December 15, 2006
Note: Countries are listed in alphabetical order.
|Major countries of destination of migrants
from North Korea are
South Korea, Germany, Hong Kong, and Japan.
Matrix, the Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation
Population Division. 2006. Trends in Total Migrant Stock: The 2005 Revision. POP/DB/MIG/Rev.2005
|According to UN Population Division
estimates, the international migrant population was reported to be
0.2 percent (36,765) of the total population of North Korea in 2005.**
**There were no data on either the foreign or the foreign-born population for
North Korea. Therefore, the estimate is an inputed value.
For more data details, go to the Development Research Centre
on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty:
Migration Information Source:
More information about North Korea: http://migrationinformation.org/
North Korea's Resources:
Democratic People's Republic of Korea: http://www.korea-dpr.com/
* The conventional long form: Democratic People's Republic