계정보 > 정보소통광장 (seoul.go.kr)


Status of Seoul

This indicates the principal data by selected sectors in Seoul.

서울의 주요 지표 수치"
Number of the Unemployed (Feb. 2024)

​157,000 

Gross Regional Development Product (GRDP) (2021)

KRW 472,040.2 Billion

Number of Established Enterprises (2021)

1,188,091

Financial Self-Sufficiency (2023)

75.4%

Electric Power Consumption (2022)

48,788,677 MWh 

Information Disclosure Rate (2022)

95.7%

Daily Generation of Domestic Waste (2021)

10,852.9 tons/day

Street Trees (2022)

295,857 

Concentration of Fine Dust (Air Pollution) (2022)

33 μg/m3

Daily Generation of Food Waste (2020)

2,539.7 tons/day

Number of Hospitals (2022)
18,556
Number of Foreign Visitors (2023)
(Nationwide)

11,031,665 

Number of Theaters (2022)

436

Number of Public Libraries (2022)

199

Daily Traffic Volume (2022)

31,705,000 trips/day

Total Length of Bicycle Lanes (2022)
1,316 km
The Index of Transportation Safety (2022)

77.92 points

Number of Subway Users (2022)

2,403,878,000

Source: http://opengov.seoul.go.kr/stat


A Day in Seoul (2022)

 
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    Births
    117 babies
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    Deaths

    151 people

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    Marriages

    98 couples


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    Divorces

    36 couples

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    Movement of Population

    4,568 people

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    Passports Issued

    467 cases


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    Vehicle Increases

    46 Vehicles

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    Public Transit - Bus Passengers

    3,459,000 people

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    Public Transit - Subway Passengers

    5,611,000 people


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    Death in Traffic Accidents

    0.61 person

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    EMS Activity

    1,701 cases

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    Fires

    14.8 incidents


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    Electricity  Consumed

    133,668 MWh

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    Oil Consumed

    92,000 barrel

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    Domestic Wastes Generated

    9,493 tons (2018)


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    Building Permits Granted

    28 buildings

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    Water Supply per Person

    302 liters

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    Liquefied Natural Gas Consumed
    11,905,000 m2
Source: http://data.seoul.go.kr/dataVisual/seoul/seoulList.do
 
 
Seoul Statistical Series_01 Population.pdfSeoul Statistical Series_02 Economy.pdfSeoul Statistical Series_03 transportation.pdfSeoul Statistical Series_04 Housing.pdf