North Korea Facts and Figures

In our section North Korea Facts & Figures we offer statistics about different aspects of the DPRK. If interested in non-statistical information about the DPRK, such as information on Kim Il Sung or Kim Jong Il, please go to our North Korea Information section. For specific facts and figures on North Korea please see the sections below:

north korean people

Population of North Korea - population structure, languages, religions.

north korea military

North Korea Military - information on the Korean People's Army (KPA) and its different divisions and history.

north korea economy Economy of North Korea - The DPRK has recently seen an increase in direct foreign investment, with South Korean companies operating there. The Figures given by the DPRK are limited which is why the information here comes from various sources. Data may not be 100% reliable given that DRPK economic figures are largely derived from economic model estimates.

Geography of North Korea

Geography of North Korea - geographical features, climate, topography of the DPRK.



Please click on our Koryo Dynasty page to go from our North Korea Facts page to read about one of the strongest kingdoms in the history of the Korean peninsula.

You may also find the USS Pueblo Incident interesting to read about as it was seen as a major direct confrontational moment between the DPRK and the US during the Cold War and lasted almost an entire year.