South Korea Population

1956 - 2019 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

South Korea Population reached 51.7 million people in Dec 2019, compared with the previously reported figure of 51.6 million people in Dec 2018. South Korea population data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1956 to Dec 2019. The data reached an all-time high of 51.7 million people in Dec 2019 and a record low of 20.7 million people in Dec 1956. Statistics Korea provides annual Mid-year Population.

In the latest reports, South Korea Unemployment Rate dropped to 4.1 % in Nov 2020. Monthly Earnings of South Korea stood at 3,242.2 USD in Sep 2020. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 62.7 % in Oct 2020.

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South Korea Population

What was South Korea's Population in 2019?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
51.7 2019 51.6 2018 20.7 1956 51.7 2019 Person mn yearly 1956 - 2019

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Australia (Person mn) 25.5 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Austria (Person mn) 8.9 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2019 yearly 1925 - 2019
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Bangladesh (Person mn) 167.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Belarus (Person mn) 9.4 2019 yearly 1949 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -8,134.344 Sep 2020 monthly Jul 1999 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 12,543.704 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 13.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 686,391.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 39.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KRW bn) 599,692.553 2025 yearly 1995 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KRW bn) 1,527,429.242 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (KRW bn) 539,984.873 2025 yearly 1995 - 2025
National Debt (ND) (KRW bn) 728.800 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Central Govt Debt (KRW bn) 800,311.900 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2020
Central Govt Debt: Short-Term (KRW bn) 213.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2020
Central Govt Debt: Medium & Long Term (KRW bn) 799,962.400 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2020
Central Govt Debt: Domestic (KRW bn) 755,470.200 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Sep 2020
Central Govt Debt: Foreign (KRW bn) 8,613.200 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Sep 2020
Public Sector Debt (KRW bn) 1,132,600.000 2019 yearly 2011 - 2019

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