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Foreign Residents in S. Korea to Rise to 4.3 pct of Population in 2040: Report

Foreign Residents in S. Korea to Rise to 4.3 pct of Population in 2040: Report

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s total population has started to decline amid low childbirths, but the number of foreigners here is forecast to continue to increase to make up of 4.3 percent of the population in 2040, a report showed Thursday. After peaking at 51.84 million in 2020, the country’s total population [...]

Seoul District Office Publishes ‘Dual-language Fairy Tale Books’ Along with Foreign Residents

Seoul District Office Publishes ‘Dual-language Fairy Tale Books’ Along with Foreign Residents

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The Guro District Office in Seoul has published dual-language fairy tale books created jointly by domestic and foreign residents. The residents participated in a program run by the district office during the April to September period. They formed teams by nationality and directly published four types of books on [...]

Number of Foreign Residents in S. Korea Has Soared Over Past 30 Years

Number of Foreign Residents in S. Korea Has Soared Over Past 30 Years

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of foreigners staying in South Korea has registered remarkable growth over the past 30 years. According to a report released by Kang Dong-won, head of the state-run Migration Research and Training Center, the number of foreign residents in the country totaled about 2.5 million in 2019, about a [...]

Foreign Residents Dispersing Across the Country: Study

Foreign Residents Dispersing Across the Country: Study

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Foreigners, once concentrated in certain parts of Seoul, are now widely distributed across wider regions including Gyeonggi Province and other areas. The Chonnam National University Institute of Regional Geography reported a 8.1 percentage point decrease in foreigners living in Seoul between 2010 (30.8 percent) and 2018 (22.7 percent) in [...]