Reasons for K-pop popularity worldwide 2019

In a survey conducted in 17 countries in 2019, around 19.6 pecent of respondents stated that the genre K-pop is popualr in their country for catchy rhythm and chorus. Also, 67 percent of respondents answered that K-pop is "popular" in their country.

Main reasons for South Korean pop music's (K-pop) popularity worldwide in 2019

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Release date

February 2020

Region

Worldwide, South Korea

Survey time period

October 4 to October 20, 2019

Number of respondents

5,665 foreigners in worldwide*

Age group

15-59 years

Special properties

respondents who experienced South Korean music contents

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

*This survey was conducted in the following 17 countries: China, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, Australia, United States, Brazil, France, UK, Russia, Turkey, UAE, and South Africa.

Original question: "Why do you think K-pop became so popular?"

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