All posts tagged "population"

  • hawaii
    Hawaii Korean population falls slightly

    Although the overall Korean population in the United States rose by 11.3 percent from 2009 to 2014, it fell slightly in Hawaii, according to American Community Survey data taken from the U.S. Census Bureau. The state’s Korean...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • pop
    US Korean population rises 11.3 percent in five years

    By Kim Chul-soo The Korean population in the United States has risen by 11.3 percent in the last five years to more than 1.45 million as of 2014, according to a report by the American Community Survey....

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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  • (Korea Times file)
    350,000 Koreans live in 5 states surrounding NY Korean Consulate

    Approximately 350,000 Koreans live in five states surrounding the New York Korean Consulate, according to the latest data by South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Koreans in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Delaware number 353,479,...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • birth, baby
    S. Korea gov’t seeks to boost birthrate by creating jobs, reduce health costs

    By Jung Min-ho A government program announced Sunday is aimed at creating social conditions to boost the nation’s birthrate from the current 1.2 per woman, the world’s lowest level, to 1.5 by 2020. The Ministry of Health...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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  • Spectators watch the Korean Parade Saturday in Los Angeles' Koreatown. (The Korea Times)
    US Korean population by the numbers

    The total population, excluding those of mixed race, was 1,476,577. The average age was 38.6 years, with a ratio of 54.9 females to 46.2 males.  Here are statistics on the Korean population from new 2014 data released...

    • Posted October 1, 2015
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  • elderly stats
    Elderly make up 13.1% of S. Korean population

    By Choi Kyong-ae One in eight South Koreans is aged 65 or older, indicating the nation is rapidly becoming an aged society, Statistics Korea said Thursday. The elderly made up a record 13.1 percent of the population...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • (Yonhap)
    No. of S. Korean cities with over 5 pct of foreign residents reaches 30

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The number of cities and towns where more than 5 percent of its residents are foreigners have reached 30 in the country, government data showed Wednesday. In the district of Yeongdeungpo in southwestern Seoul,...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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