According to statistics released by the Ministry of Public Administration and Security, in 2012 there were 10,406 foreigners residing on Jeju. This is 1.8 percent of the nearly 580,000 people living on the island. The total breaks down to 5,533 men and 4,873 women. Of those, 7,119 lived in Jeju City (3,615 men and 3,504 women) and 3,287 lived in Seogwipo City (1,918 men and 1,369 women).