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2019 Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 1,031,782), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 1,362,175, 293,157, 2,687,114, 4,806,473), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(7,493,587), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 1,031,782 1,362,175 293,157 2,687,114 4,806,473 7,493,587
Northeast
Asia
Japan 361,351 71,058 17,050 449,459 375,518 824,977
China 7,582 246,618 53,714 307,914 2,153,472 2,461,386
Sum 368,933 317,676 70,764 757,373 2,528,990 3,286,363
South Asia Pacific 96,619 351,682 77,054 525,355 67,086 592,441
North
America
USA 426,643 560,566 77,717 1,064,926 1,482,056 2,546,982
Canada 54,107 26,262 26,774 107,143 134,607 241,750
Sum 480,750 586,828 104,491 1,172,069 1,616,663 2,788,732
Central and
South America
53,244 10,699 511 64,454 39,163 103,617
Europe 30,569 65,337 36,763 132,709 554,350 687,059
Middle East 112 21,329 2,986 24,427 71 24,498
Africa 1,555 8,584 588 10,727 150 10,877
2017 Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 1,049,209), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 1,362,010, 260,983, 2,672,202, 4,758,486), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(7,430,688), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 1,049,209 1,362,010 260,983 2,672,202 4,758,486 7,430,688
Northeast
Asia
Japan 379,940 57,718 15,438 453,096 365,530 818,626
China 6,602 280,088 62,716 349,406 2,198,624 2,548,030
Sum 386,542 337,806 78,154 802,502 2,564,154 3,366,656
South Asia Pacific 104,070 346,382 46,154 496,606 61,185 557,791
North
America
USA 416,334 546,144 73,113 1,035,591 1,456,661 2,492,252
Canada 57,137 28,861 25,396 111,394 129,548 240,942
Sum 473,471 575,005 98,509 1,146,985 1,586,209 2,733,194
Central and
South America
52,412 15,234 563 68,209 38,585 106,794
Europe 30,258 56,243 36,172 122,673 508,020 630,693
Africa 2,342 7,538 816 10,696 157 10,853
Middle East 114 23,802 615 24,531 176 24,707

Asian Region

Japan
2017 Japan - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 379,940), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 57,718, 15,438, 453,096, 365,530), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(818,626), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 379,940 57,718 15,438 453,096 365,530 818,626
Japan Japan
(Embassy)
86,336 37,057 7,553 130,946 0 130,946
Kobe
(Consulate general)
46,730 1,023 584 48,337 0 48,337
Nagoya
(Consulate general)
38,159 3,063 470 41,692 0 41,692
Niigata
(Consulate general)
6,208 1,185 193 7,586 0 7,586
Saporo
(Consulate general)
3,257 693 263 4,213 0 4,213
Sendai
(Consulate general)
7,150 1,105 243 8,498 0 8,498
Osaka
(Consulate general)
130,846 5,166 3,001 139,013 0 139,013
Yokohama
(Consulate general)
29,484 3,828 1,140 34,452 0 34,452
Fukuoka
(Consulate general)
17,296 3,838 1,601 22,735 0 22,735
Hiroshima
(Consulate general)
14,474 760 390 15,624 0 15,624
China
2017 China - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 6,602), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 280,088, 62,716, 349,406, 2,198,624), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(2,548,030), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 6,602 280,088 62,716 349,406 2,198,624 2,548,030
China China
(Embassy)
0 71,973 24,028 96,001 184,462 280,463
Guangzhou
(Consulate general)
0 52,900 2,870 55,770 115,831 171,601
Shanghai
(Consulate general)
135 40,329 19,861 60,325 84,456 144,781
Shenyang
(Consulate general)
0 36,264 7,136 43,400 1,607,510 1,650,910
Xian
(Consulate general)
0 2,793 1,976 4,769 3,259 8,028
Wuhan
(Consulate general)
0 726 2,202 2,928 5,393 8,321
Chengdu
(Consulate general)
2 4,750 660 5,412 3,330 8,742
Qingdao
(Consulate general)
0 62,992 2,726 65,718 194,383 260,101
Hong Kong
(Consulate general)
6,465 7,361 1,257 15,083 0 15,083
South Asia Pacific
2017 South Asia Pacific - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 104,070), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 346,382, 46,154, 469,606, 61,185), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(557,791), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 104,070 346,382 46,154 469,606 61,185 557,791
Australia Australia
(Embassy)
10,371 4,281 3,199 17,851 6,439 24,290
Sydney
(Consulate general)
58,471 24,138 11,728 94,337 36,309 130,646
Melbourne
(Annex)
10,928 4,511 2,843 18,282 6,786 25,068
Sum 79,770 32,930 17,770 130,470 49,534 180,004
Vietnam Vietnam
(Embassy)
0 50,000 500 50,500 0 50,500
Ho Chi Minh
(Consulate general)
274 73,054 617 73,945 13 73,958
Sum 274 123,054 1,117 124,445 13 124,458
Philippines 1,176 81,992 9,903 93,071 22 93,093
Indonesia 4,041 25,661 789 30,491 600 31,091
New
Zealand
New Zealand
(Embassy)
2,997 743 817 4,557 1,921 6,478
Oakland
(Annex)
12,460 3,086 3,394 18,940 7,985 26,925
Sum 15,457 3,829 4,211 23,497 9,906 33,403
Thailand 123 17,269 3,050 20,442 58 20,500
Singapore 2,520 14,871 2,570 19,961 385 20,346
Malaysia 65 9,242 3,809 13,116 6 13,122
India India
(Embassy)
17 3,853 202 4,072 0 4,072
Mumbai
(Consulate general)
0 1,254 162 1,416 2 1,418
Chennai
(Consulate general)
0 4,360 540 4,900 0 4,900
Sum 17 9,467 904 10,388 2 10,390
Cambodia 0 10,037 52 10,089 0 10,089
Taiwan 599 4,102 1,131 5,832 461 6,293
Myanmar 4 3,355 97 3,456 0 3,456
Mongol 0 2,526 184 2,710 0 2,710
Laos 8 2,930 42 2,980 0 2,980
Bangladesh 0 1,035 0 1,035 4 1,039
Fiji 0 698 328 1,026 146 1,172
Sri Lanka 0 737 103 840 0 840
Pakistan Pakistan
(Embassy)
0 568 8 576 2 578
Karachi
(Annex)
0 201 0 201 2 203
Sum 0 769 8 777 4 781
Nepal 0 779 37 816 0 816
Papua New Guinea 4 168 0 172 8 180
Brunei 4 453 4 461 4 465
East Timor 0 164 8 172 0 172
Palau 0 99 22 121 0 121
Afghanistan 0 34 0 34 9 43
Vanuatu 6 37 0 43 3 46
Solomon Islands 0 43 0 43 15 58
Micronesia 1 32 0 33 4 37
Maldives 0 28 0 28 0 28
Marshal Islands 0 24 0 24 0 24
Tonga 1 9 4 14 1 15
Butane 0 8 0 8 0 8
Kiribati 0 0 11 11 0 11
Nauru 0 0 0 0 0 0
Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cook Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tuvalu 0 0 0 0 0 0

North American Region

The United States of America
2017 The United States of America - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 473,471), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 575,005, 98,509, 1,146,985, 1,586,209), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(2,733,194), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 473,471 575,005 98,509 1,146,985 1,586,209 2,733,194
USA Los Angeles
(Consulate general)
112,167 118,580 13,704 244,451 420,734 665,185
New York
(Consulate general)
57,581 157,694 16,639 231,914 215,279 447,193
Chicago
(Consulate general)
38,566 40,505 14,373 93,444 204,547 297,991
San Francisco
(Consulate general)
33,329 58,365 4,747 96,441 110,210 206,651
Atlanta
(Consulate general)
39,709 84,812 5,877 130,398 109,335 239,733
USA
(Embassy)
27,904 28,595 3,759 60,258 143,223 203,481
Seattle
(Consulate general)
50,202 10,481 3,282 63,965 96,590 160,555
Houston
(Consulate general)
40,946 14,761 5,131 60,838 80,795 141,633
Honolulu
(Consulate general)
3,086 20,506 528 24,120 42,529 66,649
Boston
(Consulate general)
10,212 9,422 4,641 24,275 25,929 50,204
Hagatna
(Branch)
1,771 2,261 391 4,423 2,297 6,720
Anchorage
(Branch)
861 162 41 1,064 5,193 6,257
Sum 416,334 546,144 73,113 1,035,591 1,456,661 2,492,252
Canada Toronto
(Consulate general)
34,172 9,557 8,670 52,399 71,513 123,912
Vancouver
(Consulate general)
19,407 18,175 14,500 52,082 49,720 101,802
Montreal
(Consulate general)
3,140 859 1,870 5,869 6,266 12,135
Canada
(Embassy)
418 270 356 1,044 2,049 3,093
Sum 57,137 28,861 25,396 111,394 129,548 240,942

Central and South America Region

2017 Central and South America Region - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 52,412), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 15,234, 563, 68,209, 38,585), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(106,794), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 52,412 15,234 563 68,209 38,585 106,794
Brazil Brazil
(Embassy)
1,804 647 17 2,468 159 2,627
Sao Paulo
(Consulate general)
19,498 263 71 19,832 29,072 48,904
Sum 21,302 910 88 22,300 29,231 51,531
Argentina 14,797 469 15 15,281 7,913 23,194
Mexico 1,757 8,710 229 10,696 977 11,673
Guatemala 4,578 723 11 5,312 0 5,312
Paraguay 4,510 413 27 4,950 140 5,090
Chile 2,303 237 25 2,565 70 2,635
Peru 288 573 20 881 13 894
Ecuador 485 198 35 718 15 733
Columbia 449 446 42 937 4 941
Bolivia 533 79 13 625 23 648
Nicaragua 471 282 11 764 10 774
Dominican Republic 130 531 3 664 3 667
Costa Rica 206 201 11 418 43 461
Panama 149 297 9 455 10 465
Venezuela 156 335 0 491 25 516
Uruguay 101 182 0 283 18 301
El Salvador 122 71 0 193 54 247
Honduras 21 248 2 271 15 286
Haiti 0 159 0 159 6 165
Jamaica 17 75 0 92 2 94
Suriname 16 28 0 44 10 54
Trinidad and Tobago 2 35 0 37 0 37
Belize 14 10 0 24 0 24
Cuba 1 20 9 30 3 33
Grenada 0 0 13 13 0 13
Saint Lucia 4 0 0 4 0 4
Barbados 0 2 0 2 0 2
Guyanese 0 0 0 0 0 0
Commonwealth of Dominica 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bahamas 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saint Kitts and Nevis 0 0 0 0 0 0
Antigua and Barbuda 0 0 0 0 0 0

European Region

2017 European Region - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 30,258), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 56,243, 36,172, 122,673, 508,020), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(630,693), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 30,258 56,243 36,172 122,673 508,020 630,693
Uzbekistan 18 2,363 89 2,470 178,607 181,077
Russia Russia
(Embassy)
184 2,883 1,277 4,344 76,876 81,220
Vladivostok
(Consulate general)
101 308 140 549 40,559 41,108
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
(Branch)
35 77 6 118 26,373 26,491
Saint Petersburg
(Consulate general)
19 920 120 1,059 6,903 7,962
Irkutsk
(Consulate general)
31 89 123 243 12,614 12,857
Sum 370 4,277 1,666 6,313 163,325 169,638
Kazakhstan 132 1,730 102 1,963 107,169 109,133
United Kingdom 11,104 8,036 11,183 30,323 9,611 39,934
Germany Germany
(Embassy)
1,149 2,435 2,178 5,762 1,892 7,654
Bonn
(Annex)
2,617 3,262 1,903 7,782 2,554 10,336
Frankfurt
(Consulate general)
3,419 7,321 2,529 13,269 4,355 17,624
Hamburg
(Consulate general)
1,002 1,472 956 3,430 1,126 4,556
Sum 8,187 14,490 7,566 30,243 9,927 40,170
Kyrgyz 11 1,416 651 2,078 16,957 19,035
France 2,825 5,681 6,655 15,161 1,090 16,251
Ukraine 25 260 74 359 12,711 13,070
Italia Milano
(Consulate general)
774 1,068 545 2,387 122 2,509
Italia
(Embassy)
348 940 332 1,620 182 1,802
Sum 1,122 2,008 877 4,007 304 4,311
Spain Spain
(Embassy)
1,473 634 1,080 3,187 620 3,807
Las Palmas
(Annex)
406 18 8 432 281 713
Sum 1,879 652 1,088 3,619 901 4,520
Turkey Istanbul
(Consulate general)
0 1,617 0 1,617 0 1,617
Turkey
(Embassy)
0 715 0 715 0 715
Sum 0 2,332 0 2,332 0 2,332
Sweden 351 870 80 1,301 1,873 3,174
Netherlands 861 866 1,084 2,811 155 2,966
Austria 589 722 716 2,027 526 2,553
Switzerland 513 1,502 0 2,015 659 2,674
Ireland 245 370 2,348 2,963 100 3,063
Slovakia 476 1,158 4 1,638 0 1,638
Czech 245 1,767 48 2,060 1 2,061
Poland 246 1,154 341 1,741 4 1,745
Turkmenistan 0 336 0 336 1,085 1,451
Hungary 183 804 450 1,437 0 1,437
Belarus 7 44 40 91 1,265 1,356
Norway 278 336 114 728 315 1,043
Belgium 199 663 136 998 87 1,085
Tajikistan 0 124 12 136 638 774
Finland 109 170 295 574 37 611
Denmark 52 442 94 588 92 680
Romania 14 352 39 405 0 405
Armenia 0 8 0 8 350 358
Azerbaijan 0 170 15 185 15 200
Greece 6 240 10 256 55 311
Portugal 49 65 72 186 37 223
Bulgaria 62 132 20 214 4 218
Lithuania 3 21 63 87 3 90
Serbia 4 118 2 124 0 124
Moldova 0 5 9 14 70 84
Luxembourg 4 64 4 72 10 82
Malta 6 8 121 135 1 136
Georgia 0 112 1 113 0 113
Croatia 17 135 15 167 14 181
Albania 37 75 0 112 0 112
Latvia 1 27 35 63 1 64
Estonia 5 7 32 44 3 47
Slovenia 3 31 15 49 2 51
Kosovo 0 23 1 24 0 24
Cyprus 0 24 0 24 7 31
Iceland 4 1 5 10 7 17
Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 11 0 16 0 16
Macedonia 7 7 0 14 1 15
Montenegro 2 4 0 6 0 6
Monaco 0 0 0 0 0 0
San Marino 0 0 0 0 1 1
Liechtenstein 0 0 0 0 0 0
Andorra 2 0 0 2 0 2

Middle East Region

2017 Middle East Region - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 114), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 23,802, 615, 24,531, 176), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(24,707), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 114 23,802 615 24,531 176 24,707
Arab
Emirate
Arab Emirate
(Embassy)
0 6,000 59 6,059 0 6,059
Dubai
(Consulate general)
0 4,793 0 4,793 0 4,793
Sum 0 10,793 59 10,852 0 10,852
Saudi
Arabia
Saudi Arabia
(Embassy)
0 3,387 5 3,392 23 3,415
Jeddah
(Consulate general)
0 480 10 490 8 498
Sum 0 3,867 15 3,882 31 3,913
Qatar 0 1,400 20 1,420 0 1,420
Kuwait 0 1,891 10 1,901 8 1,909
Algeria 0 1,045 0 1,045 1 1,046
Iraq 0 1,033 0 1,033 0 1,033
Egypt 0 905 44 949 21 970
Israel 37 452 187 676 17 693
Jordan 0 379 199 578 0 578
Morocco 56 794 12 862 30 892
Oman 0 339 0 339 0 339
Iran 0 364 27 391 65 456
Tunisia 0 133 35 168 3 171
Bahrain 0 193 0 193 0 193
Lebanon 3 118 7 128 0 128
Mauritania 18 52 0 70 0 70
Yemen 0 4 0 4 0 4
Libya 0 40 0 40 0 40
Syria 0 0 0 0 0 0

Africa Region

2017 Africa Region - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 2,342), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 7,538, 816, 10,696, 157), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(10,853), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 2,342 7,538 816 10,696 157 10,853
Republic of South Africa 1,950 1,050 590 3,590 60 3,650
Kenya 2 1,144 37 1,183 38 1,221
Nigeria Nigeria
(Embassy)
0 79 0 79 0 79
Lagos
(Annex)
0 513 0 513 1 514
Sum 0 592 0 592 1 593
Ghana 7 707 6 720 6 726
Tanzania 0 630 2 632 9 641
Uganda 10 382 21 413 0 413
Ethiopia 0 442 55 497 2 499
Cote d'Ivoire 0 231 0 231 8 239
Equatorial Guinea 0 214 0 214 0 214
Angola 17 116 0 133 0 133
Senegal 0 268 0 268 3 271
Rwanda 0 191 48 239 2 241
Democratic Republic of the Congo 0 185 0 185 0 185
Mozambique 0 182 0 182 2 184
Madagascar 0 190 45 235 0 235
Zambia 25 113 0 138 4 142
Botswana 140 0 0 140 5 145
Malawi 48 96 1 145 0 145
Zimbabwe 20 51 0 71 2 73
Cameroon 0 111 0 111 1 112
Sierra Leone 0 47 0 47 0 47
Gabon 75 13 0 88 2 90
Sudan 0 44 4 48 0 48
Togo 1 53 0 54 0 54
Burkina Faso 0 52 0 52 0 52
Guinea 0 77 0 77 0 77
South Sudan 0 15 0 15 0 15
Swaziland 0 67 0 67 5 72
Namibia 2 36 0 38 0 38
Gambia 0 41 0 41 0 41
Chad 0 18 0 18 0 18
Mauritius 41 0 0 41 0 41
Niger 0 22 1 23 0 23
Liberia 0 40 0 40 1 41
Mali 0 34 0 34 0 34
Guinea Bissau 0 12 0 12 0 12
Benin 0 20 0 20 0 20
Central African Republic 0 18 0 18 0 18
Republic of the Congo 0 4 0 4 0 4
Seychelles 0 8 0 8 0 8
Lesotho 0 7 0 7 0 7
Burundi 0 11 6 17 0 17
Comoros 4 0 0 4 0 4
Djibouti 0 4 0 4 0 4
Cape Verde 0 0 0 0 6 6
Eritrea 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sao Tome and Principe 0 0 0 0 0 0
Somalia 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 1,080,559), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 1,115,353, 276,834, 2,472,746, 4,712,126), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(7,184,872), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 1,080,559 1,115,353 276,834 2,472,746 4,712,126 7,184,872
Northeast
Asia
Janan 424,613 60,064 15,774 500,451 355,274 855,725
China 5,572 305,657 58,120 369,349 2,216,644 2,585,993
Sum 430,185 365,721 73,894 869,800 2,571,918 3,441,718
South Asia Pacific 83,730 330,014 37,632 451,376 59,257 510,633
North
America
USA 426,838 297,714 99,562 824,114 1,414,875 2,238,989
Canada 56,282 20,425 26,199 102,906 121,148 224,054
Sum 483,120 318,139 125,761 927,020 1,536,023 2,463,043
Central and
South America
52,024 14,348 975 67,347 37,896 105,243
Europe 28,032 55,122 37,162 120,316 506,773 627,089
Africa 3,344 7,223 893 11,460 123 11,583
Middle East 124 24,786 517 25,427 136 25,563

Asian Region

Japan
2015 Japan - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 424,613), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 60,064, 15,774, 500,451, 355,274), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(855,725), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 424,613 60,064 15,774 500,451 355,274 855,725
Japan Japan
(Embassy)
95,139 36,740 8,111 139,990 0 139,990
Kobe
(Consulate general)
51,915 2,216 621 54,752 0 54,752
Nagoya
(Consulate general)
44,196 3,065 495 47,756 0 47,756
Niigata
(Consulate general)
7,278 1,273 275 9,679 0 9,679
Saporo
(Consulate general)
4,053 520 275 4,848 0 4,848
Sendai
(Consulate general)
8,259 1,154 266 9,679 0 9,679
Osaka
(Consulate general)
146,929 4,558 2,649 154,136 0 154,136
Yokohama
(Consulate general)
29,629 6,612 1,218 37,459 0 37,459
Fukuoka
(Consulate general)
19,784 3,167 1,559 24,510 0 24,510
Hiroshima
(Consulate general)
17,431 759 391 18,581 0 18,581
China
2015 China - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 5,572), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 305,657, 58,120, 369,349, 2,216,644), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(2,585,993), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 5,572 305,657 58,120 369,349 2,216,644 2,585,993
China China
(Embassy)
0 76,250 23,237 99,487 182,794 282,281
Guangzhou
(Consulate general)
0 69,341 2,420 71,761 115,831 187,592
Shanghai
(Consulate general)
63 37,217 10,225 47,505 86,091 133,596
Shenyang
(Consulate general)
0 34,565 9,835 44,400 1,607,500 1,651,900
Xian
(Consulate general)
1 3,178 1,203 4,382 3,880 8,262
Wuhan
(Consulate general)
0 701 1,731 2,432 5,393 7,825
Chengdu
(Consulate general)
0 3,200 950 4,150 5,030 9,180
Qingdao
(Consulate general)
0 75,041 7,376 82,417 210,125 292,542
Hong Kong
(Consulate general)
5,508 6,164 1,143 12,815 0 12,815
South Asia Pacific
2015 South Asia Pacific - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 83,730), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 330,014, 37,632, 451,376, 59,257), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(510,633), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 83,730 330,014 37,632 451,376 59,257 510,633
Australia Australia
(Embassy)
8,353 3,486 2,619 14,458 6,230 20,688
Sydney
(Consulate general)
47,158 19,690 9,602 76,450 35,167 111,617
Melbourne
(Annex)
8,792 3,671 2,328 14,791 6,557 21,348
Sum 64,303 26,847 14,549 105,699 47,954 153,653
Vietnam Vietnam
(Embassy)
0 32,630 220 32,850 0 32,850
Ho Chi Minh
(Consulate general)
0 75,398 600 75,998 2 76,000
Sum 0 108,028 820 108,848 2 108,850
Philippines 692 81,038 7,285 89,015 22 89,037
Indonesia 1,096 38,711 427 40,234 507 40,741
New
Zealand
New Zealand
(Embassy)
2,803 624 533 3,960 1,896 5,856
Oakland
(Annex)
11,646 2,587 2,219 16,452 7,866 24,318
Sum 14,449 3,211 2,752 20,412 9,762 30,174
Thailand 120 16,573 2,950 19,643 57 19,700
Singapore 2,423 14,299 2,471 19,193 257 19,450
Malaysia 57 9,766 2,862 12,685 5 12,690
India India
(Embassy)
0 2,907 916 3,823 11 3,834
Mumbai
(Consulate general)
0 1,301 204 1,505 2 1,507
Chennai
(Consulate general)
0 4,302 535 4,837 0 4,837
Sum 0 8,510 1,655 10,165 13 10,178
Cambodia 0 8,379 56 8,435 10 8,445
Taiwan 555 2,920 902 4,377 451 4,828
Myanmar 0 3,018 88 3,106 0 3,106
Mongol 0 2,401 268 2,669 32 2,701
Laos 6 1,849 35 1,890 0 1,890
Bangladesh 0 1,119 0 1,119 0 1,119
Fiji 0 480 280 760 146 906
Sri Lanka 0 796 98 894 0 984
Pakistan Pakistan
(Embassy)
0 521 90 611 0 611
Karachi
(Annex)
0 201 0 201 0 201
Sum 0 722 90 812 0 812
Nepal 0 606 19 625 0 625
Papua New Guinea 2 161 0 163 9 172
Brunei 4 154 2 160 5 165
East Timor 0 122 4 126 1 127
Palau 0 96 19 115 1 115
Afghanistan 0 68 0 68 0 68
Vanuatu 6 34 0 40 3 43
Solomon Islands 0 19 0 19 15 34
Micronesia 1 27 0 28 4 32
Maldives 0 29 0 29 0 29
Marshal Islands 0 22 0 22 0 22
Tonga 16 0 0 16 2 18
Butane 0 8 0 8 0 8
Kiribati 0 1 0 1 0 1
Nauru 0 0 0 0 0 0
Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cook Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tuvalu 0 0 0 0 0 0

North American Region

The United States of America
2015 The United States of America - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 483,120), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 318,139, 125,761, 927,020, 1,536,023), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(2,463,043), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 483,120 318,139 125,761 927,020 1,536,023 2,463,043
USA Los Angeles
(Consulate general)
109,291 52,287 15,430 177,008 413,016 590,024
New York
(Consulate general)
56,100 67,752 20,347 144,199 209,280 353,479
Chicago
(Consulate general)
37,422 27,180 16,016 80,618 202,057 282,675
San Francisco
(Consulate general)
33,106 56,058 7,422 96,586 108,997 205,583
Atlanta
(Consulate general)
38,306 46,610 14,080 98,996 106,353 205,349
USA
(Embassy)
27,837 6,644 9,518 43,999 140,684 184,683
Seattle
(Consulate general)
71,311 11,270 3,144 85,725 87,162 172,887
Houston
(Consulate general)
40,175 16,568 8,460 65,203 78,955 144,158
Honolulu
(Consulate general)
3,016 956 805 4,777 42,132 46,909
Boston
(Consulate general)
7,701 10,283 3,934 21,918 19,071 40,989
Hagatna
(Branch)
1,711 2,010 348 4,069 2,230 6,299
Anchorage
(Branch)
862 96 58 1,016 4,938 5,954
Sum 426,838 297,714 99,562 824,114 1,414,875 2,238,989
Canada Toronto
(Consulate general)
33,513 5,873 8,601 47,987 67,219 115,206
Vancouver
(Consulate general)
18,867 13,325 16,023 48,215 46,009 94,224
Montreal
(Consulate general)
3,471 932 1,316 5,719 5,968 11,687
Canada
(Embassy)
431 295 259 985 1,952 2,937
Sum 56,282 20,425 26,199 102,906 121,148 224,054

Central and South America Region

2015 Central and South America Region - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 52,024), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 14,348, 975, 67,347, 37,896), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(105,243), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 52,024 14,348 975 67,347 37,896 105,243
Brazil Brazil
(Embassy)
1,358 1,056 26 2,440 158 2,598
Sao Paulo
(Consulate general)
18,817 339 106 19,262 28,558 47,820
Sum 20,175 1,395 132 21,702 28,716 50,418
Argentina 14,600 390 50 15,040 7,690 22,730
Mexico 2,486 7,480 569 10,535 949 11,484
Guatemala 4,492 670 0 5,162 0 5,162
Paraguay 4,510 413 27 4,950 140 5,090
Chile 2,373 243 39 2,655 70 2,725
Peru 299 857 22 1,178 20 1,198
Ecuador 566 466 33 1,065 15 1,080
Columbia 441 433 37 911 4 915
Bolivia 636 52 14 702 35 737
Nicaragua 240 427 13 680 23 703
Dominican Republic 386 99 7 492 45 537
Costa Rica 206 229 15 450 43 493
Panama 147 213 7 367 10 377
Venezuela 158 168 0 326 25 351
Uruguay 89 158 0 247 36 283
El Salvador 78 154 0 232 38 270
Honduras 16 215 0 231 18 249
Haiti 85 74 0 159 9 168
Jamaica 0 120 2 122 0 122
Suriname 16 28 0 44 10 54
Trinidad and Tobago 4 41 1 46 0 46
Belize 15 6 0 21 0 21
Cuba 2 16 2 20 0 20
Grenada 0 0 5 5 0 5
Saint Lucia 4 0 0 4 0 4
Barbados 0 1 0 1 0 1
Guyanese 0 0 0 0 0 0
Commonwealth of Dominica 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bahamas 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0 0 0 0 0 0
Saint Kitts and Nevis 0 0 0 0 0 0
Antigua and Barbuda 0 0 0 0 0 0

European Region

2015 European Region - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 28,032), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 55,122, 37,162, 120,316, 506,773), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(627,089), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 28,032 55,122 37,162 120,316 506,773 627,089
Uzbekistan 1 3,104 124 3,229 182,957 186,186
Russia Russia
(Embassy)
136 4,258 1,317 5,711 74,107 79,818
Vladivostok
(Consulate general)
101 275 130 506 40,559 41,065
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
(Branch)
36 89 8 133 25,113 25,246
Saint Petersburg
(Consulate general)
19 735 157 911 7,000 7,911
Irkutsk
(Consulate general)
28 117 131 276 12,640 12,916
Sum 320 5,474 1,743 7,537 159,419 166,956
Kazakhstan 134 1,973 106 2,213 105,400 107,613
United Kingdom 10,992 7,196 13,599 31,787 8,476 40,263
Germany Germany
(Embassy)
1,076 2,128 2,122 5,326 1,793 7,119
Bonn
(Annex)
2,575 3,015 1,843 7,433 3,503 10,936
Frankfurt
(Consulate general)
3,245 6,619 2,389 12,253 4,126 16,379
Hamburg
(Consulate general)
976 1,453 1,022 3,451 1,162 4,613
Sum 7,872 13,215 7,376 28,463 10,584 39,047
Kyrgyz 86 382 624 1,092 17,617 18,709
France 2,577 5,006 6,400 13,983 1,017 15,000
Ukraine 23 330 39 392 12,711 13,103
Italia Milano
(Consulate general)
162 1,185 713 2,060 118 2,178
Italia
(Embassy)
240 883 672 1,795 175 1,970
Sum 402 2,068 1,385 3,855 293 4,148
Spain Spain
(Embassy)
1,370 612 151 2,133 802 2,935
Las Palmas
(Annex)
479 31 5 515 258 773
Sum 1,849 643 156 2,648 1,060 3,708
Turkey Istanbul
(Consulate general)
0 2,246 91 2,337 11 2,348
Turkey
(Embassy)
0 1,355 130 1,485 6 1,491
Sum 0 3,601 221 3,822 17 3,839
Sweden 188 734 81 1,003 1,786 2,789
Netherlands 861 730 942 2,533 130 2,663
Austria 407 758 797 1,962 511 2,473
Switzerland 476 1,392 0 1,868 600 2,468
Ireland 239 359 1,644 2,242 94 2,336
Slovakia 433 1,123 1 1,557 0 1,557
Czech 183 1,224 145 1,552 1 1,553
Poland 131 997 307 1,435 0 1,435
Turkmenistan 0 377 0 377 1,048 1,425
Hungary 139 902 364 1,405 0 1,405
Belarus 7 36 87 130 1,265 1,395
Norway 210 490 137 837 284 1,121
Belgium 199 661 106 966 84 1,050
Tajikistan 0 98 11 109 634 743
Finland 100 142 280 522 33 555
Denmark 48 350 67 465 86 551
Romania 8 387 28 423 0 423
Armenia 0 6 1 7 350 357
Azerbaijan 0 283 25 308 34 342
Greece 6 257 6 269 54 323
Portugal 24 114 16 154 41 195
Bulgaria 50 126 12 188 3 191
Lithuania 8 18 130 156 0 156
Serbia 2 135 2 139 0 139
Moldova 0 3 11 14 116 130
Luxembourg 4 108 5 117 10 127
Malta 2 5 113 120 1 121
Georgia 0 74 4 78 22 100
Croatia 12 58 4 74 14 88
Albania 5 63 0 68 3 71
Latvia 0 31 19 50 1 51
Estonia 5 10 27 42 0 42
Slovenia 4 23 12 39 2 41
Kosovo 0 31 2 33 0 33
Cyprus 2 13 0 15 5 20
Iceland 4 1 3 8 7 15
Bosnia and Herzegovina 7 6 0 13 0 13
Macedonia 7 4 0 11 1 12
Montenegro 3 0 0 3 0 3
Monaco 0 1 0 1 1 2
San Marino 0 0 0 0 1 1
Liechtenstein 1 0 0 1 0 1
Andorra 1 0 0 1 0 1

Middle East Region

2015 Middle East Region - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 124), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 24,786, 517, 25,427, 136), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(25,563), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 124 24,786 517 25,427 136 25,563
Arab
Emirate
Arab Emirate
(Embassy)
0 5,452 53 5,505 0 5,505
Dubai
(Consulate general)
0 4,849 2 4,851 0 4,851
Sum 0 10,301 55 10,356 0 10,356
Saudi
Arabia
Saudi Arabia
(Embassy)
0 4,216 5 4,221 23 4,244
Jeddah
(Consulate general)
0 931 5 936 9 945
Sum 0 5,147 10 5,157 32 5,189
Qatar 0 1,700 20 1,720 0 1,720
Kuwait 0 1,627 11 1,638 0 1,638
Algeria 0 1,192 2 1,194 0 1,194
Iraq 0 1,141 0 1,141 0 1,141
Egypt 0 895 17 912 21 933
Israel 29 540 190 759 20 779
Jordan 0 522 138 660 0 660
Morocco 75 476 10 561 4 565
Oman 0 339 1 340 0 340
Iran 0 259 9 268 52 320
Tunisia 0 219 49 268 3 271
Bahrain 0 163 0 163 0 163
Lebanon 0 119 5 124 4 128
Mauritania 20 55 0 75 0 75
Yemen 0 47 0 47 0 47
Libya 0 44 0 44 0 44
Syria 0 0 0 0 0 0

Africa Region

2015 Africa Region - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Residential qualification(Region, Permenen residency, Total, 3,344), Korean nationality(General stayer, Studying abroad, Sum, 7,223, 893, 11,460, 123), Foreign nationality (with citizenship)(11,583), Total table containing information

Residential qualification Korean nationality Foreign nationality
(with citizenship)
Total
Region Permenen
residency
General
stayer
Studying
abroad
Sum
Total 3,344 7,223 893 11,460 123 11,583
Republic of South Africa 1,977 1,394 719 4,090 35 4,125
Kenya 1,026 0 49 1,075 25 1,100
Nigeria Nigeria
(Embassy)
0 83 0 83 0 83
Lagos
(Annex)
0 812 0 812 0 812
Sum 0 895 0 895 0 895
Ghana 7 828 4 839 4 843
Tanzania 0 478 3 481 5 486
Uganda 10 341 43 394 0 394
Ethiopia 0 371 1 372 8 380
Cote d'Ivoire 0 361 0 361 6 367
Equatorial Guinea 0 263 0 263 0 263
Angola 2 223 0 225 0 225
Senegal 0 188 33 221 2 223
Rwanda 0 200 20 220 2 222
Democratic Republic of the Congo 0 210 0 210 0 210
Mozambique 0 193 0 193 0 193
Madagascar 0 160 14 174 0 174
Zambia 25 119 1 145 4 149
Botswana 142 0 0 142 5 147
Malawi 49 81 1 131 4 135
Zimbabwe 30 68 0 98 2 100
Cameroon 0 98 0 98 0 98
Sierra Leone 0 86 0 86 0 86
Gabon 69 6 0 75 1 76
Sudan 0 70 3 73 1 74
Togo 0 74 0 74 0 74
Burkina Faso 0 61 0 61 0 61
Guinea 0 54 2 56 0 56
South Sudan 1 49 0 50 4 54
Swaziland 0 49 0 49 4 53
Namibia 2 35 0 37 5 42
Gambia 0 41 0 41 0 41
Chad 0 37 0 37 0 37
Mauritius 0 35 0 35 0 35
Niger 0 31 0 31 0 31
Liberia 0 29 0 29 0 29
Mali 0 21 0 21 0 21
Guinea Bissau 0 13 0 13 3 16
Benin 0 14 0 14 0 14
Central African Republic 0 12 0 12 0 12
Republic of the Congo 0 12 0 12 0 12
Seychelles 0 10 0 10 0 10
Lesotho 0 5 0 5 0 5
Burundi 0 5 0 5 0 5
Comoros 4 0 0 4 0 4
Djibouti 0 3 0 3 0 3
Cape Verde 0 0 0 0 3 3
Eritrea 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sao Tome and Principe 0 0 0 0 0 0
Somalia 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

2013 Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

By Regio(Permanent Resident, General Sojourner), Korean Nationals(Interna-tional Student, Sum), Foreign Nationality (Citizen), Total table containing information

By Regio Korean Nationals Foreign Nationality (Citizen) Total
Permanent Resident General Sojourner Interna-tional Student Sum
Total 1,122,161 1,191,758 296,757 2,610,676 4,401,816 7,012,492
Northeast Asia Japan 442,790 82,376 21,764 546,930 345,774 892,704
China 3,211 297,405 49,913 350,529 2,223,399 2,573,928
Subtotal 446,001 379,781 71,677 897,459 2,569,173 3,466,632
South Asia Pacific 75,823 286,149 66,974 428,946 56,890 485,836
North America U.S.A. 465,916 396,825 102,574 965,315 1,126,117 2,091,432
Canada 57,017 19,545 18,441 95,003 110,990 205,993
Subtotal 522,933 416,370 121,015 1,060,318 1,237,107 2,297,425
Central and South America 49,180 23,609 1,288 74,077 37,079 111,156
Europe 25,846 54,493 34,175 114,514 501,333 615,847
Africa 2,348 7,077 1,020 10,445 103 10,548
Middle East 30 24,279 608 24,917 131 25,048
2011 Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Qualification   Region(Total (E=C+D), Permanent Residents (D), Subtotal (C=A+B), General Stayers (A), Total, 2,796,024), Number of Overseas Koreans(Stayers, Expected Number of Voters (E×80%), Students Studying Abroad (B), 1,148,891, 1,647,133, 1,317,554, 329,579, 2,236,819) table containing information

Qualification   Region Number of Overseas Koreans
Total
(E=C+D)
Permanent Residents
(D)
Stayers Expected Number of Voters
(E×80%)
Subtotal (C=A+B) General Stayers (A) Students Studying Abroad (B)
Total 2,796,024 1,148,891 1,647,133 1,317,554 329,579 2,236,819
Asia Subtotal 1,361,698 520,252 841,446 680,133 161,313 1,089,359
Japan 578,135 461,627 116,508 96,146 20,362 462,508
China 369,026 4,161 364,865 307,142 57,723 295,221
Others 414,537 54,464 360,073 276,845 83,228 331,630
America Subtotal 1,290,496 603,402 687,094 559,920 127,174 1,032,397
The United States of America 1,082,708 464,154 618,554 512,938 105,616 866,166
Canada 128,826 85,951 42,875 22,084 20,791 103,061
Central and South America 78,962 53,297 25,665 24,898 767 63,170
Europe Subtotal 116,763 23,644 93,119 53,899 39,220 93,411
Common Wealth of Independent States 12,137 420 11,717 9,303 2,414 9,710
Europe 104,626 23,224 81,402 44,596 36,806 83,701
Middle East 16,163 20 16,143 15,509 634 12,930
Africa 10,883 1,573 9,310 8,072 1,238 8,706

Asian Region

Japan
2011 Japan - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Qualification   Region(Total (E=C+D), Subtotal (C=A+B)), Number of Overseas Koreans(Permanent Residents (D), Stayers, Expected Number of Voters (E×80%), General Stayers (A), Students Studying Abroad (B)) table containing information

Qualification   Region Number of Overseas Koreans
Total
(E=C+D)
Permanent Residents
(D)
Stayers Expected Number of Voters
(E×80%)
Subtotal (C=A+B) General Stayers (A) Students Studying Abroad (B)
Whole Japan 578,135 461,627 116,508 96,146 20,362 462,508
Japan
(Embassy)
167,544 97,489 70,055 58,810 11,245 134,035
Osaka
(Consulate General)
175,827 160,877 14,950 12,598 2,352 140,662
Kobe
(Consulate General)
62,250 58,593 3,657 2,960 697 49,800
Nagoya
(Consulate General)
55,768 50,696 5,072 4,320 752 44,614
Yokohama
(Consulate General)
40,635 30,053 10,582 8,681 1,901 32,508
Fukuoka
(Consulate General)
26,998 22,414 4,584 2,724 1,860 21,598
Hiroshima
(Consulate General)
21,741 20,264 1,477 1,030 447 17,393
Niigata
(Consulate General)
10,438 8,237 2,201 1,891 310 8,350
Sendai
(Consulate Generals)
11,575 8,669 2,906 2,404 502 9,260
Sapporo
(Consulate Generals)
5,359 4,335 1,024 728 296 4,287
China
2011 China - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Qualification   Region(Total (E=C+D), Subtotal (C=A+B)), Number of Overseas Koreans(Permanent Residents (D), Stayers, Expected Number of Voters (E×80%), General Stayers (A), Students Studying Abroad (B)) table containing information

Qualification   Region Number of Overseas Koreans
Total
(E=C+D)
Permanent Residents
(D)
Stayers Expected Number of Voters
(E×80%)
Subtotal (C=A+B) General Stayers (A) Students Studying Abroad (B)
Whole China 369,026 4,161 364,865 307,142 57,723 295,221
China
(Embassy)
120,600 0 120,600 95,800 24,800 96,480
Guangzhou
(Consulate General)
46,535 12 46,523 41,504 5,019 37,228
Qingdao
(Consulate General)
88,800 0 88,800 80,800 8,000 71,040
Shanghai
(Consulate General)
40,116 41 40,075 33,371 6,704 32,093
Shenyang
(Consulate General)
52,034 0 52,034 41,948 10,086 41,627
Chengdu
(Consulate General)
4,688 0 4,688 3,691 997 3,750
Xian(Consulate General) 1,346 0 1,346 631 715 1,077
Wuhan
(Consulate General)
1,300 0 1,300 493 807 1,040
Hong Kong
(Consulate General)
13,607 4,108 9,499 8,904 595 10,886
Other Regions (Exclusive of Japan, China)
2011 Other Regions (Exclusive of Japan, China) - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Qualification   Region(Total (E=C+D), Subtotal (C=A+B)), Number of Overseas Koreans(Permanent Residents (D), Stayers, Expected Number of Voters (E×80%), General Stayers (A), Students Studying Abroad (B)) table containing information

Qualification   Region Number of Overseas Koreans
Total
(E=C+D)
Permanent Residents
(D)
Stayers Expected Number of Voters
(E×80%)
Subtotal (C=A+B) General Stayers (A) Students Studying Abroad (B)
Total 414,537 54,464 360,073 276,845 83,228 331,630
Whole Australia 102,408 42,741 59,667 26,111 33,556 81,926
Australia
(Embassy)
24,496 9,566 14,930 5,495 9,435 19,597
Sydney
(Consulate General)
77,912 33,175 44,737 20,616 24,121 62,330
Whole New Zealand 20,494 8,436 12,058 5,739 6,319 16,395
New Zealand
(Embassy)
5,382 2,284 3,098 1,512 1,586 4,306
Oakland
(Annex)
15,112 6,152 8,960 4,227 4,733 12,090
Whole India 9,860 0 9,860 6,526 3,334 7,888
India
(Embassy)
7,145 0 7,145 4,934 2,211 5,716
Mumbai
(Consulate General)
2,715 0 2,715 1,592 1,123 2,172
Whole Vietnam 83,638 0 83,638 81,126 2,512 66,910
Vietnam
(Embassy)
7,640 0 7,640 7,340 300 6,112
Ho Chi Minh
(Consulate General)
75,998 0 75,998 73,786 2,212 60,798
Whole Pakistan 605 1 604 599 5 484
Pakistan
(Embassy)
407 0 407 405 2 326
Karachi
(Annex)
198 1 197 194 3 158
The Philippines 96,606 757 95,849 66,304 29,545 77,285
Indonesia 36,039 211 35,828 35,549 279 28,831
Thailand 17,447 114 17,333 16,833 500 13,958
Singapore 16,544 1,878 14,666 12,133 2,533 13,235
Taiwan 3,548 283 3,265 2,579 686 2,838
East Timor 57 0 57 57 0 46
Malaysia 14,403 38 14,365 11,628 2,737 11,522
Bangladesh 1,095 0 1,095 901 194 876
Sri Lanka 948 0 948 738 210 758
Afghanistan 135 0 135 135 0 108
Myanmar 1,408 0 1,408 1,394 14 1,126
Maldives 19 0 19 19 0 15
Mongolia 2,238 0 2,238 2,124 114 1,790
Fiji 780 0 780 373 407 624
Cambodia 4,260 0 4,260 4,182 78 3,408
Nepal 574 0 574 569 5 459
Papua New Guinea 198 0 198 198 0 158
Laos 833 0 833 685 148 666
Palau 104 0 104 75 29 83
Brunei 115 4 111 108 3 92
The Marshall Islands 26 0 26 21 5 21
The Solomon Islands 18 0 18 18 0 14
Tonga 26 1 25 17 8 21
Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vanuatu 56 0 56 56 0 45
Micronesia 47 0 47 45 2 38
Kiribati 1 0 1 1 0 1
Butane 7 0 7 2 5 6

North American Region

The United States of America
2011 The United States of America - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Qualification   Region(Total (E=C+D), Subtotal (C=A+B)), Number of Overseas Koreans(Permanent Residents (D), Stayers, Expected Number of Voters (E×80%), General Stayers (A), Students Studying Abroad (B)) table containing information

Qualification   Region Number of Overseas Koreans
Total
(E=C+D)
Permanent Residents
(D)
Stayers Expected Number of Voters
(E×80%)
Subtotal (C=A+B) General Stayers (A) Students Studying Abroad (B)
The United States of America Overall 1,082,708 464,154 618,554 512,938 105,616 866,166
the United States of America
(Embassy)
77,132 34,736 42,396 33,727 8,669 61,706
Los Angeles
(Consulate General)
247,074 110,510 136,564 120,207 16,357 197,659
New York
(Consulate General)
181,400 52,500 128,900 101,800 27,100 145,120
Chicago
(Consulate General)
100,027 41,765 58,262 46,618 11,644 80,022
San Francisco
(Consulate General)
104,649 19,957 84,692 78,690 6,002 83,719
Seattle
(Consulate General)
97,941 87,259 10,682 7,515 3,167 78,353
Houston
(Consulate General)
110,700 63,900 46,800 34,000 12,800 88,560
Atlanta
(Consulate General)
127,127 36,315 90,812 76,502 14,310 101,702
Boston
(Consulate General)
16,114 4,646 11,468 7,188 4,280 12,891
Honolulu
(Consulate General)
11,609 7,947 3,662 2,859 803 9,287
Hagatna
(Consulate General)
5,278 1,447 3,831 3,397 434 4,222
Anchorage
(Consulate General)
3,657 3,172 485 435 50 2,926
Canada
2011 Canada - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Qualification   Region(Total (E=C+D), Subtotal (C=A+B)), Number of Overseas Koreans(Permanent Residents (D), Stayers, Expected Number of Voters (E×80%), General Stayers (A), Students Studying Abroad (B)) table containing information

Qualification   Region Number of Overseas Koreans
Total
(E=C+D)
Permanent Residents
(D)
Stayers Expected Number of Voters
(E×80%)
Subtotal (C=A+B) General Stayers (A) Students Studying Abroad (B)
Whole Canada 128,826 85,951 42,875 22,084 20,791 103,061
Canada
(Embassy)
1,861 702 1,159 927 232 1,489
Toronto
(Consulate General)
51,649 34,833 16,816 6,941 9,875 41,319
Vancouver
(Consulate General)
69,932 46,474 23,458 13,558 9,900 55,946
Montreal
(Consulate General)
5,384 3,942 1,442 658 784 4,307

Central and South America Region

2011 Central and South America Region - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Qualification   Region(Total (E=C+D), Subtotal (C=A+B)), Number of Overseas Koreans(Permanent Residents (D), Stayers, Expected Number of Voters (E×80%), General Stayers (A), Students Studying Abroad (B)) table containing information

Qualification   Region Number of Overseas Koreans
Total
(E=C+D)
Permanent Residents
(D)
Stayers Expected Number of Voters
(E×80%)
Subtotal (C=A+B) General Stayers (A) Students Studying Abroad (B)
Total 78,962 53,297 25,665 24,898 767 63,170
Whole Brazil 25,819 23,794 2,025 1,876 149 20,655
Brazil
(Embassy)
766 334 432 429 3 613
Sao Paulo
(Consulate General)
25,053 23,460 1,593 1,447 146 20,042
Argentina 14,934 14,340 594 590 4 11,947
Mexico 10,924 1,607 9,317 8,929 388 8,739
Paraguay 4,706 4,641 65 49 16 3,765
Guatemala 12,918 3,101 9,817 9,765 52 10,334
Chile 2,462 2,336 126 119 7 1,970
Peru 1,281 342 939 909 30 1,025
Ecuador 1,297 1,115 182 178 4 1,038
Bolivia 627 577 50 5 45 502
Dominica 452 132 320 314 6 362
Honduras 271 0 271 271 0 217
Columbia 882 378 504 469 35 706
Costa Rica 494 235 259 237 22 395
Panama 294 64 230 225 5 235
El Salvador 232 60 172 172 0 186
Venezuela 264 168 96 95 1 211
Surinam 51 21 30 30 0 41
Guyana 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nicaragua 550 184 366 363 3 440
Uruguay 145 87 58 58 0 116
Jamaica 122 0 122 122 0 98
Haiti 125 62 63 63 0 100
Trinidad and Tobago 71 14 57 57 0 57
Saint Lucia 6 5 1 1 0 5
Barbados 1 0 1 1 0 1
Belize 34 34 0 0 0 27

European Region

2011 European Region - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Qualification   Region(Total (E=C+D), Subtotal (C=A+B)), Number of Overseas Koreans(Permanent Residents (D), Stayers, Expected Number of Voters (E×80%), General Stayers (A), Students Studying Abroad (B)) table containing information

Qualification   Region Number of Overseas Koreans
Total
(E=C+D)
Permanent Residents
(D)
Stayers Expected Number of Voters
(E×80%)
Subtotal (C=A+B) General Stayers (A) Students Studying Abroad (B)
Total 116,763 23,644 93,119 53,899 39,220 93,410
Common Wealth of Independent States 12,137 420 11,717 9,303 2,414 9,710
Whole Russia 5,936 253 5,683 3,733 1,950 4,749
Russia
(Embassy)
4,147 47 4,100 2,700 1,400 3,318
Vladivostok
(Consulate General)
558 94 464 344 120 446
Saint Petersburg
(Consulate General)
890 80 810 510 300 712
Irkutsk
(Consulate General)
238 0 238 117 121 190
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
(Branch)
103 32 71 62 9 82
Uzbekistan 2,300 0 2,300 2,150 150 1,840
Kazakhstan 1,895 109 1,786 1,716 70 1,516
Kirghiz 931 29 902 829 73 745
Ukraine 342 23 319 278 41 274
Turkmenistan 284 0 284 284 0 227
Tajikistan 108 0 108 107 1 86
Belarus 78 6 72 18 54 62
Moldova 10 0 10 6 4 8
Georgia 32 0 32 27 5 26
Azerbaijan 213 0 213 147 66 170
Armenia 8 0 8 8 0 6
Whole Germany 23,704 6,414 17,290 11,315 5,975 18,963
Germany
(Embassy)
4,746 827 3,919 2,498 1,421 3,797
Bonn
(Annex)
6,743 2,361 4,382 2,293 2,089 5,394
Frankfort
(Consulate General)
9,374 2,341 7,033 5,434 1,599 7,499
Hamburg
(Consulate General)
2,841 885 1,956 1,090 866 2,273
Whole Spain 3,151 2,108 1,043 827 216 2,521
Spain
(Embassy)
2,328 1,466 862 656 206 1,862
Las Palmas
(Annex)
823 642 181 171 10 658
Whole Italy 3,920 470 3,450 1,538 1,912 3,136
Italy
(Embassy)
2,053 201 1,852 957 895 1,642
Milano
(Consulate General)
1,867 269 1,598 581 1,017 1,494
Whole Turkey 2,820 8 2,812 2,757 55 2,256
Turkey
(Embassy)
355 8 347 324 23 284
Istanbul
(Consulate General)
2,465 0 2,465 2,433 32 1,972
The United Kingdom 42,990 9,170 33,820 14,820 19,000 34,392
France 11,898 2,268 9,630 3,305 6,325 9,518
Austria 1,948 248 1,700 952 748 1,558
Switzerland 1,934 349 1,585 1,585 0 1,547
Netherlands 1,663 614 1,049 796 253 1,330
Sweden 922 0 922 811 111 738
Poland 1,156 52 1,104 856 248 925
Belgium 751 200 551 469 82 601
Hungary 1,295 159 1,136 857 279 1,036
Norway 392 144 248 193 55 314
Denmark 214 43 171 120 51 171
Greece 267 6 261 253 8 214
Rumania 463 6 457 364 93 370
Ireland 1,006 139 867 198 669 805
Czech 1,331 85 1,246 934 312 1,065
Portugal 151 25 126 111 15 121
Finland 348 66 282 145 137 278
Bulgaria 102 0 102 75 27 82
Luxembourg 40 1 39 36 3 32
Albania 58 1 57 57 0 46
Lithuania 72 8 64 15 49 58
Croatia 42 7 35 35 0 34
Serbia 79 0 79 75 4 63
Kosovo 15 0 15 15 0 12
Montenegro 3 3 0 0 0 2
Slovenia 25 5 20 10 10 20
Cypress 14 0 14 14 0 11
Iceland 12 6 6 0 6 10
Latvia 59 0 59 59 0 47
Macedonia 9 0 9 9 0 7
Slovakia 1,587 606 981 978 3 1,270
Malta 160 2 158 5 153 128
Bosnia·Hercegovina 6 6 0 0 0 5
Estonia 15 5 10 3 7 12
San Marino 0 0 0 0 0 0
Monaco 4 0 4 4 0 3

Middle East Region

2011 Middle East Region - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Qualification   Region(Total (E=C+D), Subtotal (C=A+B)), Number of Overseas Koreans(Permanent Residents (D), Stayers, Expected Number of Voters (E×80%), General Stayers (A), Students Studying Abroad (B)) table containing information

Qualification   Region Number of Overseas Koreans
Total
(E=C+D)
Permanent Residents
(D)
Stayers Expected Number of Voters
(E×80%)
Subtotal (C=A+B) General Stayers (A) Students Studying Abroad (B)
Total 16,163 20 16,143 15,509 634 12,930
Whole Saudi Arabia 2,778 0 2,778 2,713 65 2,222
Saudi Arabia
(Embassy)
2,150 0 2,150 2,147 3 1,720
Jedda
(Consulate General)
628 0 628 566 62 502
The United Arab Emirates Overall 5,602 0 5,602 5,579 23 4,482
The United Arab Emirates
(Embassy)
1,977 0 1,977 1,963 14 1,582
Dubai
(Consulate General)
3,625 0 3,625 3,616 9 2,900
Libya 111 0 111 111 0 89
Iran 363 0 363 343 20 290
Egypt 974 0 974 909 65 779
Israel 640 19 621 492 129 512
Qatar 2,179 0 2,179 2,067 112 1,743
Kuwait 1,000 0 1,000 994 6 800
Morocco 369 0 369 367 2 295
Jordan 592 0 592 544 48 474
Oman 468 0 468 387 81 374
Bahrain 278 0 278 278 0 222
Mauritania 43 0 43 43 0 34
Lebanon 76 1 75 71 4 61
Yemen 107 0 107 86 21 86
Syria 162 0 162 121 41 130
Iraq 113 0 113 113 0 90
Palestine 13 0 13 13 0 10
Sudan 99 0 99 95 4 79
Tunisia 196 0 196 183 13 157

Africa Region

2011 Africa Region - Information on Status of Overseas People
Explanation

Qualification   Region(Total (E=C+D), Subtotal (C=A+B)), Number of Overseas Koreans(Permanent Residents (D), Stayers, Expected Number of Voters (E×80%), General Stayers (A), Students Studying Abroad (B)) table containing information

Qualification   Region Number of Overseas Koreans
Total
(E=C+D)
Permanent Residents
(D)
Stayers Expected Number of Voters
(E×80%)
Subtotal (C=A+B) General Stayers (A) Students Studying Abroad (B)
Total 10,883 1,573 9,310 8,072 1,238 8,706
Whole Nigeria 692 0 692 692 0 554
Nigeria(Embassy) 71 0 71 71 0 57
Lagos (Annex) 621 0 621 621 0 497
South Africa 4,060 1,227 2,833 1,879 954 3,248
Ghana 687 4 683 671 12 550
Kenya 805 0 805 762 43 644
Cote d'Ivoire, 139 0 139 139 0 111
Tan Zania 464 0 464 325 139 371
Uganda 263 0 263 257 6 210
Botswana 133 133 0 0 0 106
Senegal 212 0 212 212 0 170
Ethiopia 255 0 255 243 12 204
Madagascar 209 0 209 156 53 167
Cameroon 174 0 174 170 4 139
Gabon 91 90 1 1 0 73
Togo 88 3 85 84 1 70
Zimbabwe 109 36 73 73 0 87
Malawi 121 39 82 82 0 97
Eritrea 0 0 0 0 0 0
Somalia 0 0 0 0 0 0
Democratic Republic of the Congo 145 2 143 143 0 116
Zambia 77 23 54 54 0 62
Guinea 64 0 64 64 0 51
Algeria 1,181 0 1,181 1,181 0 945
Burkina Faso 72 0 72 72 0 58
Sierra Leone 60 0 60 60 0 48
Gambia 24 0 24 24 0 19
Mozambique 78 4 74 74 0 62
Angola 277 5 272 272 0 222
Swaziland 14 0 14 14 0 11
Liberia 45 0 45 45 0 36
The Republic of Congo 25 0 25 25 0 20
Guinea-Bissau 10 0 10 10 0 8
Mali 28 0 28 28 0 22
Central Africa 20 0 20 20 0 16
Chad 29 0 29 29 0 23
Burundi 8 0 8 8 0 6
Rwanda 88 0 88 78 10 70
Benin 15 0 15 15 0 12
Namibia 19 2 17 17 0 15
Equatorial Guinea 36 5 31 31 0 29
Cape Verde 0 0 0 0 0 0
Niger 26 0 26 22 4 21
Mauritius 11 0 11 11 0 9
Seychelles 6 0 6 6 0 5
Djibouti 20 0 20 20 0 16
Comoros 3 0 3 3 0 2