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No. of foreigners living in S. Korea exceeds 2.5 mil. for first time in 2019 Updated: 2020-02-17 16:33:17 KST

The number of foreigners living in South Korea has surpassed two.five million for the first time.
According to the justice ministry, the number of foreign residents stood at two.5-2 million as of the end of December, …up six.six percent from the previous year.
Foreigners now account for nearly five percent of the nation's entire population …with the largest number from China, …followed by Vietnam and Thailand.
The number of foreigners staying in the country illegally also rose by almost 10 percent on-year, …surpassing 390-thousand.
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