Jeju Special Self-Governing Province (Republic of Korea)

Being  a volcanic island located in the southwestern sea of Korea, Jeju is home to three designated UNESCO sites in natural sciences; Biosphere Reserve, World Natural Heritage Site, and Global Geopark. In 2011 Jeju was selected as one of the World New7Wonders of Nature. It aims to conserve its pristine and remarkable natural environment with its sustainable development plans.  

Population

  • 592,440 (2012)

Number of Households

  • 232,141 (2012)

Land Area

  • 1,849.2k㎡

Population Density

  • 303.9 persons/k㎡

Gross City Product per Industry

    • Primary Industry:  1,055.9 million US$
    • Secondary Industry:  235.4 million US$
    • Tertiary Industry:  6,304.8 million US$
    •   (2011) 

Number of Employees per Industry

    • Primary Industry:  17.9%
    • Secondary Industry:  4.1%
    • Tertiary Industry:  78%
    • (47,144 Establishments, 203,757 Employees)
    •    (2012) 

Annual Income per Capita

  • 16,316 US$ (2011)

Major Industries and Products

    Tourism, Citrus Industry, Mineral water, Wind power 

Top 3 Export Industries (in terms of value of exports)

    • 【Export Products / Import Products】
    • Food / Chemicals and related products
    • Machinery and transport equipment / Food
    • Crude materials (except fuels) / Manufactured articles
    •  
    • 【Amount of Trade (Exports / Imports)】
    • 108.345 million  US$ / 316.982 million US$
    •   (2012)  

Major Policies

    Free International City where citizens are happy 

Major Projects

    Job creation, Nurturing Primary industry, Promotion of Jeju tourism, and construction of environmental and cultural city 

Revenue of the city budget

  • 2,638.2 million US$ (2011)

Number of City Employees

  • 5,056 (2012)

Sister Cities (Countries), etc.

    • 【Bilateral Partnerships】
    • Hawaii (USA), Bali (Indonesia), Sakhalin (Russia), Madeira (Portugal), Hainan (China), Kien Giang(Vietnam), Taipei (Taiwan), Tasmania (Australia), Shizuoka (Japan), Dalian (China), Shanghai(China), Aomori(Japan)
    • 【Inter-city Networks】
    • UCLG, NEAR, Pacific Rim Park City Summit

Others

    • [Annual Airport Passengers  (enter / leave)]
    •  18,443,047   (enter 9,175,005 / leave 9,268,042)
    •    (2012)
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    • [City Logo/ Emblem]
    • jeju_logo.png
    •  
    • [City Tree, City Flower, City Bird]
    •  Camphor Tree
    •  Korean Rhododendron
    •  Jeju five-colored woodpecker
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