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Population

Recent Population Trends

  • As of the end of December 2013, the number of population registered in Daegu Metropolitan City stood at 2,524,890 persons, which showed a decrease of 2,676 persons (△0.10%) compared to 2,527,566 persons recorded at the end of December 2012, while it showed a decrease of 4,395 persons (△0.17%) compared to 2,529,285 persons recorded at the end of 2011.
    • - The number of foreigners residing in Daegu is 23,302 persons, which showed an increase of 1,380 (6.29%) compared to December of 2012 and an increase of 1,288 (5.85%) compared to the end of 2011.
    • - The number of households at the end of 2013 recorded 960,265 households, while the number of average family members per household was 2.63 persons.

 

Population by Gender

  • As of the end of December 2013, the number of population by gender in Daegu Metropolitan City recorded 1,246,071 males (a decrease of 3,249 males compared to the end of 2013, △0.26%) and 1,255,517 females (a decrease of 807 females compared to the end of 2012, △0.06%).
 
Population by Gender(Unit: Person, Household)
Division  Total Korean Foreigner Household
 Male Female  Male  Female 
Daegu 2,524,890 1,246,071 1,255,517 13,072 10,230 960,265
Jung-gu  76,963  37,276  38,970  328  389  35,780
Dong-gu  345,347  171,738  172,064  484  1,061  138,851
Seo-gu  217,550  109,196  106,203    1,196  955  90,793
Nam-gu  167,020  81,060  85,002    338   620   75,038  
Buk-gu  448,841  222,780  221,579  2,194  2,288  165,041
Suseong-gu  462,471  225,950  235,054  664  803  164,518
Dalseo-gu  618,613  303,952  306,406  5,201  3,054  222,326
Dalseong-gun  188,085  94,119  90,239  2,667  1,060  67,918

※ As of December 31, 2013

Population Density by Region

(Unit: Persons, ㎢, Persons/㎢)

Population Density by Region
  Total Jung-gu Dong-gu Seo-gu Nam-gu Buk-gu Suseong-gu Dalseo-gu Dalseong-gun
Population 2,524,890 76,963 345,347 217,550 167,020 448,841 462,471 618,613 188,085
Area 883.68  7.06  182.22  17.48  17.44  94.08  76.46  62.34  426.60
Population Density 2,857 10,901 1,895 12,445 9,576 4,770 6,048 9,923  440

 ※ As of December 31, 2013

Number of foreigners registered by nationality

  • The number of foreigners living in Daegu Metropolitan City recorded 23,302 persons, which showed an increase of 1,360 persons (6.29%) compared to the end of the previous year. The largest number of foreigners was Chinese (30.52%, including Korean Chinese), followed by Vietnamese (18.41%) and Indonesian (6.9%).
  • The ratio of foreigners against the whole population of Daegu Metropolitan City was 0.92%.

(Unit: Persons)

Number of foreigners registered by nationality
Division  Total Chinese Korean-Chinese Vietnamese Indonesian Filipino American Taiwanese Sri Lankan
2013.12 23,302 4,748 2,364 4,292 1,610 1,337 979  796  961


 

Number of foreigners registered by nationality
Pakistani Uzbek Cambodian Japanese Thai Canadian Mongolian Others
 607  881  703  441  321  240  230 2,792

 

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