With the total fertility rate dropping to 0.78 due to the declining birthrate, the largest age group in South Korea is 62-year-olds (born in 1961), some 940,000. There were about 740,000 65-year-olds (born in 1958) who were born in the year of the dog in 1958. In the case of Seoul, where young people gather from all over the country looking for work, 30-year-olds (born in 1993) account for the largest number of over 170,000.
According to the Statistics Agency on August 19th, the registered resident population in Japan this July was 51,387,133, of which the largest age group was 943,624, aged 62. It was counted as This was followed by 936,410 people aged 52 (born in 1971) and 930,988 people aged 54 (born in 1969). These three age groups were the only cases in which the population by age exceeded 900,000 while the annual number of births plummeted to the 200,000 level.
In the case of Seoul, the pattern of population distribution showed a considerable difference from the national average. Last year, Seoul's total fertility rate was 0.59, the lowest in the nation. This was followed by 29-year-olds (born in 1994) with 168,472 and 31-year-olds (born in 1992) with 167,306.
Sejong City, which has a high concentration of government ministries and agencies and a high proportion of civil servants, also showed a different population distribution than the national average.
Sejong City has the largest population of 41-year-olds (born in 1982) with 8,829 people, followed by 43-year-olds (born in 1980) with 8,619 people, and 42-year-olds (born in 1981) with 8,608 people. was tallied. Sejong City, where 30 to 40-year-olds account for a large proportion of the population, has the highest total fertility rate of 1.12 people in the nation.
On the other hand, in Gyeongsangbuk-do, one of the areas in danger of disappearing due to aging and declining population, the number of people in their 60s and above exceeded the national average.
The largest population in Gyeongsangbuk-do was 55,165 people aged 62, the same as the national average.
The number of people over the age of 100 in Japan was surveyed at 9,002. A total of 1,526 males and 7,476 females were confirmed, and the ratio of females reached 83% among those aged 100 and over.
Published : 2023/08/24 09:44 KST
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