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Koreans
한국인/조선인
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Korean fowk
Total population
85 million (est.)[1]
Regions wi signeeficant populations
Banner o Sooth Korea Sooth Korea      50,062,000 (2009 est.)[2]
Banner o North Korea North Korea      24,051,218 (2009 est.)[3]

Overseas populations as o 2009

Flag of the People's Republic of China Fowkrepublic o Cheenae 2,336,771 [4]
Banner o Unitit States Unitit States 2,102,283 [4][5]
Banner o Japan Japan 904,512 [4]
Banner o Canadae Canadae 223,322 [4]
Banner o Roushie Roushie 222,027 [4][6]
Banner o Australie Australie 203,633 [4]
Banner o Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 175,939 [4]
Banner o Philippines Philippines 115,400 [4]
Banner o Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 103,952 [4]
Banner o Vietnam Vietnam 88,120 [4]
Banner o Brazil Brazil 48,419 [4]
Banner o Unitit Kinrick Unitit Kinrick 45,295 [4]
Banner o Thailand Thailand 40,370 [4]
Banner o Ukraine Ukraine 35,000 [7]
Banner o Indonesie Indonesie 31,760 [4]
Banner o Germany Germany 31,248 [4]
Banner o New Zealand New Zealand 30,792 [4]
Banner o Argentinae Argentinae 22,024 [4]
Banner o Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 19,420 [4]
Banner o Fraunce Fraunce 14,738 [4]
Banner o Malaysie Malaysie 14,580 [4]
Banner o Singapore Singapore 13,509 [4]
Banner o Hong Kong Hong Kong 13,288 [8]
Banner o Mexico Mexico 12,072 [4]
Banner o Guatemala Guatemala 9,921 [4]
Banner o Indie Indie 8,337 [4]
Banner o Swaden Swaden 7,000 [4]
Banner o Paraguay Paraguay 5,229 [4]
Banner o Cambodie Cambodie 4,772 [4]
Banner o Italy Italy 4,203 [4]
Banner o Sooth Africae Sooth Africae 3,949
Leids

Korean speakers: 76 million[9]

Releegion

majority: nan-releegious an atheist, minority: Korean Buddhism, Korean Christianity, Muism (Korean Shamanism), Cheondoism, Islam. Backgrund o Korean Confucianism.[10][11]

The Koreans are an ethnic group oreeginatin in the Korean peninsulae.

Names[eedit | eedit soorce]

See also: Names o Korea

Sooth Koreans caw thairsels Hanguk-in (한국인; 韓國人), or simply Han-in (한인; 韓人). Informally they caw themselves Hanguk-saram (한국 사람).

North Koreans caw theairsels Chosŏn-in (조선인) or Chosŏn-saram (조선 사람).

The ethnic Koreans, who live in Central Asie, caw thairsels Koryo-saram (Hangul: 고려 사람, Cyrillic: Корё сарам).

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Korean Peninsulae (52 million + 26 million) + Korean diaspora (6.8 million)
  2. "Population of South Korea 2010". English.chosun.com. 1 February 2010. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  3. http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/sources/census/2010_PHC/North_Korea/2008_North_Korea_Census.pdf
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 4.17 4.18 4.19 4.20 4.21 4.22 4.23 4.24 4.25 4.26 4.27 재외동포현황/Current Status of Overseas Compatriots. South Korea: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. 2009. Retrieved 21 May 2009. 
  5. Note that the 2006 American Community Survey gave a much smaller figure of 1,520,703. See S0201. Selected Population Profile in the United States. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 September 2007. 
  6. The 2002 Russian census gave a figure of 148,556. See Население по национальности и владению русским языком по субъектам Российской Федерации (Microsoft Excel) (in Russian). Федеральная служба государственной статистики. Retrieved 1 December 2006. 
  7. http://www.ihrpex.org/en/article/2666/korean_diaspora_in_ukraine_increased_almost_three_times_during_10_years
  8. http://www.mofat.go.kr/webmodule/htsboard/template/read/korboardread.jsp?typeID=6&boardid=232&seqno=334627&c=&t=&pagenum=1&tableName=TYPE_DATABOARD&pc=&dc=&wc=&lu=&vu=&iu=&du=
  9. Nationalencyklopedin "Världens 100 största språk 2007" The World's 100 Largest Languages in 2007
  10. "International Religious Freedom Report 2008 – Korea, Republic of". U.S. Department of State. Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. 22 January 2009. Retrieved 31 January 2009. 
  11. "state.gov". state.gov. 12 April 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012.