S-Space College of Social Sciences (사회과학대학) Institute for Social Development and Policy Research (사회발전연구소) Development and Society Bulletin of the Population and Development Studies Center Vol.02 (1973)
Components of Population Growth in Urban(Shi) Areas of Korea : 1960-1970
- Yu, Eui-Young
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- Bulletin of the Population and Development Studies Center, Vol.2, pp. 23-44
- Korea experienced an unparalled rate of urban growth in the last decade. At the time of the 1960 Census, there were 6,997,000 persons living in administratively defined Shi (urban) areas, constituting 28 percent of the total population in the Republic of Korea. The urban population increased to 9,795,000(34 percent of the total population) by the time of the 1966 Census, and to 12,955,000 persons(43 percent of the total population) by the time of the 1 P70 Census. The amount of urban population increase was 2,798,000 for the 6 y~ar period of 1960-1966 and 3,160,000 persons during the 4 year period of 1966-1970.
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