According to Statistics Korea, Seoul topped the list of 16 cities and provinces in per capita disposable income for a second consecutive year.
Residents of Seoul earned 21.43 million won ($19,000) on average last year and 20.51 million won in 2016, the data showed.
Income per capita was 18.45 million won nationwide, on average.
South Jeolla Province had the lowest earners in the nation for five straight years, with the average resident making more than 5 million won less each year than a resident of Seoul. The province has been at the bottom of the list since 2013.
By Choi Ji-won (email@example.com)