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Busan

Area of Busan 170.4 km²
Population 2.1 million
Male Population 1,016,239 (49%)
Female Population 1,057,301 (51%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  -8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -12.1%
Median Age 40.6 years old
Male Median Age 38.9 years old
Female Median Age 42.3 years old
Timezone Korean Standard Time

Busan Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 2,252,687 2,463,254 2,358,412 2,073,542
Population Density 13,220 / km² 14,456 / km² 13,841 / km² 12,169 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Busan Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 12.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Busan -8% -15.8% -12.1%
South Korea +44.6% +17.1% +9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Busan Median Age

Median Age: 40.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Busan 40.6 years 38.9 years 42.3 years
South Korea 38 years 36.8 years 39.2 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Busan Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 37,938 36,015 73,953
5-9 42,785 39,567 82,353
10-14 62,140 55,581 117,722
15-19 78,123 66,509 144,632
20-24 74,718 65,302 140,021
25-29 77,449 75,666 153,115
30-34 73,963 73,219 147,183
35-39 77,638 78,187 155,825
40-44 79,029 83,217 162,247
45-49 83,081 91,744 174,825
50-54 90,297 101,029 191,326
55-59 74,660 80,858 155,518
60-64 59,169 63,873 123,042
65-69 45,330 50,491 95,821
70-74 32,432 40,836 73,269
75-79 17,324 28,206 45,531
80-84 7,019 17,055 24,074
85 Plus 3,146 9,945 13,091
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Busan Population Density

Population Density: 12,169 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Busan 2.1 million 170.4 km² 12,169 / km²
South Korea 48.7 million 99,071.7 km² 491.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Busan Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1720 to 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 173,766 n/a n/a
1900 453,256 10.1% 27,949
1910 492,606 8.7% 39,350
1920 612,180 24.3% 119,574
1930 764,588 24.9% 152,408
1940 909,797 19% 145,209
1950 1,181,431 29.9% 271,634
1960 1,625,226 37.6% 443,795
1970 2,145,019 32% 519,793
1990 2,463,254 7.2% 159,117
2000 2,358,412 -4.3% -104,842
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Busan CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Busan 19,531,154 t 9.42 t 114,626 t/km²
South Korea 597,763,145 t 12.3 t 6,033 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Busan Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1973 to 2016)

Average High
21.8°C
71.3°F
   Record High Temperature
34.0°C
93.2°F
   Average Precipitation
39.6 mm
1.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
2.0 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide Medium (6)
Cyclone High (10)
Flood High (10)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in South Korea

Place Area Population Population Density
Andong 3.123 km² 15,830 5,068 / km²
Anyangil-tong 4.136 km² 64,203 15,523 / km²
Bucheon-Si 10.1 km² 195,721 19,450 / km²
Chungju 3.972 km² 20,753 5,225 / km²
Chungju-Si 9.5 km² 80,189 8,479 / km²
Daegu 60.8 km² 837,496 13,779 / km²
Daejon 23.7 km² 353,527 14,922 / km²
Incheon 27.8 km² 350,881 12,611 / km²
Jeju-Si 3.136 km² 14,723 4,695 / km²
Jeonju-Si 12.4 km² 135,447 10,888 / km²
Jinju-Si 10.1 km² 64,316 6,372 / km²
Naju 2.52 km² 5,557 2,205 / km²
Nonsan-Si 2.251 km² 9,001 3,998 / km²
Seoul 13 km² 258,110 19,880 / km²
Shisen 2.652 km² 7,769 2,929 / km²
South Korea South Korea Chinhae 21.8 km² 86,722 3,969 / km²
South Korea South Korea Hamyol 1.808 km² 1,370 757.8 / km²
South Korea South Korea Masan 15.5 km² 159,260 10,262 / km²
South Korea South Korea P'Ohang 3.147 km² 16,438 5,222 / km²
South Korea South Korea Samch'Onp'o 2.536 km² 8,298 3,272 / km²
South Korea South Korea Taejong 3.286 km² 2,860 870.2 / km²
South Korea South Korea Yeanmudae 3.464 km² 3,755 1,083 / km²
South Korea South Korea Yoju 0.962 km² 358 372.2 / km²
Suwon 6.8 km² 117,883 17,411 / km²
Uijeongbu sam dong 6.6 km² 126,884 19,218 / km²
Ulsan 6.1 km² 74,169 12,226 / km²
Yeosu 2.769 km² 6,003 2,168 / km²
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