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Postal Code 57956 - Suncheon, South Jeolla Province

Primary CitySuncheon
Area of Postal Code 579560.377 km²
Population5,384
Male Population2,667 (49.5%)
Female Population2,717 (50.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 -32.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -16%
Median Age38.2 years
Male Median Age36.9 years
Female Median Age39.5 years
Local TimeSaturday 10:34 PM
TimezoneKorean Standard Time
Coordinates34.95043477542049° / 127.48836636577873°
Related Postal Codes579505795157952579535795457955

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Postal Code 57956 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population7,9429,0446,4125,384
Population Density21,049 / km²23,970 / km²16,994 / km²14,269 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

57956 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 16% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 57956-32.2%-40.5%-16%
Suncheon-11.3%-24.5%-14.7%
Jeollanam-Do-31.7%-27.8%-19%
South Korea+44%+16.9%+9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 57956 Median Age

Median Age: 38.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 5795638.2 years39.5 years36.9 years
Suncheon38.2 years39.5 years36.9 years
Jeollanam-Do43.6 years46 years41.1 years
South Korea38 years39.2 years36.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 57956 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5131124255
5-9165145311
10-14232213445
15-19249215464
20-24166134300
25-29150149300
30-34164174338
35-39209225435
40-44242250492
45-49245236482
50-54207201409
55-59141137278
60-64114117232
65-6984102187
70-7477109186
75-795291144
80-84275684
85 Plus143953
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 57956 Population Density

Population Density: 14,269 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 579565,3840.377 km²14,269 / km²
Suncheon94,06219.3 km²4,869 / km²
Jeollanam-Do1.4 million12,031.4 km²118.4 / km²
South Korea48.8 million99,452.9 km²491.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Postal Code 57956 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 5795674,864 t13.9 t198,422 t/km²
Suncheon1,347,370 t14.3 t69,755 t/km²
Jeollanam-Do14,893,443 t10.5 t1,237 t/km²
South Korea595,864,161 t12.2 t5,991 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Postal Code 57956 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)74,864 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita13.9 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)198,422 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (9)
DroughtLow (2)
FloodHigh (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Primary City

Suncheon (Suncheon-si) is a city in South Jeolla Province, South Korea. It is a scenic agricultural and industrial city of around 250,000 people near Suncheon Bay. It is located in the southeastern corner of Jeollanam-do, just over an hour south-east..  ︎  Suncheon Wikipedia Page

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