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South Korea Labour Force Participation Rate

1999 - 2017 | monthly | % | Statistics Korea

Korea's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 63.4 % in Sep 2017, compared with 63.3 % in the previous month. Korea's Labour Force Participation Rate is updated monthly, available from Jun 1999 to Sep 2017, with an average rate of 61.8 % . The data reached the an all-time high of 63.8 % in Jun 2017 and a record low of 59.0 % in Jan 2011. Korea's Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by Statistics Korea.

In the latest reports, Korea's Population reached 51.2 million people in Dec 2016. Unemployment Rate of Korea dropped to 3.7 % in Sep 2017. The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 3,108.4 USD in Jul 2017.

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What was South Korea's Labour Force Participation Rate in Sep 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

63.4

Sep 2017

63.3

Aug 2017

59.0

Jan 2011

63.8

Jun 2017

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017

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More Countries for Labour Force Participation Rate

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

63.0

Sep 2017

63.0

Aug 2017

57.2

Jan 1948

68.1

Jul 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Canada

65.5

Sep 2017

66.9

Aug 2017

59.9

Jan 1976

69.3

Jul 1989

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
France

72.0

Jun 2017

71.5

Mar 2017

69.5

Jun 2006

72.0

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Germany

60.9

Jun 2017

60.8

Mar 2017

58.2

Mar 2005

61.3

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Italy

65.4

Jun 2017

65.3

Mar 2017

57.2

Jun 1978

65.5

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Japan

60.9

Aug 2017

60.8

Jul 2017

58.5

Dec 2012

66.1

Oct 1973

%

monthly

Jul 1972 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
United Kingdom

63.5

Jul 2017

63.7

Jun 2017

61.4

May 1983

64.5

Sep 1990

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Austria

76.3

Jun 2017

75.5

Mar 2017

70.2

Mar 2004

77.4

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Belgium

67.6

Jun 2017

67.5

Mar 2017

63.6

Jun 2001

68.4

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bulgaria

55.8

Jun 2017

53.7

Mar 2017

47.5

Dec 2000

55.8

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Cyprus

61.4

Jun 2017

61.5

Mar 2017

60.3

Mar 2016

64.7

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Czech Republic

60.0

Jun 2017

59.9

Mar 2017

58.1

Mar 2012

60.2

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Denmark

74.9

2015

74.7

2014

74.7

2014

79.0

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Estonia

63.7

Jun 2017

62.2

Mar 2017

56.9

Jun 2002

63.9

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Finland

65.7

Aug 2017

67.2

Jul 2017

63.5

Dec 2012

71.5

Jun 2008

%

monthly

May 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Greece

60.0

Jul 2017

59.8

Jun 2017

57.4

Mar 2004

60.4

Oct 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Hungary

61.8

Jun 2017

61.1

Mar 2017

51.0

Jun 1998

61.8

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Iceland

83.1

Aug 2017

83.7

Jul 2017

76.1

Nov 2011

87.4

Jul 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Ireland

59.9

Jun 2017

59.8

Mar 2017

56.8

Mar 1998

64.7

Sep 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Latvia

68.6

Jun 2017

68.0

Mar 2017

59.9

Mar 2002

68.6

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Lithuania

60.8

Jun 2017

60.3

Mar 2017

54.7

Dec 2006

61.1

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Jun 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Argentina

61.0

2016

61.0

2015

57.5

1992

62.2

2005

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Luxembourg

54.6

2016

54.9

2015

53.7

2000

55.6

2013

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Malta

69.9

Jun 2017

68.7

Mar 2017

57.2

Dec 2006

70.0

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bolivia

65.6

2016

61.0

2015

61.0

2015

67.8

2001

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Netherlands

68.1

Sep 2017

68.7

Aug 2017

62.1

Jan 2005

68.8

Jul 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Norway

64.8

2016

64.9

2015

61.5

1993

67.2

2008

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Brazil

61.8

Aug 2017

61.8

Jul 2017

60.9

Feb 2015

61.8

Aug 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Poland

56.7

Jun 2017

56.2

Mar 2017

53.2

Mar 2007

57.9

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Dec 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Chile

59.5

Aug 2017

59.5

Jul 2017

56.1

Jul 2009

60.4

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Portugal

59.0

Jun 2017

58.5

Mar 2017

58.1

Mar 2016

61.6

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Colombia

64.8

Jun 2017

63.8

Mar 2017

57.5

Dec 2006

65.9

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Romania

52.9

Mar 2017

53.2

Dec 2016

52.7

Mar 2016

67.8

Sep 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Slovakia

59.8

Jun 2017

59.9

Mar 2017

58.5

Mar 2011

60.9

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Slovenia

58.1

Jun 2017

57.7

Mar 2017

55.8

Mar 2016

60.7

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Ecuador

64.3

2016

64.2

2015

63.7

1990

71.0

2006

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Mexico

59.1

Sep 2017

59.0

Aug 2017

58.2

Dec 2010

61.5

Jun 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Spain

58.8

Jun 2017

58.8

Mar 2017

48.9

Jun 1985

60.5

Sep 2012

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Panama

64.4

2016

64.2

2015

61.9

2011

64.4

2016

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Sweden

72.6

Sep 2017

73.4

Aug 2017

69.3

Jan 2012

74.8

Jun 2017

%

monthly

Apr 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Paraguay

62.6

2016

62.1

2015

57.3

1999

64.4

2012

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Switzerland

68.3

Jun 2017

68.4

Mar 2017

66.8

Mar 2010

68.8

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Peru

72.2

2016

71.6

2015

69.2

2001

74.1

2010

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Uruguay

61.6

Aug 2017

63.1

Jul 2017

59.6

Jun 2006

65.7

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Venezuela

62.7

Apr 2016

62.8

Mar 2016

62.6

Dec 2015

70.6

Oct 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on Jun 2016
Algeria

41.8

2016

41.8

2015

39.8

2003

43.2

2013

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Australia

65.1

Sep 2017

64.8

Aug 2017

59.6

Jan 1984

66.2

Dec 2010

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bangladesh

62.2

2016

62.2

2015

62.1

2014

75.6

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Brunei

63.4

2016

63.5

2015

63.4

2016

68.0

2000

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Cambodia

82.7

2015

82.6

2014

81.8

2008

87.5

2011

%

yearly

2007 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Bahrain

68.8

2016

69.2

2015

64.3

1990

71.0

2010

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
China

70.8

2016

70.9

2015

70.8

2016

79.4

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Botswana

77.5

2016

77.4

2015

73.5

1990

77.5

2016

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Hong Kong

61.3

Sep 2017

61.4

Aug 2017

59.5

Nov 2010

66.2

Sep 1984

%

monthly

Dec 1981 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
India

53.8

2016

53.7

2015

53.7

2014

60.8

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Israel

64.1

Aug 2017

64.5

Jul 2017

62.6

Jan 2012

65.0

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Indonesia

69.0

Feb 2017

66.3

Aug 2016

65.8

Aug 2015

70.0

Feb 2011

%

semiannually

Feb 2005 - Feb 2017

Updated on May 2017
Jordan

40.1

2016

40.0

2015

39.2

1990

43.1

2009

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
South Korea

63.4

Sep 2017

63.3

Aug 2017

59.0

Jan 2011

63.8

Jun 2017

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Malawi

81.1

2016

81.0

2015

77.0

1998

82.7

2008

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Malaysia

67.8

Aug 2017

67.7

Jul 2017

67.6

Dec 2016

68.1

Aug 2015

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Laos

77.6

2016

77.4

2015

77.2

2014

81.4

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Macau

71.5

Aug 2017

71.4

Jul 2017

60.8

Sep 2003

74.4

Dec 2014

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Myanmar

77.8

2016

78.0

2015

76.1

1990

78.5

2009

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nepal

83.0

2016

83.0

2015

83.0

2016

87.0

1995

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

69.8

Jun 2017

71.0

Mar 2017

62.6

Sep 1992

71.0

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Pakistan

54.1

2016

53.9

2015

49.2

1995

54.2

2011

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Philippines

60.6

Jul 2017

61.4

Apr 2017

60.6

Jul 2017

69.0

Apr 2004

%

quarterly

Jul 2003 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Singapore

68.0

2016

68.3

2015

63.1

1998

68.3

2015

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Sri Lanka

54.0

Jun 2017

54.7

Mar 2017

51.5

Jun 2012

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Taiwan

59.0

Aug 2017

58.9

Jul 2017

56.3

Apr 1982

61.8

Aug 1987

%

monthly

Jan 1978 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Thailand

68.0

Aug 2017

68.8

Jul 2017

67.7

Oct 2016

73.1

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2013 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Vietnam

76.6

Mar 2017

76.8

Dec 2016

76.2

Jun 2015

78.8

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Albania

58.1

Jun 2017

57.3

Mar 2017

50.8

Mar 2014

58.7

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Armenia

60.5

Jun 2017

58.9

Mar 2017

56.7

Jun 2009

65.9

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Azerbaijan

65.2

2016

65.0

2015

60.9

1990

65.2

2016

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Belarus

82.8

2016

83.3

2015

76.1

2004

83.3

2015

%

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

42.6

2017

43.1

2016

42.6

2017

44.6

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Croatia

51.7

Jun 2017

50.6

Mar 2017

49.5

Mar 2013

54.1

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Georgia

67.5

2016

67.8

2015

62.2

2006

67.8

2015

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kazakhstan

69.5

Jun 2017

69.4

Mar 2017

68.0

Mar 2002

72.8

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Kyrgyzstan

62.4

2015

62.4

2014

62.4

2015

76.2

1996

%

yearly

1994 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Macedonia

56.9

Jun 2017

56.7

Mar 2017

50.3

Dec 2004

57.8

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Moldova

44.1

Jun 2017

40.3

Mar 2017

37.0

Mar 2012

61.4

Jun 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Mongolia

61.6

Jun 2017

59.5

Mar 2017

59.2

Jun 2008

64.8

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Mauritius

60.2

Jun 2017

59.2

Mar 2017

56.9

Dec 2004

61.0

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Montenegro

54.8

Jun 2017

53.9

Mar 2017

47.1

Mar 2011

55.9

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Russia

69.6

Aug 2017

69.2

Jul 2017

66.8

Feb 2010

70.3

Aug 2016

%

monthly

Aug 2009 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Serbia

54.5

Jun 2017

51.8

Mar 2017

50.8

Mar 2015

54.5

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Tajikistan

47.7

2015

47.8

2014

47.7

2015

78.5

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Turkey

53.7

Jul 2017

53.4

Jun 2017

42.4

Feb 2006

53.7

Jul 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Ukraine

61.9

Jun 2017

61.4

Mar 2017

61.2

Mar 2005

65.3

Sep 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Morocco

47.7

Jun 2017

47.5

Mar 2017

46.0

Dec 2016

55.7

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Nigeria

56.4

2016

56.3

2015

54.8

2004

57.0

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Oman

69.2

2016

69.1

2015

54.9

2001

69.2

2016

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Qatar

89.1

2016

88.6

2015

79.7

2006

89.1

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Saudi Arabia

54.5

2016

54.8

2015

50.1

1999

54.8

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
South Africa

59.9

Jun 2017

60.5

Mar 2017

55.0

Dec 2010

60.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Sudan

48.2

2016

48.1

2015

47.9

2011

52.6

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Syria

41.7

2016

41.7

2015

41.7

2016

53.2

2001

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Yemen

41.8

2010

42.2

2009

39.2

2004

44.5

2005

%

yearly

2004 - 2010

Updated on 2014
United Arab Emirates

79.5

2016

80.1

2015

72.8

1990

80.8

2011

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Egypt

31.8

2016

32.0

2015

27.3

1989

33.4

2010

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kuwait

68.7

2016

69.2

2015

58.6

1990

69.2

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Ivory Coast

67.0

2016

67.0

2015

66.4

1998

67.2

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
European Union

57.3

2016

57.4

2015

56.3

2002

57.5

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kenya

67.2

2016

67.1

2015

64.8

2005

75.2

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Iran

38.9

Mar 2017

38.9

Dec 2016

35.4

Mar 2014

42.6

Sep 2005

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Lebanon

47.2

2016

47.0

2015

42.5

1990

47.2

2016

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kosovo

38.7

2016

37.6

2015

36.9

2012

52.8

2002

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017

More Indicators for South Korea

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

36.1

2016

35.6

2015

16.6

2002

36.1

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Business Confidence: Net Balance

-21.0

Oct 2017

-17.0

Sep 2017

-34.0

Mar 2016

5.0

May 2010

% Point

monthly

Sep 2009 - Oct 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Imports Growth

22.6

Sep 2017

15.3

Aug 2017

-43.9

Jul 1998

115.6

Feb 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1967 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Money Supply M2

2,188,729.80

Jul 2017

2,172,903.15

Jun 2017

1,937.35

Jan 1970

2,188,729.80

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1970 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

496,015.43

2022

473,038.27

2021

70,862.00

1995

496,015.43

2022

KRW bn

yearly

1995 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Production

4,228,509.00

Dec 2016

2,195,843.00

Jun 2016

2,195,843.00

Jun 2016

4,657,094.00

Dec 2011

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2001 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Real GDP Growth

2.7

Jun 2017

3.0

Mar 2017

-7.4

Jun 1998

19.6

Dec 1969

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

1.29

Jun 2017

1.45

Mar 2017

-1.87

Dec 2008

16.36

Mar 1984

%

quarterly

Sep 1983 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

4.8

Aug 2017

5.2

Jul 2017

-0.5

Feb 2010

22.3

Nov 2008

%

monthly

Dec 2002 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

92.2

2016

92.3

2015

14.7

1997

100.8

2007

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

41,667.7

Sep 2017

40,479.4

Aug 2017

38.6

Jan 1966

45,873.3

Apr 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1966 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

3.30

Sep 2017

7.35

Aug 2017

-4.50

Feb 1987

15.62

Mar 1988

%

monthly

Jan 1986 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

34,832.15

2022

33,582.83

2021

1,710.79

1980

34,832.15

2022

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

1,941.75

2016

608.73

2015

0.97

1999

21,263.90

2010

USD th

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

15.5

Jun 2017

14.9

Mar 2017

7.2

Dec 1964

19.2

Mar 1960

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Retail Sales Growth

0.7

Aug 2017

3.4

Jul 2017

-17.6

Jul 1998

18.6

May 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Equity Market Index

2,394.5

Sep 2017

2,363.2

Aug 2017

93.7

Jan 1976

2,402.7

Jul 2017

04Jan1980=100

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Domestic Credit

2,417,875.8

Aug 2017

2,404,806.6

Jul 2017

676,007.4

Jan 2002

2,417,875.8

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2001 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

1.0

Mar 2017

1.1

Dec 2016

0.6

Jun 2008

3.5

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Visitor Arrivals

1,081,068

Aug 2017

987,655

Jul 2017

29,798

Jan 1975

1,681,578

Jul 2016

Person

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Core CPI Change

1.59

Sep 2017

1.75

Aug 2017

-0.35

May 1999

30.47

Dec 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

470,993.18

2022

448,880.43

2021

61,095.00

1995

470,993.18

2022

KRW bn

yearly

1995 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

289,228.00

Dec 2016

154,423.00

Jun 2016

146,714.00

Jun 2012

302,034.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Gold Production

300.00

2015

267.00

2014

10.00

2000

25,730.00

1999

kg

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Population

51.2

2016

51.0

2015

20.7

1956

51.2

2016

Person mn

yearly

1956 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Capital Adequacy Ratio

15.4

Jun 2017

15.1

Mar 2017

10.5

Mar 2001

15.4

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

95.6

2016

91.0

2015

66.6

2004

95.6

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

1.37

Sep 2017

1.35

Aug 2017

1.27

Jul 2016

5.87

Oct 2008

% pa

monthly

Jul 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gold Reserves

4,794.75

Aug 2017

4,794.75

Jul 2017

1.30

Feb 1957

4,794.75

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

881,421.53

2022

828,722.51

2021

26,432.99

1990

881,421.53

2022

KRW bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

1,533,813.00

Dec 2016

814,617.00

Jun 2016

638,244.00

Jun 2013

1,533,813.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

2.3

Jun 2017

2.0

Mar 2017

-4.5

Mar 1999

38.8

Jun 1964

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Unemployment Rate

3.70

Sep 2017

3.80

Aug 2017

3.00

Sep 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

2,986.7

Aug 2017

740.8

Jul 2017

-59.8

Aug 2001

6,660.2

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Long Term Interest Rate

2.38

Sep 2017

2.26

Aug 2017

1.39

Jul 2016

7.25

Mar 2002

% pa

monthly

Jul 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Exports

55,127.0

Sep 2017

47,077.2

Aug 2017

14.8

Jan 1966

55,127.0

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1966 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bank Lending Rate

3.43

Aug 2017

3.45

Jul 2017

3.23

Aug 2016

17.01

Jan 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1996 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Consumer Confidence: Net Balance

7.7

Sep 2017

9.9

Aug 2017

-29.8

Dec 2008

20.8

Oct 2009

% Point

monthly

Jul 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

27.0

2016

28.6

2015

17.8

1994

40.6

1998

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

3.2

Aug 2017

3.0

Jul 2017

-41.4

Mar 1921

10,656.3

Jun 1946

%

monthly

Jul 1911 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Trade Balance

13,459.4

Sep 2017

6,597.8

Aug 2017

-4,043.5

Jan 2008

13,459.4

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Tax Revenue

209,118.69

2016

192,700.35

2015

37,877.20

1990

209,118.69

2016

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

49,772.16

2022

47,499.08

2021

2,183.96

1980

49,772.16

2022

Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Consumption

4.39

2016

4.22

2015

0.01

1986

5.08

2013

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1986 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Crude Steel Production

68,567.48

2016

69,670.00

2015

300.00

1967

71,543.00

2014

Tonne th

yearly

1967 - 2016

Updated on 2017
House Prices Growth

1.5

Sep 2017

1.5

Aug 2017

-13.1

Nov 1998

21.9

Aug 1988

%

monthly

Jan 1987 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Consumer Confidence Growth

5.9

Sep 2017

8.0

Aug 2017

-14.4

Jan 2012

44.7

Dec 2009

% Point

monthly

Jul 2009 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

1,131.599

Sep 2017

1,130.270

Aug 2017

50.000

Jan 1960

1,707.300

Jan 1998

KRW/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

374,836.2

Sep 2017

374,970.9

Aug 2017

522.3

Apr 1972

374,970.9

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1971 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-34.1

Aug 2017

-41.3

Jul 2017

-54.1

Jul 2015

175.3

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Non-Performing Loans

15,237.60

Mar 2017

15,824.69

Dec 2016

6,876.80

Jun 2008

20,347.68

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

3.07

2022

3.08

2021

-5.47

1998

13.24

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Silver Production

4.00

2014

3.90

2013

0.00

2000

339.00

1998

Metric Ton

yearly

1986 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

1.0

2016

-0.0

2015

-4.5

1972

3.6

2007

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

2.1

Sep 2017

2.6

Aug 2017

-12.0

Apr 1958

122.1

Oct 1952

%

monthly

Aug 1952 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
External Debt

407,340.7

Jun 2017

405,686.5

Mar 2017

80,766.4

Dec 1994

452,718.0

Jun 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Effective Exchange Rate

89.8

Sep 2017

90.7

Aug 2017

59.2

Jan 1998

107.8

Apr 2006

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Gross National Product

375,803.66

Jun 2017

354,071.52

Mar 2017

552.08

Sep 1961

375,803.66

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Gross Savings Rate

36.4

Jun 2017

34.6

Mar 2017

-1.3

Mar 1972

43.0

Sep 1988

%

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

4.3

Jun 2017

6.8

Mar 2017

-13.1

Mar 1980

16.0

Mar 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
M2 Growth

6.3

Mar/2017

5.9

Feb/2017

1.2

May/2000

50.1

Oct/1977

%

monthly

Jan/1971 - Mar/2017

Updated on May/2017
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.0

Sep 2017

7.0

Aug 2017

3.5

Apr 1982

27.0

Dec 1979

%

monthly

Nov 1979 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

183,466.50

Jun 2017

176,431.58

Mar 2017

453.15

Jun 1961

183,466.50

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Employment

26.64

2018

26.42

2017

13.52

1980

26.64

2018

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2017
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

2,858.12

Mar 2017

2,627.70

Dec 2016

0.54

Jun 1964

2,858.12

Mar 2017

USD bn

quarterly

Dec 1962 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Crude Oil: Imports

2,938.00

2016

2,781.10

2015

1,714.50

1995

2,938.00

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Coal Production

0.78

2016

0.79

2015

0.78

2016

10.69

1988

TOE mn

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

31.7

Jun 2017

29.6

Mar 2017

-19.0

Mar 1964

43.9

Jun 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Business Confidence Growth

4.0

Oct 2017

9.0

Sep 2017

-23.0

Aug 2012

15.0

Mar 2017

% Point

monthly

Sep 2010 - Oct 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.7

Jun 2017

1.3

Mar 2017

-0.4

Sep 1980

2.9

Jun 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Policy Rate

1.25

Sep 2017

1.25

Aug 2017

1.25

Sep 2017

5.25

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

May 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

118,928.62

Jun 2017

114,785.78

Mar 2017

66.00

Sep 1961

118,928.62

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

99.27

2022

98.44

2021

-23.83

1996

105.94

2015

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

3.10

2022

3.10

2021

2.06

1996

6.95

1998

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Aluminum: Exports

1,859,956.65

2016

2,147,246.77

2015

395,296.70

1996

2,147,246.77

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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 2017
External Debt: Short Term

117,298.0

Jun 2017

115,386.5

Mar 2017

35,310.6

Dec 2001

190,069.6

Sep 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
P/E ratio

14.11

18 Oct 2017

14.11

17 Oct 2017

0.00

17 Apr 2001

51.69

30 Mar 2001

NA

daily

03 Apr 2000 - 18 Oct 2017

Updated on 19 Oct 2017
Tourism Revenue

957

Jul 2017

1,013

Jun 2017

10

Jan 1975

1,773

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Employed Persons

26,599,000.00

Sep 2017

26,553,000.00

Aug 2017

13,715,000.00

Jan 1984

26,622,000.00

Mar 2017

Person

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

20.1

Sep 2017

11.7

Aug 2017

-69.4

Aug 1998

131.0

Aug 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.00

2022

2.00

2021

0.71

2015

28.70

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

3.47

2022

3.53

2021

-3.86

1989

23.70

1987

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Credit to Households

1,379.97

Mar 2017

1,262.52

Dec 2016

0.04

Jun 1964

1,379.97

Mar 2017

USD bn

quarterly

Dec 1962 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

14,779,658.52

2016

14,362,469.77

2015

1,788,612.99

1998

14,779,658.52

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

846,891.49

2016

526,014.83

2015

40,413.76

1998

846,891.49

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Oil Consumption

2,763.01

2016

2,577.08

2015

24.95

1965

2,763.01

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Imports

44,001.00

2016

43,428.00

2015

9,530.00

1995

52,980.00

2013

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Container Port Throughput

23,796,846.23

2014

22,588,399.56

2013

15,699,663.28

2009

23,796,846.23

2014

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2014

Updated on 2015
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

109.94

2017

112.55

2016

68.68

2004

113.20

2015

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

261.04

2016

160.29

2015

5.00

1998

1,460.02

2008

USD th

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicament

135,913.21

2016

129,232.46

2015

4,147.93

1995

137,907.85

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Coal Consumption

81.58

2016

85.47

2015

4.95

1965

85.47

2015

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

27,533.30

2016

27,097.10

2015

64.00

1955

27,804.50

2014

USD

yearly

1953 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

46.9

Jun 2017

50.5

Mar 2017

46.9

Dec 1988

116.2

Mar 1964

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Total Deposits

1,451,620.41

Aug 2017

1,435,371.54

Jul 2017

140,151.56

Sep 1992

1,451,620.41

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Sep 1992 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Imports: ICT Goods

64,019,356.62

2015

59,996,474.66

2014

26,877,790.74

2001

64,019,356.62

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

32,172,639.89

2016

37,107,162.52

2015

4,243,656.70

1995

41,998,174.01

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

1,617,232.04

2016

1,847,717.60

2015

1,133,002.11

1998

3,451,954.03

2004

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

117.22

Jun 2017

117.05

Mar 2017

41.09

Mar 1987

117.22

Jun 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

1.24

Jun 2017

1.25

Mar 2017

-12.80

Dec 1998

20.81

Dec 1990

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index

103.92

Jun 2017

103.81

Mar 2017

79.62

Mar 2001

151.28

Jun 1991

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

-0.66

Jun 2017

-0.79

Mar 2017

-17.72

Dec 1998

14.37

Jun 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Teledensity: Mobile

122.65

2016

118.46

2015

0.00

1983

122.65

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

329,382.96

2016

291,203.79

2015

51,784.31

1998

329,382.96

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Hot Rolled Products Production

67,717.00

2015

68,905.00

2014

22,768.00

1990

68,905.00

2014

Tonne th

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Iron Ore Production

59.00

2015

610.00

2013

59.00

2015

640.00

1997

Tonne th

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Minerals Production

6,110,153.00

2015

7,268,725.00

2014

4,453,341.00

2011

7,501,517.00

2012

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Building Permits

21,955.00

Aug 2017

22,316.00

Jul 2017

2,180.00

Jan 1986

27,193.00

Jul 2016

Unit

monthly

Oct 1979 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
National Government Debt

557,622.7

Jun 2017

529,816.1

Mar 2017

102,559.7

Sep 2002

557,622.7

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Monthly Earnings

3,108

Jul 2017

3,013

Jun 2017

1,673

Nov 2008

3,492

Jan 2017

USD

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nominal GDP

380,260.1

Jun 2017

368,893.9

Mar 2017

576.1

Jun 1961

380,260.1

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Household Income per Capita

14,553.42

2016

14,642.14

2015

7,685.19

2003

15,254.87

2014

USD

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance

6,271.6

Aug 2017

7,015.5

Jul 2017

-4,147.5

Aug 2008

12,389.9

Jan 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Electricity Production

48,897

Aug 2017

50,318

Jul 2017

94

Aug 1961

50,318

Jul 2017

GWh

monthly

Jul 1961 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

7.4

2016

7.5

2015

6.6

2001

16.5

2009

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liquid Assets Ratio

13.9

Jun 2017

14.4

Mar 2017

13.6

Jun 2016

19.1

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Household Debt

1,432,365.5

Jun 2017

1,378,407.6

Mar 2017

437,910.9

Dec 2002

1,432,365.5

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

139,107

Aug 2017

149,140

Jul 2017

45,224

Jan 1998

200,457

Dec 2015

Unit

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

9.0

Sep 2017

9.3

Aug 2017

1.3

Jan 1988

12.2

Feb 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 1971 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

8,131.80

Jun 2017

14,999.60

Mar 2017

-15,206.40

Sep 2008

22,876.00

Sep 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Total Exports Growth

35.0

Sep 2017

17.3

Aug 2017

-34.5

Jan 2009

149.4

Oct 1973

%

monthly

Jan 1967 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

-10.5

Aug 2017

-25.7

Jul 2017

-48.6

Jul 2015

173.5

Dec 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

4.96

Jun 2017

5.06

Mar 2017

-5.47

Dec 1998

49.32

Sep 1963

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

58,809.92

Jun 2017

56,050.80

Mar 2017

59.55

Sep 1964

58,809.92

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Money Supply M1

715,515.23

Jul 2017

714,206.37

Jun 2017

854.19

Jan 1970

715,515.23

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1970 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

25.21

Jun 2017

25.34

Mar 2017

3.52

Dec 1997

29.11

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 1971 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Population

52.51

2022

52.30

2021

38.12

1980

52.51

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
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
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector

19.90

Mar 2017

20.00

Dec 2016

16.70

Mar 2005

25.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Debt Service Ratio: Households

12.50

Mar 2017

12.40

Dec 2016

8.50

Dec 1999

12.50

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

114,421,644.59

2015

113,410,406.05

2014

44,871,139.73

2001

114,421,644.59

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017