A bibliographical analysis on folktale studies in Korea by Soyoung Yoo This study is aimed primarily at taking a view of the scope and depth of folktale studies in Korea and analysing their subjects study and directions. By doing so, the researcher hopes that this can be of help to users of those studies. The researcher collected all the studies in this field since 1945 and analysed them through SAS program. Thus, the researcher found the studies on Korean folktales started in late 1960’s and flourished and diversified in the middle of the 1990s. The researcher divided the collected materials into two categories, i.e., the study materials which focused on folktales themselves and studies for the exploration of applications of folktales for other purposes. Former analytical study on folktale study themselves is shown to be composed of events, characters, themes and psychological as well as value analysis. there are some comparative studies with folktales of other countries. Latter studies show that the studies are mostly for language educational purpose. Furthermore, they are for illustration, animation, traditional design, costumes studies and theme parks. There are some other studies.