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Jehovah’s Witnesses in South Korea

  • Jehovah’s Witnesses​—106,161

  • Congregations​—1,252

  • Attendance at the annual Memorial of Christ’s death​—138,920

  • Ratio of Jehovah’s Witnesses to population​—1 to 485

  • Population​—51,408,000

  • Witnesses Imprisoned for Their Faith​—0



Christian Neutrality in South Korea​—History of Faith and Courage

Since 1953, young Korean men who are Jehovah’s Witnesses have been imprisoned for conscientious objection to military service. In February 2019, this changed. Learn what led up to this history-making occasion.