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Contents: City Districts and Quarters

The population of the city districts (gu) and quarters (dong) of Gwangju by census years.

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NameStatusNativePopulation
Census
2005-11-01
Population
Census
2010-11-01
Population
Census
2015-11-01
Population
Census
2020-11-01
Buk-gu [North Distrikt]City District북구460,868480,020459,715439,352
Dongnim-dongQuarter동림동23,07237,91021,71623,658
Duam 1-dongQuarter두암1동11,87110,2419,4388,183
Duam 2-dongQuarter두암2동23,74820,42619,06616,583
Duam 3-dongQuarter두암3동22,97119,86416,28913,596
Geonguk-dongQuarter건국동.........24,205
Ilgok-dongQuarter일곡동35,73135,12232,75330,234
Im-dongQuarter임동8,99310,5909,9168,321
Jungang-dongQuarter중앙동4,3253,2843,7333,207
Jungheung 1-dongQuarter중흥1동5,3054,2083,7864,910
Jungheung 2-dongQuarter중흥2동11,4489,3118,6987,005
Jungheung 3-dongQuarter중흥3동8,2427,2416,1514,891
Maegok-dongQuarter매곡동14,59316,03314,99414,073
Munheung 1-dongQuarter문흥1동23,00821,02018,84216,418
Munheung 2-dongQuarter문흥2동23,34520,79718,79716,459
Munhwa-dongQuarter문화동18,96116,60314,62818,792
Ochi 1-dongQuarter오치1동14,30513,16512,97311,438
Ochi 2-dongQuarter오치2동17,78815,27014,25712,557
Punghyang-dongQuarter풍향동9,5387,7925,4146,583
Samgak-dongQuarter삼각동14,69113,92513,06614,527
Seokgok-dongQuarter석곡동2,9182,4562,5522,477
Sinan-dongQuarter신안동14,85412,30012,00712,399
Sinyong-dongQuarter신용동.........29,431
Unam 1-dongQuarter운암1동8,09725,68121,22119,839
Unam 2-dongQuarter운암2동18,69815,20114,56912,755
Unam 3-dongQuarter운암3동20,35920,24718,64013,878
Usan-dongQuarter우산동18,90915,51113,83910,565
Yangsan-dongQuarter양산동......36,38838,773
Yongbong-dongQuarter용봉동41,58147,35948,40743,595
Dong-gu [East District]City District동구120,300104,639104,173106,005
Chungjang-dongQuarter충장동4,6184,6524,9004,811
Dongmyeong-dongQuarter동명동7,2246,1925,1764,132
Gyerim 1-dongQuarter계림1동9,3988,0588,1819,860
Gyerim 2-dongQuarter계림2동8,9639,44110,4247,850
Hagun-dongQuarter학운동15,58613,65013,42512,135
Hak-dongQuarter학동9,3806,9187,5218,312
Jisan 1-dongQuarter지산1동6,7156,0315,6345,045
Jisan 2-dongQuarter지산2동7,2666,5535,7895,281
Jiwon 1-dongQuarter지원1동10,2139,2598,7298,206
Jiwon 2-dongQuarter지원2동9,2868,1448,84916,369
Sansu 1-dongQuarter산수1동11,3228,9057,8078,718
Sansu 2-dongQuarter산수2동13,20311,15510,89910,284
Seonam-dongQuarter서남동7,1265,6816,8395,002
Gwangsan-guCity District광산구308,153370,586411,722422,502
Bia-dongQuarter비아동8,5398,0877,7957,958
Bollyang-dongQuarter본량동2,3252,4492,1051,939
Cheomdan 1-dongQuarter첨단1동26,54825,02723,34327,137
Cheomdan 2-dongQuarter첨단2동41,77744,04044,17745,689
Donggok-dongQuarter동곡동2,3751,9322,0121,810
Dosan-dongQuarter도산동17,24914,68414,28915,571
Eoryong-dongQuarter어룡동24,09322,93831,26534,776
Hanam-dongQuarter하남동3,96015,07323,19126,396
Imgok-dongQuarter임곡동2,7042,2382,2902,102
Pyeong-dongQuarter평동4,4653,7615,3436,408
Samdo-dongQuarter삼도동3,3542,8242,6262,736
Sinchang-dongQuarter신창동...33,98235,29135,746
Singa-dongQuarter신가동36,03524,33724,30519,715
Sinheung-dongQuarter신흥동6,3405,2154,7474,576
Songjeong 1-dongQuarter송정1동12,20112,72711,71611,450
Songjeong 2-dongQuarter송정2동7,3696,2406,0696,468
Suwan-dongQuarter수완동...46,14277,34877,215
Unnam-dongQuarter운남동38,17135,07532,43831,977
Usan-dongQuarter우산동28,97725,55425,26828,135
Wolgok 1-dongQuarter월곡1동17,56815,30614,23913,166
Wolgok 2-dongQuarter월곡2동24,10322,95521,86521,532
Nam-gu [South District]City District남구214,532215,270221,759214,860
Baegun 1-dongQuarter백운1동11,6978,45813,96912,267
Baegun 2-dongQuarter백운2동7,2566,0355,3696,475
Bangnim 1-dongQuarter방림1동6,9478,5287,9266,932
Bangnim 2-dongQuarter방림2동14,07711,95910,7078,956
Bongseon 1-dongQuarter봉선1동19,75416,66017,05313,905
Bongseon 2-dongQuarter봉선2동26,59928,85728,83128,712
Daechon-dongQuarter대촌동5,2095,9225,8775,789
Hyodeok-dongQuarter효덕동35,17947,77550,81047,344
Juwol 1-dongQuarter주월1동21,51720,28820,85019,910
Juwol 2-dongQuarter주월2동12,38010,8559,8558,398
Sajik-dongQuarter사직동7,2215,5255,2425,230
Songam-dongQuarter송암동6,8996,3998,69020,794
Wolsan 4-dongQuarter월산4동12,52510,74810,2889,087
Wolsan 5-dongQuarter월산5동9,4968,2227,6436,485
Wolsan-dongQuarter월산동12,4889,3259,5987,268
Yangnim-dongQuarter양림동5,2889,7149,0517,308
Seo-gu [West District]City District서구313,863305,230305,512294,854
Chipyeong-dongQuarter치평동32,95732,49031,36530,618
Dongcheon-dongQuarter동천동......17,80516,088
Geumho 1-dongQuarter금호1동25,62224,90823,35720,378
Geumho 2-dongQuarter금호2동27,95031,09528,70828,853
Gwangcheon-dongQuarter광천동9,9629,93810,2378,760
Hwajeong 1-dongQuarter화정1동18,67216,87516,55415,753
Hwajeong 2-dongQuarter화정2동20,92018,22311,97820,696
Hwajeong 3-dongQuarter화정3동13,25612,61011,86810,029
Hwajeong 4-dongQuarter화정4동23,59921,94819,53015,569
Nongseong 1-dongQuarter농성1동10,4738,4998,53110,921
Nongseong 2-dongQuarter농성2동6,6075,4525,7815,117
Pungam-dongQuarter풍암동40,12742,58041,30637,262
Sangmu 1-dongQuarter상무1동25,38726,93324,46824,816
Sangmu 2-dongQuarter상무2동27,92224,65125,26823,849
Seochang-dongQuarter서창동5,2115,6886,6856,525
Yang 3-dongQuarter양3동5,6495,1045,2244,707
Yang-dongQuarter양동6,2884,8834,4983,941
Yudeok-dongQuarter유덕동13,26113,35312,34910,972
GwangjuMetropolitan City광주광역시1,417,7161,475,7451,502,8811,477,573

Source: National Statistical Office of the Republic of Korea (web).

Explanation: Since 2015, a register-based census is performed. Nevertheless, the results are not consistent with the population figures from the resident registration that are higher by about 3.5% on average. Area figures are derived from geospatial data.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2020)
Males734,140
Females743,433
Age Groups (C 2020)
0-14 years194,754
15-64 years1,075,310
65+ years207,509
Age Distribution (C 2020)
0-9 years121,000
10-19 years155,531
20-29 years220,818
30-39 years192,329
40-49 years244,060
50-59 years237,751
60-69 years165,092
70-79 years94,012
80-89 years40,825
90+ years6,155
Nationality (C 2020)
Korea1,447,000
Other nationality30,573