South Korea: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 50,423,955 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 0.406 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 36.966 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 82.36 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 2.9 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 82.156 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 499,672,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 482,380,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 0 kWh (2013)
    Imports 0 kWh (2013)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 7,123,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 59,797.68 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 2,324,012.9 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 1,211,915.41 bbl/day (2012)
    Imports (Refined) 880,095.19 bbl/day (2012)
    Production (Gross) 37,433,900,000 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 1,877,168,830,000 cu ft (2013)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 1,687,668,540,000 cu ft (2012)
    Proved Reserves 250,000,000,000 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 114 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 52,507,000 (2011 )
Highways 103,029 km (2008 )
Internet Hosts 315,697 (2012 )
Internet Users 39,400,000 (2009 )
Railways 3,381 km (2008 )
Telephones 29,468,000 (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationEastern Asia, southern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea
Total Area99,720 sq. km
Land Area96,920 sq. km
Water Area2,800 sq. km
Coastline2,413 km
Climatetemperate, with rainfall heavier in summer than winter
Terrainmostly hills and mountains; wide coastal plains in west and south
Lowest PointSea of Japan 0 m
Highest Point Halla-san 1,950 m

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