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Number of Foreign Residents Rises 23 Percent

July 16, 2009

The number of foreigners residing in Korea was 891,341 as of May this year, up 168,655, or 23.3 percent, from 722,686 last year. The main reason is introduction of a working visit visa system early last year, which facilitates employment of ethnic Koreans from China in Korea.

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