Demographics of North Korea

Religions and Ethnicity
Religionstraditionally Buddhist and Confucianist, some Christian and syncretic Chondogyo (Religion of the Heavenly Way)
autonomous religious activities now almost nonexistent; government-sponsored religious groups exist to provide illusion of religious freedom
Ethnic groupsracially homogeneous; there is a small Chinese community and a few ethnic Japanese
Diabetes prevalence6.74 % of population ages 20 to 79
Intentional homicides5.20 per 100,000 people (2012)
Total Population24.9 Million (2014)24.7 Million (2013)24.6 Million (2012)
Total Population of North Korea
Population Growth0.53 % (2014)0.53 % (2013)0.54 % (2012)
Population Growth of North Korea
Land per Capita0.00 Square kilometer per capita
Population density206 capita per square kilometer (2014)205 capita per square kilometer (2013)204 capita per square kilometer (2012)
Population density of North Korea
Technology and Infrastructure
Mobile cellular subscriptions9.72 per 100 people (2013)6.87 per 100 people (2012)4.06 per 100 people (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions of North Korea