“I can’t buy my own house in Seoul”… Gyeonggi-do Population Explosion

The population of Gyeonggi-do exceeded 14 million as of the end of last month, showing a rapid increase.

According to the Ministry of Public Administration and Security’s resident population statistics and the Ministry of Justice’s registered foreigners statistics, as of the end of April 2023, the population of Gyeonggi-do is 1,360,7919 Koreans (registered residents) and 395,608 registered foreigners, totaling 1,000 There are 4,003,527 people.

From 13,995,456 at the end of March, the number exceeded 14 million with an increase of 8,071 in a month.

Based on the total domestic population (52,645,711 people) at the end of April, it accounts for 26.6% of the nation.

Compared to the end of August 2016 (24.6%), when the number exceeded 13 million, the proportion of the population in Korea has increased.

Looking at the population change by city and county during this period, Hwaseong City (305,000 people) dominates, followed by Hanam City (134 thousand people), Gimpo City (129 thousand people), Pyeongtaek City (123 thousand people), and Siheung City (122 thousand people). 1,000 people), etc., increased in 19 cities and counties. On the other hand , 12 cities and counties,

including Gwangmyeong ( -60,000 people), Ansan ( -59,000 people), Seongnam-si ( -59,000 people), Bucheon-si ( -55,000 people ), and Anyang- si ( -50,000 people), saw their population decrease.

The number of registered foreigners is Ansan-si (50,390), Hwaseong-si (40,512), Suwon-si (34,914), Siheung-si (34,401), and Pyeongtaek-si (26,337). as many

The population of Gyeonggi-do exceeded 10 million in December 2002 and overtook that of Seoul in December 2003, a year later. In 20 years and 4 months, 4 million people have increased, which is an average of 500 people per day during this period.

Compared to 1967, when the Gyeonggi Provincial Government Complex moved from Seoul to Suwon, the population of Gyeonggi-do was only 3.07 million.

Gyeonggi-do’s population growth factors include the development of large-scale housing sites, including new towns, the influx of businesses, the consequent expansion of transportation networks, job growth, and relatively cheaper housing prices than in Seoul먹튀검증.

According to the statistics on domestic population movement in 2022 from the National Statistical Office, there are 7 cities and provinces with net inflows, with more immigrants than movers.

According to the future population estimate (2020-2040) prepared by Gyeonggi-do in December of last year, the population of Gyeonggi-do peaked at 14.79 million in 2039 and was predicted to decline from 2040.

Population growth has slowed due to the low birth rate, and from 2035, all cities and counties in the province are expected to show a low growth rate of less than 1%.

What is unusual is that Hwaseong, which has a steep population growth rate, is expected to rise from the current 4th place (965,000 people) to the 1st place (1.201 million people), surpassing Suwon City (1.196 million people) in 2036. It’s getting attention.

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