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Components of population growth in urban(shi) areas of Korea

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  • Components of population growth in urban(shi) areas of Korea
  • Yu, Eui-Young
  • Seoul National University(Population and Development Studies Center)


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Title Components of population growth in urban(shi) areas of Korea
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Author(English)

Yu, Eui-Young

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[Seoul]:Seoul National University(Population and Development Studies Center)

Date 1973
Journal Title; Vol./Issue Bulletin of the Population and Development Studies Center:vol. 2
Pages 22
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
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Subject Social Development < Population
Holding Seoul National University

Abstract

Korea experienced an unparalled rate of urban growth in the last decade. At the time of the 1960 Census, there were 6,997,000 persons living in administratively defined Shi (urban) areas, constituting 28 percent of the total population in the Republic of Korea. The urban population increased to 9,795,000(34 percent of the total population) by the time of the 1966 Census, and to 12,955,000 persons(43 percent of the total population) by the time of the 1 P70 Census. The amount of urban population increase was 2,798,000 for the 6 y~ar period of 1960-1966 and 3,160,000 persons during the 4 year period of 1966-1970.