South Korea: Medical tourism profile
|Inbound medical tourism 2019||400,000|
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|Tourists 2019||17.50 million|
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|Population 2021||51.3 million|
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The Republic of Korea is known as South Korea to show it is separate from The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, known better as North Korea.
Medical tourism numbers in
The number of foreign patients was on a sharp increase for years, with the government actively promoting medical tourism.
Medical tourism numbers out
Many thousands, but no data known.
Medical tourism promotion
Korea is very active and there is website Visit Medical Korea. There are several medical tourism packages on offer. The site offers information on the top 50 hospitals for cosmetic surgery, medical screening and other services in English, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic and Russian.