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South Korea External Debt: % of GDP

1994 - 2017 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Korea's External Debt accounted for 27.3 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2017, compared with the ratio of 27.1 % in the previous year. Korea's External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1994 to Dec 2017. The data reached an all-time high of 40.6 % in Dec 1998 and a record low of 17.8 % in Dec 1994. CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. The Bank of Korea provides External Debt in USD and Nominal GDP in local currency. Federal Reserve Board average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

In the latest reports of Korea, Current Account recorded a surplus of 8.4 USD bn in May 2018. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 237.3 USD mn in May 2018. Korea's Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 6.3 USD bn in May 2018. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 10.1 USD bn in Mar 2018. The country's External Debt reached 433,886.7 in Mar 2018. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 410.6 USD bn in Mar 2018.

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What was South Korea's External Debt: % of GDP in 2017?

Last

27.3

2017
Previous

27.1

2016
Min

17.8

1994
Max

40.6

1998
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

1994 - 2017

Updated on 30 Apr 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

27.3

2017

27.1

2016

17.8

1994

40.6

1998

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 30 Apr 2018

View South Korea's External Debt: % of GDP from 1994 to 2017 in the chart:

Korea External Debt: % of GDP

Series Details
Series ID

284323202

Name

Korea External Debt: % of GDP

Country

Korea

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Data

First Date

1994

Last Date

2017

Last Updated

30 Apr 2018

Statistics
Mean

27.2

Variance

39.8

Standard deviation

6.3

Skewness

0.2

Kurtosis

-0.6

Coefficient variation

0.2

Median

28.0

Max
1998

40.6

Min
1994

17.8

Previous observation
2016

27.1

Last observation
2017

27.3

Number of Observations

24

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Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

68.5

2017

73.4

2016

14.8

1996

89.2

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Algeria

2.4

2016

1.8

2015

1.6

2013

75.1

1995

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-08
Argentina

37.0

2017

32.8

2016

25.5

2013

104.0

2004

%

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-26
Armenia

91.2

2017

94.4

2016

29.6

2008

94.4

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Australia

117.2

2017

125.4

2016

43.3

1988

128.5

2015

%

yearly

1988 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-06
Austria

151.3

2017

165.1

2016

80.9

1997

205.6

2008

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Azerbaijan

22.8

Dec 2017

24.3

Sep 2017

5.1

Sep 2008

24.3

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-01
Belarus

71.2

Mar 2018

73.4

Dec 2017

16.0

Dec 2000

78.0

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-15
Belgium

256.7

2017

274.1

2016

244.9

2013

323.3

2008

%

yearly

2007 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Bolivia

21.4

2016

20.0

2015

14.6

2008

77.6

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-27
Bosnia and Herzegovina

26.0

2017

29.7

2016

16.6

2008

43.5

1999

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-24
Botswana

8.8

2018

9.5

2017

3.1

2009

13.9

2013

%

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Brazil

26.5

2017

30.5

2016

15.5

2008

44.8

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-10
Bulgaria

66.1

2017

71.1

2016

57.2

2003

101.3

2009

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Cambodia

43.3

2016

43.8

2015

25.6

2010

43.8

2015

%

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2018-06-04
Canada

115.2

2017

115.9

2016

57.4

2007

115.9

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-13
Chile

65.4

2017

66.7

2016

24.0

1973

118.7

1985

%

yearly

1971 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
China

14.0

2017

12.6

2016

5.1

1985

17.0

2014

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Colombia

39.6

2017

42.5

2016

15.3

1980

42.5

2016

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-07
Croatia

87.0

2017

85.1

2016

42.2

1998

108.4

2013

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-08
Cyprus

557.2

2017

588.9

2016

180.7

2004

686.7

2009

%

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-06
Czech Republic

86.7

2017

73.4

2016

28.8

1995

86.7

2017

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Denmark

157.6

2017

160.4

2016

142.9

2005

185.4

2010

%

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Ecuador

38.6

2017

34.5

2016

18.1

2012

115.8

1989

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Egypt

36.1

Dec 2017

36.1

Sep 2017

12.0

Sep 2012

41.5

Jun 2003

%

quarterly

Jun 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Estonia

84.8

2017

90.4

2016

32.9

1996

122.1

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-07
European Union

121.4

2017

127.5

2016

111.8

2009

128.1

2015

%

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-20
Finland

184.7

2017

198.5

2016

64.6

1991

227.5

2012

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
France

210.8

2017

213.5

2016

121.9

2004

213.5

2016

%

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Georgia

113.9

2017

110.3

2016

36.5

2006

113.9

2017

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Germany

140.5

2017

148.0

2016

93.5

1999

165.1

2012

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Greece

227.8

2017

247.8

2016

91.1

2003

250.4

2015

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Hong Kong

459.2

2017

422.4

2016

218.2

2002

459.2

2017

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-11
Hungary

105.8

2017

121.6

2016

104.7

2006

180.7

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-21
Iceland

88.9

2017

117.2

2016

54.4

1990

958.0

2008

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
India

20.5

2018

20.0

2017

10.7

1980

37.5

1992

%

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Indonesia

34.8

2017

34.3

2016

25.3

2011

58.3

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-15
Iran

2.4

2018

2.0

2017

1.2

2015

36.2

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Ireland

683.6

2017

766.3

2016

399.2

2002

1,091.5

2010

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Israel

25.4

2017

27.6

2016

25.4

2017

58.5

2002

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Italy

124.2

2017

123.2

2016

79.2

2002

125.2

2015

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-11
Ivory Coast

28.2

2014

26.2

2013

26.2

2013

97.6

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2014

Updated on 2017-02-06
Japan

74.4

2017

74.2

2016

28.1

2003

74.4

2017

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-08
Jordan

73.0

2017

70.5

2016

18.6

1970

223.3

1991

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Kazakhstan

102.2

Mar 2018

105.4

Dec 2017

63.5

Dec 2013

121.5

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
Kenya

30.3

2017

26.4

2016

18.4

2011

30.3

2017

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
South Korea

27.3

2017

27.1

2016

17.8

1994

40.6

1998

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Kosovo

33.3

2017

33.2

2016

15.0

2007

33.3

2017

%

yearly

2007 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-15
Kyrgyzstan

107.5

2017

116.3

2016

81.8

2008

120.6

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-11
Laos

50.0

2017

48.5

2016

36.5

2011

101.0

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-17
Latvia

129.8

Mar 2018

140.9

Dec 2017

54.7

Mar 2000

168.1

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Lebanon

54.0

2016

53.6

2015

51.5

2011

90.9

2006

%

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-30
Lithuania

83.2

2017

85.5

2016

28.3

1996

86.7

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-01
Luxembourg

6,306.7

2017

7,086.9

2016

2,702.0

2002

7,086.9

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Macedonia

73.6

2017

74.2

2016

45.4

2004

74.2

2016

%

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-10
Malawi

39.4

2014

33.6

2013

15.0

2006

39.4

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2017-02-03
Malaysia

65.0

2017

74.3

2016

52.9

2010

74.3

2016

%

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-17
Malta

809.2

2017

849.3

2016

495.3

2004

1,150.6

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-18
Mauritius

1,431.4

2017

1,427.9

2016

1,124.7

2014

2,059.1

2011

%

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Mexico

38.0

2017

38.5

2016

17.7

2006

38.5

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-02
Moldova

85.8

2017

92.4

2016

67.4

2008

133.8

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-12
Mongolia

246.9

2017

220.7

2016

26.9

1992

246.9

2017

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Montenegro

61.9

2016

65.6

2015

32.6

2006

69.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-13
Morocco

46.0

2017

47.2

2016

19.7

1974

124.8

1985

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Nepal

17.3

2016

16.1

2015

16.1

2015

47.9

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Netherlands

519.6

2017

545.5

2016

361.2

2003

550.7

2015

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-20
New Zealand

95.9

2017

98.8

2016

76.9

1994

123.4

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-20
Nigeria

5.1

2017

2.8

2016

1.1

2008

57.2

1991

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-21
Norway

162.0

2017

169.6

2016

95.8

2004

171.8

2008

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-20
Pakistan

27.4

2017

26.5

2016

24.1

2015

41.8

2002

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-15
Panama

29.7

2017

29.2

2016

27.0

2012

65.2

1995

%

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Paraguay

40.4

2017

43.1

2016

40.3

2014

215.2

2002

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-24
Peru

35.7

2017

38.2

2016

28.1

2011

99.1

1985

%

yearly

1980 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-25
Philippines

23.3

2017

24.5

2016

23.3

2017

76.4

2001

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-07
Poland

66.7

2017

75.9

2016

32.4

1996

75.9

2016

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Portugal

211.1

2017

215.3

2016

63.4

1996

237.7

2012

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Qatar

83.0

2010

85.7

2009

40.0

2005

85.7

2009

%

yearly

2000 - 2010

Updated on 2018-04-20
Romania

49.7

2017

54.4

2016

18.1

1995

75.5

2012

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-06
Russia

32.8

2017

39.8

2016

26.3

2011

90.9

1999

%

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Serbia

69.9

2017

76.5

2016

48.3

2004

135.0

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-10
Singapore

432.2

2017

448.3

2016

420.8

2012

508.8

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Slovakia

110.8

2017

90.9

2016

28.9

1995

110.8

2017

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Slovenia

101.2

2017

110.9

2016

48.8

2002

125.5

2014

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-03
South Africa

49.6

2017

48.2

2016

18.9

2005

49.6

2017

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Spain

164.9

2017

166.7

2016

74.4

2000

168.6

2015

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-25
Sri Lanka

59.5

2017

57.9

2016

38.8

2008

60.5

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-18
Sudan

38.3

2017

42.1

2016

38.3

2017

132.3

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-24
Sweden

178.4

2017

175.7

2016

91.8

1997

201.4

2009

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-04
Switzerland

268.8

2017

262.5

2016

176.4

1999

296.0

2007

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-31
Taiwan

31.8

2017

32.5

2016

10.5

2000

33.5

2014

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-25
Tajikistan

32.7

2016

27.9

2015

22.7

2014

108.2

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017-04-03
Thailand

35.4

Mar 2018

35.3

Dec 2017

26.4

Jun 2009

37.4

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Tunisia

55.8

2012

52.6

2011

49.4

2008

62.6

2003

%

yearly

2002 - 2012

Updated on 2018-07-10
Turkey

53.3

2017

47.4

2016

26.1

1990

55.8

2001

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Ukraine

103.9

2017

121.7

2016

11.8

1993

130.4

2015

%

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
United Kingdom

312.6

2017

309.2

2016

116.3

1987

401.3

2008

%

yearly

1987 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
United States

97.6

2017

96.4

2016

60.6

2003

99.8

2011

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-27
Uruguay

65.3

2017

75.5

2016

38.2

2011

109.8

2003

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Venezuela

22.7

2014

33.0

2013

17.2

2008

48.6

2003

%

yearly

1997 - 2014

Updated on 2018-04-30
Vietnam

26.3

2015

25.8

2014

22.0

2008

29.7

2004

%

yearly

2002 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-24
Yemen

20.9

2013

22.6

2012

19.4

2008

34.2

2004

%

yearly

2004 - 2013

Updated on 2018-07-12

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Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Aluminum: Exports

2,276,671.62

2017

1,859,956.65

2016

395,296.70

1996

2,276,671.62

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Bank Lending Rate

3.65

Jun 2018

3.68

May 2018

3.23

Aug 2016

17.01

Jan 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1996 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Building Permits

23,886.00

Jun 2018

26,059.00

May 2018

2,180.00

Jan 1986

27,193.00

Jul 2016

Unit

monthly

Oct 1979 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Business Confidence Growth

0.0

Jul 2018

-5.0

Jun 2018

-46.0

Jan 2009

51.0

Mar 2010

% Point

monthly

Feb 2004 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Business Confidence: Net Balance

-20.0

Jul 2018

-21.0

Jun 2018

-57.0

Jan 2009

5.0

May 2010

% Point

monthly

Feb 2003 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

1.78

Jun 2018

2.52

May 2018

-4.50

Feb 1987

15.62

Mar 1988

%

monthly

Jan 1986 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Capital Adequacy Ratio

15.4

Mar 2018

15.3

Dec 2017

10.5

Mar 2001

15.4

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Coal Consumption

86.31

2017

81.87

2016

4.95

1965

86.31

2017

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Coal Production

0.71

2017

0.78

2016

0.71

2017

10.69

1988

TOE mn

yearly

1981 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

1.4

2017

1.0

2016

-4.5

1972

3.6

2007

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Consumer Confidence Growth

-9.9

Jul 2018

-5.3

Jun 2018

-14.6

Dec 2011

45.3

Dec 2009

% Point

monthly

Jul 2009 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
Consumer Confidence: Net Balance

1.0

Jul 2018

5.5

Jun 2018

-30.6

Dec 2008

20.6

Oct 2009

% Point

monthly

Jul 2008 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.5

Jun 2018

1.5

May 2018

-12.0

Apr 1958

122.1

Oct 1952

%

monthly

Aug 1952 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Container Port Throughput

26,373,000.00

2016

25,477,000.00

2015

15,699,663.28

2009

26,373,000.00

2016

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Core CPI Change

1.18

Jun 2018

1.30

May 2018

-0.35

May 1999

30.47

Dec 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Credit to Households

1,537.32

Dec 2017

1,408.08

Sep 2017

0.04

Jun 1964

1,537.32

Dec 2017

USD bn

quarterly

Dec 1962 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-06-05
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

3,132.23

Dec 2017

2,894.35

Sep 2017

0.54

Jun 1964

3,132.23

Dec 2017

USD bn

quarterly

Dec 1962 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-06-05
Crude Oil: Imports

3,040.60

2017

2,928.00

2016

1,714.50

1995

3,040.60

2017

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-12
Current Account Balance

8,427.0

May 2018

4,975.6

Apr 2018

-4,154.2

Aug 2008

11,452.0

Jan 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-04
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

3.9

Mar 2018

4.4

Dec 2017

-13.1

Mar 1980

16.0

Mar 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Debt Service Ratio: Households

12.10

Dec 2017

12.00

Sep 2017

8.50

Dec 1999

12.20

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-06-05
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector

19.80

Dec 2017

19.90

Sep 2017

16.70

Mar 2005

25.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-06-05
Direct Investment Abroad

6,294.2

May 2018

2,144.2

Apr 2018

-59.8

Aug 2001

6,660.2

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-04
Domestic Credit

2,667,346.5

May 2018

2,660,171.4

Apr 2018

676,007.4

Jan 2002

2,667,346.5

May 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2001 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Domestic Credit Growth

6.6

May 2018

5.9

Apr 2018

-0.5

Feb 2010

22.3

Nov 2008

%

monthly

Dec 2002 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Electricity Production

44,242

May 2018

43,106

Apr 2018

94

Aug 1961

53,321

Jan 2018

GWh

monthly

Jul 1961 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Employed Persons

26,798,000.00

Jun 2018

26,751,000.00

May 2018

13,715,000.00

Jan 1984

26,922,000.00

Jan 2018

Person

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
Equity Market Index

2,326.1

Jun 2018

2,423.0

May 2018

93.7

Jan 1976

2,566.5

Jan 2018

04Jan1980=100

monthly

Jan 1976 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Exchange Rate against USD

1,094.355

Jun 2018

1,076.659

May 2018

50.000

Jan 1960

1,707.300

Jan 1998

KRW/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Exports: ICT Goods

110,330,659.89

2016

114,409,990.28

2015

44,871,139.73

2001

114,409,990.28

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

920,389.85

2017

793,492.79

2016

50,071.58

1995

920,389.85

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

2,289,264.03

2017

1,954,069.28

2016

204,683.35

2001

2,289,264.03

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

10,179,216.35

2017

32,172,639.89

2016

4,243,656.70

1995

41,998,174.01

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Exports: Television

1,842,228.95

2017

1,617,232.04

2016

1,133,002.11

1998

3,451,954.03

2004

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
External Debt

433,886.7

Mar 2018

418,823.5

Dec 2017

80,766.4

Dec 1994

452,718.0

Jun 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-30
External Debt: Short Term

120,484.8

Mar 2018

115,922.5

Dec 2017

35,310.6

Dec 2001

190,069.6

Sep 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-30
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

7.6

2017

7.4

2016

6.6

2001

16.5

2009

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.00

2023

2.00

2022

0.71

2015

28.70

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Current Account Balance

119.72

2023

116.63

2022

-23.83

1996

119.72

2023

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Employment

27.14

2019

26.92

2018

13.52

1980

27.14

2019

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2019

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

3.32

2023

3.45

2022

-3.86

1989

23.70

1987

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

51,078.39

2023

49,122.83

2022

2,183.96

1980

51,078.39

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Expenditure

488,826.28

2023

468,200.39

2022

61,095.00

1995

488,826.28

2023

KRW bn

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Net Debt

855,604.09

2023

823,950.63

2022

26,432.99

1990

855,604.09

2023

KRW bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Revenue

532,322.03

2023

509,107.28

2022

70,862.00

1995

532,322.03

2023

KRW bn

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

40,867.46

2023

39,142.76

2022

1,704.47

1980

40,867.46

2023

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Population

52.72

2023

52.51

2022

38.12

1980

52.72

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.62

2023

2.69

2022

-5.47

1998

13.24

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

3.10

2023

3.10

2022

2.06

1996

6.95

1998

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Direct Investment

237.3

May 2018

260.7

Apr 2018

-1,909.2

Sep 2006

3,425.6

Mar 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-04
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.9

Mar 2018

1.5

Dec 2017

-0.4

Sep 1980

2.9

Jun 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Foreign Exchange Reserves

390,334.5

Jun 2018

389,269.6

May 2018

97.2

Dec 1956

390,334.5

Jun 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1956 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-03
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

24.60

Mar 2018

24.75

Dec 2017

3.52

Dec 1997

29.11

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 1971 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

8.7

Jun 2018

8.8

May 2018

1.3

Jan 1988

12.2

Feb 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 1971 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-15
Foreign Portfolio Investment

10,069.10

Mar 2018

1,179.90

Dec 2017

-15,206.40

Sep 2008

22,876.00

Sep 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
GDP Deflator Growth

0.7

Mar 2018

1.7

Dec 2017

-4.5

Mar 1999

38.8

Jun 1964

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
GDP per Capita

29,743.50

2017

27,606.70

2016

64.00

1955

29,743.50

2017

USD

yearly

1953 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Gold Production

300.00

2015

267.00

2014

10.00

2000

25,730.00

1999

kg

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2017-09-20
Gold Reserves

4,794.75

Jun 2018

4,794.75

May 2018

1.30

Feb 1957

4,794.75

Jun 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1956 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-03
Government Debt: % of GDP

36.1

2016

35.6

2015

16.6

2002

36.1

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

128,476.48

Mar 2018

122,416.86

Dec 2017

66.00

Sep 1961

128,476.48

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Gross National Product

393,043.65

Mar 2018

405,702.44

Dec 2017

552.08

Sep 1961

405,702.44

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Gross Savings Rate

32.7

Mar 2018

36.5

Dec 2017

-1.3

Mar 1972

43.0

Sep 1988

%

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
House Prices Growth

1.9

Jun 2018

2.0

May 2018

-13.1

Nov 1998

21.9

Aug 1988

%

monthly

Jan 1987 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Household Debt

1,595,957.5

Mar 2018

1,527,654.5

Dec 2017

437,910.9

Dec 2002

1,595,957.5

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-04
Household Debt: % of GDP

97.5

2017

95.4

2016

66.6

2004

97.5

2017

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Expenditure per Capita

11,116.28

2016

11,294.88

2015

6,271.39

2003

11,902.32

2014

USD

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Income per Capita

15,335.39

2017

14,553.42

2016

7,685.19

2003

15,335.39

2017

USD

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Imports: ICT Goods

63,753,061.30

2016

64,011,391.11

2015

26,877,790.74

2001

64,011,391.11

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

3,623,536.56

2017

3,558,516.65

2016

219,246.67

1995

3,623,536.56

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

2,466,804.10

2017

2,460,382.26

2016

317,022.24

1998

2,466,804.10

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

8,453,809.52

2017

14,779,658.52

2016

1,788,612.99

1998

14,779,658.52

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Imports: Television

1,611,074.67

2017

846,891.49

2016

40,413.76

1998

1,611,074.67

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Industrial Production Index Growth

1.6

Jun 2018

1.1

May 2018

-20.8

Dec 2008

39.9

Apr 1968

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Investment: % of GDP

30.5

Mar 2018

32.2

Dec 2017

-19.0

Mar 1964

43.9

Jun 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Labour Force Participation Rate

63.8

Jun 2018

63.9

May 2018

59.2

Jan 2011

63.9

May 2018

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
Labour Productivity Growth

2.53

Jun 2018

2.07

Mar 2018

-2.00

Dec 2008

16.36

Mar 1984

%

quarterly

Sep 1983 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-25
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

109.94

2017

112.55

2016

68.68

2004

113.20

2015

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Liquid Assets Ratio

12.9

Mar 2018

13.9

Dec 2017

12.9

Mar 2018

19.1

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Long Term Interest Rate

2.56

Jun 2018

2.69

May 2018

1.39

Jul 2016

7.25

Mar 2002

% pa

monthly

Jul 2001 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

109.1

2017

92.0

2016

14.7

1997

109.1

2017

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Minerals Production

6,241,313.00

2016

6,110,153.00

2015

4,453,341.00

2011

7,501,517.00

2012

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

785,143.68

May 2018

794,457.20

Apr 2018

854.19

Jan 1970

794,457.20

Apr 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1970 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Money Supply M2

2,430,656.77

May 2018

2,440,079.60

Apr 2018

1,937.35

Jan 1970

2,440,079.60

Apr 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1970 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Monthly Earnings

3,238

Apr 2018

3,344

Mar 2018

1,673

Nov 2008

3,853

Feb 2018

USD

monthly

Jan 2008 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Motor Vehicle Production

4,114,913.00

Dec 2017

4,228,509.00

Dec 2016

2,195,843.00

Jun 2016

4,657,094.00

Dec 2011

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Registered

20,989.88

2015

20,117.96

2014

15,397.00

2005

20,989.88

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

303,328.00

Dec 2017

289,228.00

Dec 2016

146,714.00

Jun 2012

303,328.00

Dec 2017

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

1,495,467.68

Dec 2017

1,533,813.00

Dec 2016

638,244.00

Jun 2013

1,533,813.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

155,724

Jun 2018

157,771

May 2018

45,224

Jan 1998

200,457

Dec 2015

Unit

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-09
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-5.5

Jun 2018

1.3

May 2018

-69.4

Aug 1998

131.0

Aug 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-09
National Government Debt

554,566.1

Sep 2017

557,622.7

Jun 2017

102,559.7

Sep 2002

557,622.7

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Natural Gas: Consumption

4.78

2017

4.60

2016

0.01

1986

5.32

2013

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1986 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Natural Gas: Imports

48,651.00

2017

44,171.00

2016

9,530.00

1995

53,157.00

2013

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-12
Nominal GDP

410,578.3

Mar 2018

393,754.4

Dec 2017

576.1

Jun 1961

410,578.3

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Nominal GDP Growth

3.53

Mar 2018

4.59

Dec 2017

-5.47

Dec 1998

49.32

Sep 1963

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

118.94

Mar 2018

118.32

Dec 2017

41.09

Mar 1987

118.94

Mar 2018

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-30
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

1.62

Mar 2018

1.26

Dec 2017

-12.80

Dec 1998

20.81

Dec 1990

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-30
Non Performing Loans Ratio

1.0

Mar 2018

0.9

Dec 2017

0.6

Jun 2008

3.5

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-03
Non-Performing Loans

16,182.44

Mar 2018

15,126.12

Dec 2017

6,876.80

Jun 2008

20,347.68

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-03
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

28,035,600.00

2016

28,882,783.00

2015

220,635.00

1965

30,333,077.00

2013

Unit

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

61,295,538.00

2016

58,935,081.00

2015

0.00

1983

61,295,538.00

2016

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Oil Consumption

2,796.19

2017

2,770.87

2016

24.95

1965

2,796.19

2017

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
P/E ratio

10.77

02 Aug 2018

10.94

01 Aug 2018

0.00

17 Apr 2001

51.69

30 Mar 2001

NA

daily

03 Apr 2000 - 02 Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-08-03
Policy Rate

1.50

Jun 2018

1.50

May 2018

1.25

Oct 2017

5.25

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

May 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Population

51.4

2017

51.2

2016

20.7

1956

51.4

2017

Person mn

yearly

1956 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Private Consumption Expenditure

199,051.29

Mar 2018

191,591.19

Dec 2017

453.15

Jun 1961

199,051.29

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Private Consumption: % of GDP

51.1

Mar 2018

48.0

Dec 2017

46.9

Dec 1988

116.2

Mar 1964

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Public Consumption Expenditure

65,081.01

Mar 2018

61,095.58

Dec 2017

59.55

Sep 1964

65,081.01

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Public Consumption: % of GDP

15.5

Mar 2018

15.2

Dec 2017

7.2

Dec 1964

19.2

Mar 1960

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Real Effective Exchange Rate

93.4

Jun 2018

94.2

May 2018

59.2

Jan 1998

107.8

Apr 2006

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-19
Real GDP Growth

2.9

Jun 2018

2.8

Mar 2018

-7.4

Jun 1998

19.6

Dec 1969

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-25
Real Residential Property Price Index

104.18

Mar 2018

104.54

Dec 2017

79.62

Mar 2001

151.28

Jun 1991

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-30
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

0.35

Mar 2018

-0.23

Dec 2017

-17.72

Dec 1998

14.37

Jun 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-30
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.0

Jun 2018

7.0

May 2018

3.5

Apr 1982

27.0

Dec 1979

%

monthly

Nov 1979 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-13
Retail Sales Growth

4.8

May 2018

5.6

Apr 2018

-17.5

Jul 1998

18.2

May 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Short Term Interest Rate

1.68

Jun 2018

1.65

May 2018

1.27

Jul 2016

5.87

Oct 2008

% pa

monthly

Jul 2004 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Tax Revenue

235,013.26

2017

209,118.69

2016

37,877.20

1990

235,013.26

2017

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Teledensity: Fixed Line

55.20

2016

57.09

2015

0.76

1965

60.46

2013

Number

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

120.68

2016

116.49

2015

0.00

1983

120.68

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

1,591,355.21

May 2018

1,593,883.57

Apr 2018

140,151.56

Sep 1992

1,597,129.68

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Sep 1992 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Total Exports

51,184.7

Jun 2018

50,857.0

May 2018

14.8

Jan 1966

55,115.2

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1966 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-15
Total Exports Growth

6.2

Jul 2018

-0.3

Jun 2018

-34.5

Jan 2009

149.4

Oct 1973

%

monthly

Jan 1967 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-08-13
Total Imports

44,944.3

Jun 2018

44,315.5

May 2018

38.6

Jan 1966

45,873.3

Apr 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1966 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-15
Total Imports Growth

10.8

Jun 2018

12.8

May 2018

-43.9

Jul 1998

115.6

Feb 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1967 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-15
Tourism Revenue

1,279

May 2018

1,423

Apr 2018

10

Jan 1975

1,773

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
Tourism Revenue Growth

39.3

May 2018

43.6

Apr 2018

-48.6

Jul 2015

173.5

Dec 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
Trade Balance

6,240.4

Jun 2018

6,541.5

May 2018

-4,043.5

Jan 2008

13,419.4

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-15
Unemployment Rate

3.70

Jun 2018

4.00

May 2018

3.00

Nov 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
Visitor Arrivals

1,260,730

Jun 2018

1,214,769

May 2018

29,798

Jan 1975

1,681,516

Jul 2016

Person

monthly

Jan 1975 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Visitor Arrivals Growth

30.1

Jun 2018

27.3

May 2018

-54.1

Jul 2015

175.3

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
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