Seoul

INDICATORS

Context and Governance
Male (m)
12.624.213
Inhabitants
Female (f)
12.649.611
Inhabitants
11.830
sq. km
Total
25.273.824
Inhabitants
 
2.136
Inhabitant per sqkm
2018
LSE Cities Analysis

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN THE METROPOLITAN AREA

Fiscal autonomy
64,30 %
National prominence
21,50 %
Total budget per capita
2.946,10
USD
Fiscal decentralization
(country level)
13,70 %
 
Territorial fragmentation
0,26
Metropolitan coordination
2
 
 
Economic Development
GDP per capita
25.703
USD/capita
Employment share by sector
Unemployment
Economic density
54.384.206
USD
Economic prominence
21,80 %
Informal economy
Unknown
 
Gender Equality
Share of elected women
15,60
Women in workforce
1
0,73
Gender pay gap
Unknown
Female school-aged population enrolled
94
 
Environmental Sustainability
Green space
3,50
m2
Air quality (PM2.5)
26,70
μg/m3
Carbon emissions
5,70
metric tons
Car ownership
29,30
passenger cars
Wastewater collection coverage
96,60 %
Waste generated per capita
329,30
KG
Renewable energy use
3,40 %
Quality of Life
Life expectancy (metropolitan)
 
Access to public transportation
70,80 %
Affordability of housing
18,10
Higher education enrolment
 
Fragile cities index
1,47