Graphic charts the number of North Koreans to defect to South Korea since 2001and maps the typical routes to South Korea by North Korean defectors through China and South-East Asia.
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North Korean defector numbers slump

By Ninian Carter

January 8, 2018 - Fewer than 100 North Koreans a month defected to South Korea in 2017, the lowest figure since 2001, as both Pyongyang and Beijing tighten controls on the movement of people.

PUBLISHED: 08/01/2018; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Associated Press
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