OVERVIEW GRAPHS - TIMELINE


Census YearCountry Name
1971Korea
1976Korea
1981Korea
1986Korea
1991Republic of Korea
1996Republic of Korea
2001South Korea
2006South Korea
2011South Korea

Notes

• Korea was formally annexed by Japan in 1910.

• After World War II the north of Korea was occupied by Soviet troops, while the south was occupied by the United States.

• In 1948 the Republic of Korea (south) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (north) were proclaimed.


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