South Korea Building Permits

1979 - 2022 | Monthly | Unit | CEIC Data

Key information about South Korea Building Permits

  • South Korea Building Permits data was reported at 17,767.000 Unit in Jun 2022.
  • This records a decrease from the previous number of 20,794.000 Unit for May 2022.
  • South Korea Building Permits data is updated monthly, averaging 13,491.000 Unit from Oct 1979 to Jun 2022, with 513 observations.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 27,703.000 Unit in Jul 2018 and a record low of 2,180.000 Unit in Jan 1986.
  • South Korea Building Permits data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data.
  • The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Building Permits: Monthly: Asia.

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport provides monthly Building Permits.

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South Korea Building Permits

What was South Korea's Building Permits in Jun 2022?

South Korea Building Permits data was reported at 17,767.000 Unit in Jun 2022. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
17,767.000 Jun 2022 20,794.000 May 2022 2,180.000 Jan 1986 27,703.000 Jul 2018 Unit monthly Oct 1979 - Jun 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Unit) 397.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Algeria (Unit) 12,776.000 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2019
Australia (Unit) 22,689.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 2001 - Jun 2022
Austria (Unit) 6,401.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Belgium (Unit) 2,689.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2022
Bolivia (Unit) 377.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Unit) 370.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jun 2022
Brazil (Unit) 43.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Bulgaria (Unit) 2,939.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Canada (Unit) 38,948.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2018 - Apr 2022
Chile (Unit) 9,129.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Colombia (Unit) 22,003.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Apr 2022
Croatia (Unit) 769.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2022
Cyprus (Unit) 560.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Czech Republic (Unit) 8,035.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2022
Denmark (Unit) 2,474.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (Unit) 24,764.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Estonia (Unit) 2,060.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Finland (Unit) 3,831.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2022
Georgia (Unit) 10,095.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Germany (Unit) 19,972.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
Greece (Unit) 1,977.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2022
Hungary (Unit) 1,707.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2022
Iran (Unit) 24,844.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1978 - Dec 2021
Ireland (Unit) 7,742.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2022
Italy (Unit) 15,440.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Jordan (Unit) 1,641.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
South Korea (Unit) 17,767.000 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 1979 - Jun 2022
Latvia (Unit) 1,062.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (Unit) 2,168.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (Unit) 243.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (Unit) 337.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2022
Malta (Unit) 750.000 Dec 2016 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2016
Mauritius (Unit) 6,237.000 2020 yearly 1979 - 2020
Montenegro (Unit) 64.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Morocco (Unit) 3,956.000 Dec 2013 monthly Apr 1997 - Dec 2013
Netherlands (Unit) 2,117.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2022
New Zealand (Unit) 7,492.000 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 1990 - Jun 2022
Oman (Unit) 46,240.000 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (Unit) 3,271.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Panama (Unit) 1,244.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2022
Philippines (Unit) 12,522.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2021
Poland (Unit) 34,810.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Portugal (Unit) 6,822.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1971 - Mar 2022
Qatar (Unit) 3,892.000 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Romania (Unit) 4,594.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jun 2022
Saudi Arabia (Unit) 145,661.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Serbia (Unit) 2,349.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Slovakia (Unit) 3,063.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (Unit) 481.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jun 2022
South Africa (Unit) 5,930.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Spain (Unit) 2,358.000 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2020
Sweden (Unit) 3,304,763.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (Unit) 11,920.000 2016 yearly 2012 - 2016
Taiwan (Unit) 3,504.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Thailand (Unit) 21,198.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2022
Turkey (Unit) 26,040.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
United States (Unit) 157,200.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1959 - Jun 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -21,730.631 May 2022 monthly Jul 1999 - May 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 22,619.654 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 12.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 810,483.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 46.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KRW bn) 684,811.974 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KRW bn) 1,629,552.106 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (KRW bn) 652,946.020 2027 yearly 1995 - 2027
National Debt (ND) (KRW bn) 967,200.000 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Central Govt Debt (KRW bn) 981,941.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2022
Central Govt Debt: Foreign (KRW bn) 11,410.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Central Govt Debt: Short-Term (KRW bn) 0.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2022
Central Govt Debt: Domestic (KRW bn) 970,531.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Central Govt Debt: Medium & Long Term (KRW bn) 981,876.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2022
Public Sector Debt (KRW bn) 1,280,000.000 2020 yearly 2011 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.462 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -4,669.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 60,700.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1966 - Jul 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 9.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1967 - Jul 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,963,640.310 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,047,992.267 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 4,845,665.680 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 65,369.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1966 - Jul 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 21.8 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1967 - Jul 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 4,549,717.568 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,847,191.209 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 9,996.000 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 6,687.000 Jul 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Jul 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 13,243.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 13,818.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jul 2022
Imports: First 10 days (USD mn) 21,306.782 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2016 - Jul 2022
Exports: First 10 days (USD mn) 15,771.314 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2016 - Jul 2022
Trade Balance: First 10 days (USD mn) -5,535.468 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2016 - Jul 2022
Imports: Natural Gas: Quantity (Ton th) 4,552.00 Feb 2018 monthly Nov 1990 - Feb 2018
Motor Vehicle: Exports (Unit) 171,765.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 5,469.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 3,832.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (USD mn) 3,832.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,367.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 11,239.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -3,514.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 14,753.800 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 654,097.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 34.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 174,917.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 9.1 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 760.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 94.181 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 695,979.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: G&S: Goods: Exports fob (USD mn) 53,778.700 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CA: Secondary Incomes: Credit (USD mn) 873.600 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CF: FA: PI: Portfolio Investment Asset (PIA) (USD mn) 3,416.100 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CF: FA: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) -2,828.400 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CA: G&S: SV: Debit (USD mn) 10,277.700 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CF: FA: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) 407.400 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CF: FA: FD: Liabilities (USD mn) -4,206.800 May 2018 monthly Mar 1987 - May 2018
BoP: CA: G&S: SV: Credit (USD mn) 8,183.800 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CF: FA: DI: Direct Investment Assets (USD mn) 6,294.200 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CF: FA: FD: Assets (USD mn) -4,690.900 May 2018 monthly Mar 1987 - May 2018
BoP: CA: G&S: Goods: Imports fob (USD mn) 42,392.700 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CA: Secondary Incomes: Debit (USD mn) 1,713.900 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CF: FA: PI: Portfolio Investment Liabilities (PIL) (USD mn) 3,008.700 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CF: FA: OI: Other Investment Assets (OIA) (USD mn) 4,833.400 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CA: G&S: Services (SV) (USD mn) -2,093.900 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CF: FA: Direct Investment (DI) (USD mn) 6,056.900 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: CF: FA: Financial Derivatives (FD) (USD mn) -484.100 May 2018 monthly Mar 1987 - May 2018
BoP: CF: FA: OI: Other Investment Liabilities (OIL) (USD mn) 7,661.800 May 2018 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2018
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Services: Debit (USD mn) 11,771.800 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Services (USD mn) -686.900 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Goods: Imports fob (USD mn) 58,282.400 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Goods: Exports fob (USD mn) 62,095.300 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
BoP: sa: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn) -253.900 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
BoP: sa: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 3,479.300 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
BoP: sa: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn) 741.400 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Goods (USD mn) 3,812.900 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
BoP: sa: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) 960.700 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
BoP: sa: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn) 995.300 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
BoP: sa: CA: G&S: Services: Credit (USD mn) 11,084.900 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
BoP: sa: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 2,308.200 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Apr 2022
International Investment Position: Net (USD mn) 695,979.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
International Investment Position: Liabilities (USD mn) 1,493,319.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
International Investment Position: Assets (USD mn) 2,189,299.200 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Gross: Long Term (LT) (USD mn) 479,180.100 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
Outward Direct Investment: Total Invested: USA (USD mn) 3,925.350 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
Outward Direct Investment: Total Invested: Indonesia (USD mn) 82.369 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
Outward Direct Investment: Total Invested: China (USD mn) 841.684 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
Outward Direct Investment: Total Invested (USD mn) 9,841.501 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
Outward Direct Investment: Total Invested: Hong Kong (USD mn) 58.667 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
Outward Direct Investment: Total Invested: Vietnam (USD mn) 205.458 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
ODI: Total Invested: Mining (USD mn) 487.801 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
ODI: Total Invested: Real Estate (USD mn) 725,563.42 Jun 2018 monthly Dec 1980 - Jun 2018
ODI: Total Invested: Manufacturing (USD mn) 3,539.785 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
ODI: Total Invested: Financing and Insurance (USD mn) 3,446.897 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 1981 - Mar 2022
ODI: Total Invested: Wholesale and Retail sales (USD mn) 216.659 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
Smalll Business Health Index (SBHI): Economic Outlook (EO) (Index) 78.800 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Jul 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 0.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 108.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 6,572.737 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 1,121,794.604 May 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - May 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 2,991,004.503 May 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - May 2022
M2 Growth (%) 9.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - May 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 7.0 Jul 2022 monthly Nov 1979 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 414,491.9 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 7.000 Jul 2022 monthly Nov 1979 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 4,794.759 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 1,929,089.439 May 2022 monthly Sep 1992 - May 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.0 May 2022 monthly Sep 1993 - May 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 3,301,260.0 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 11.7 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Debt Service Ratio: Households (%) 12.700 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 21.100 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 1,843.717 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1962 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 3,763.097 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1962 - Sep 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,874,384.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 1,699,550.500 May 2022 monthly Jan 1965 - May 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 7.06 May 2022 monthly Jan 1966 - May 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 173.63 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: New M2: Certificate of Deposit (KRW bn) 24,533.00 Mar 2018 monthly Jun 1984 - Mar 2018
Money Supply: New M2: sa (KRW bn) 3,656,057.600 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Apr 2022
Money Supply: New M1: sa (KRW bn) 1,387,581.400 May 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - May 2022
Deposits: CSB: Households (KRW bn) 614,344.50 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2018
Deposits: CSB: Corporations (KRW bn) 396,621.30 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2018
Loans of CSBs: CH: Corporate (KRW bn) 796,021.70 Mar 2018 monthly Dec 2006 - Mar 2018
Loans of Commercial and Specialized Banks (CSB): Total (KRW bn) 1,525,815.40 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 1965 - Mar 2018
KR: Non-performing Loans (NPL): Commercial & Specialized Banks (KRW bn) 12,186.500 Dec 2018 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2018
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -14.0 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Aug 2022
Busniess Survey Index: Forecast: Manufacturing: sa (NA) 81.000 Jul 2018 monthly Feb 2003 - Jul 2018
Business Survey Index: Actual: Non-manufacturing: sa (NA) 79.000 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2018
Business Survey Index: Actual: Manufacturing: sa (NA) 79.000 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2018
Business Survey Index: Forecast: Non-manufacturing: sa (NA) 81.000 Jul 2018 monthly Feb 2003 - Jul 2018
BSI: Forecast: BC: Services (NA) 81.000 Jul 2018 monthly Sep 2009 - Jul 2018
BSI: Forecast: BC: Services: Construction (NA) 71.000 Aug 2022 monthly Sep 2009 - Aug 2022
BSI: Forecast: BC: Manufacturing (NA) 78.000 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 2003 - Aug 2022
Business Survey Index: Forecast: Business Condition: All Industries (NA) 79.000 Aug 2022 monthly Feb 2003 - Aug 2022
BSI: Forecast: BC: Services: Wholesale and Retail Trade (NA) 76.000 Aug 2022 monthly Sep 2009 - Aug 2022

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