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South Korea Unemployment Rate

1999 - 2017 | Monthly | % | Statistics Korea

Korea's Unemployment Rate dropped to 3.60 % in Dec 2017, from the previously reported number of 3.70 % in Nov 2017. Korea's Unemployment Rate is updated monthly, available from Jun 1999 to Dec 2017, with an average rate of 3.60 %. The data reached an all-time high of 7.10 % in Jun 1999 and a record low of 3.00 % in Sep 2013. The data is reported by reported by Statistics Korea.

In the latest reports, Korea's Population reached 51.25 million people in Dec 2016. Monthly Earnings of Korea stood at 2,961.49 USD in Oct 2017. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 62.30 % in Dec 2017.

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What was South Korea's Unemployment Rate in Dec 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

3.60

Dec 2017

3.70

Nov 2017

3.00

Sep 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018

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Unemployment Rate: sa: Korea

Series Details
Series ID

79315301

Name

Unemployment Rate: sa: Korea

Country

Korea

Frequency

Monthly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Statistics Korea

First Date

Jun 1999

Last Date

Dec 2017

Last Updated

09 Jan 2018

Statistics
Mean

3.64

Variance

0.33

Standard deviation

0.58

Skewness

3.10

Kurtosis

13.63

Coefficient variation

0.16

Median

3.60

Max
Jun 1999

NaN

Min
Sep 2013

NaN

Previous observation
Nov 2017

3.70

Last observation
Dec 2017

3.60

Number of Observations

223

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Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

4.10

Dec 2017

4.10

Nov 2017

2.50

Jun 1953

10.80

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Canada

5.70

Dec 2017

5.90

Nov 2017

5.70

Dec 2017

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
France

9.70

Sep 2017

9.50

Jun 2017

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Germany

3.60

Nov 2017

3.70

Oct 2017

3.60

Nov 2017

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Italy

10.96

Nov 2017

11.05

Oct 2017

5.73

Apr 2007

13.02

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Japan

2.70

Nov 2017

2.80

Oct 2017

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
United Kingdom

4.27

Sep 2017

4.25

Aug 2017

3.40

Dec 1973

11.90

May 1984

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Austria

5.43

Nov 2017

5.40

Oct 2017

3.40

Apr 2001

6.23

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1993 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Belgium

7.29

Sep 2017

7.07

Jun 2017

6.20

Jun 2001

9.22

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bulgaria

5.80

Sep 2017

6.30

Jun 2017

5.00

Dec 2008

21.60

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Cyprus

10.00

Sep 2017

10.60

Jun 2017

3.10

Jun 2008

17.60

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Czech Republic

2.78

Sep 2017

2.96

Jun 2017

2.78

Sep 2017

8.67

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Denmark

5.90

Sep 2017

5.90

Jun 2017

3.20

Jun 2008

8.10

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Estonia

5.20

Sep 2017

7.00

Jun 2017

4.00

Jun 2008

19.50

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Finland

8.20

Nov 2017

8.30

Oct 2017

2.80

Jan 1990

17.60

Feb 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1988 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Greece

20.70

Oct 2017

20.80

Sep 2017

7.30

May 2008

28.00

Jul 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Hungary

4.06

Sep 2017

4.25

Jun 2017

4.06

Sep 2017

11.94

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Iceland

2.96

Nov 2017

3.02

Oct 2017

2.34

Mar 2008

7.63

May 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Latvia

8.50

Sep 2017

8.90

Jun 2017

5.30

Dec 2007

21.30

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Lithuania

7.00

Nov 2017

7.10

Oct 2017

4.00

Nov 2007

18.30

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Argentina

8.30

Sep 2017

8.70

Jun 2017

5.90

Sep 2015

20.40

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Luxembourg

5.80

Nov 2017

5.80

Oct 2017

2.20

Mar 2002

7.20

Jul 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Malta

4.00

Sep 2017

4.10

Jun 2017

4.00

Sep 2017

8.20

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bolivia

3.36

2016

3.51

2015

2.31

2012

5.48

2002

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Netherlands

5.40

Nov 2017

5.40

Oct 2017

4.40

Nov 2008

9.50

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Norway

4.00

Oct 2017

4.00

Sep 2017

2.30

Apr 2008

6.80

Sep 1993

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Brazil

12.00

Nov 2017

12.20

Oct 2017

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Poland

4.70

Sep 2017

5.00

Jun 2017

4.70

Sep 2017

20.70

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Chile

6.50

Nov 2017

6.70

Oct 2017

5.70

Dec 2013

11.63

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Portugal

8.20

Nov 2017

8.40

Oct 2017

4.80

Dec 2000

17.50

Jan 2013

%

monthly

Feb 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Colombia

8.37

Nov 2017

8.56

Oct 2017

7.27

Nov 2015

17.87

Jan 2002

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Romania

4.70

Nov 2017

4.90

Oct 2017

4.70

Nov 2017

8.80

Apr 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Slovakia

8.00

Sep 2017

8.10

Jun 2017

8.00

Sep 2017

19.70

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Slovenia

6.30

Sep 2017

6.40

Jun 2017

4.10

Sep 2008

11.10

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Ecuador

4.62

Dec 2017

4.14

Sep 2017

3.80

Dec 2014

5.71

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Sep 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Mexico

3.48

Nov 2017

3.42

Oct 2017

3.15

May 2006

5.99

Sep 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Spain

16.38

Sep 2017

17.22

Jun 2017

4.41

Sep 1976

26.94

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Panama

5.50

2016

5.10

2015

4.10

2013

13.00

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Paraguay

6.00

2016

5.40

2015

4.60

2012

10.70

2002

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Switzerland

5.07

Sep 2017

5.05

Aug 2017

1.53

Jan 1991

5.49

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Peru

4.18

2016

3.51

2015

3.51

2015

5.94

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Uruguay

7.71

Oct 2017

7.58

Sep 2017

5.59

Dec 2011

13.20

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Venezuela

7.33

Apr 2016

7.08

Mar 2016

5.53

Dec 2014

20.70

Feb 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on Jun 2016
Algeria

11.70

2017

10.50

2016

8.70

1984

28.80

2000

%

yearly

1982 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Australia

5.40

Nov 2017

5.39

Oct 2017

3.98

Feb 2008

11.20

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bangladesh

4.00

2017

4.10

2016

2.20

1991

5.10

1997

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Brunei

6.40

2017

6.50

2016

4.60

2010

7.00

2014

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Cambodia

0.10

2015

0.10

2014

0.10

2015

0.75

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Bahrain

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

3.50

2015

16.40

2006

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
China

3.95

Sep 2017

3.95

Jun 2017

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Botswana

18.10

2017

17.70

2016

12.90

2008

23.80

2003

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Hong Kong

3.00

Nov 2017

3.00

Oct 2017

1.00

Dec 1989

8.50

Jun 2003

%

monthly

Oct 1981 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
India

3.60

2017

3.50

2016

3.50

2016

4.40

2005

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Israel

4.31

Nov 2017

4.21

Oct 2017

4.09

Sep 2017

7.09

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Indonesia

5.50

2017

5.61

2016

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Jordan

18.50

Aug 2017

18.00

May 2017

10.80

May 2007

18.50

Aug 2017

%

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
South Korea

3.60

Dec 2017

3.70

Nov 2017

3.00

Sep 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Malawi

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2016
Malaysia

3.40

Nov 2017

3.50

Oct 2017

3.20

Feb 2016

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Laos

1.50

2017

1.40

2016

1.30

2015

2.60

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Macau

1.90

Nov 2017

1.90

Oct 2017

1.70

Apr 2015

7.10

Jun 2000

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Myanmar

0.80

2017

0.80

2016

0.80

2017

0.90

1998

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Nepal

3.20

2017

3.40

2016

1.80

1999

4.50

1996

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

4.60

Sep 2017

4.80

Jun 2017

3.30

Dec 2007

11.20

Sep 1991

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Pakistan

5.94

2015

5.96

2014

3.04

1986

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Philippines

5.00

Oct 2017

5.60

Jul 2017

4.70

Oct 2016

14.40

Apr 1991

%

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Singapore

2.10

Sep 2017

2.20

Jun 2017

1.40

Sep 1997

4.80

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Sri Lanka

4.20

Sep 2017

4.50

Jun 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Taiwan

3.69

Nov 2017

3.69

Oct 2017

1.36

Sep 1993

6.04

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Apr 1993 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Thailand

1.00

Dec 2017

1.10

Nov 2017

0.40

Nov 2012

5.70

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Vietnam

3.23

2016

3.37

2015

3.21

2012

6.85

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Albania

13.60

Sep 2017

13.87

Jun 2017

12.90

Mar 2012

18.20

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Armenia

16.50

Sep 2017

17.80

Jun 2017

14.70

Dec 2008

20.70

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Azerbaijan

4.94

Sep 2017

4.99

Jun 2017

4.81

Sep 2015

6.24

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Belarus

0.60

Nov 2017

0.60

Oct 2017

0.50

Dec 2014

2.10

Oct 2004

%

monthly

Oct 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

20.50

2017

25.40

2016

20.50

2017

31.10

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Croatia

9.00

Sep 2017

11.00

Jun 2017

7.00

Sep 2008

18.70

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Georgia

11.76

2016

11.95

2015

0.20

1991

16.85

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kazakhstan

5.00

Dec 2017

5.00

Nov 2017

4.80

May 2017

12.90

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Kyrgyzstan

7.20

2016

7.60

2015

0.26

1992

12.50

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Macedonia

22.10

Sep 2017

22.60

Jun 2017

22.10

Sep 2017

38.70

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Moldova

3.41

Sep 2017

3.50

Jun 2017

2.89

Sep 2016

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Mongolia

9.10

Sep 2017

9.60

Jun 2017

6.30

Sep 2015

12.80

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Mauritius

7.00

Sep 2017

7.20

Jun 2017

6.60

Dec 2016

9.80

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Montenegro

14.80

Sep 2017

15.10

Jun 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

21.54

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Russia

5.10

Nov 2017

5.10

Oct 2017

4.80

Aug 2014

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Serbia

12.90

Sep 2017

11.80

Jun 2017

11.80

Jun 2017

21.30

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Tajikistan

2.20

Oct 2017

2.20

Sep 2017

2.00

Feb 2005

3.13

Jan 2000

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Turkey

10.30

Oct 2017

10.60

Sep 2017

8.00

Jun 2012

13.90

Apr 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Ukraine

8.90

Sep 2017

9.10

Jun 2017

5.20

Sep 2005

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Morocco

10.60

Sep 2017

9.30

Jun 2017

7.80

Jun 2006

15.10

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Oman

16.90

2017

16.50

2016

16.10

2015

19.60

2001

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Qatar

0.10

2016

0.20

2015

0.10

2016

3.90

2001

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Saudi Arabia

5.60

2016

5.60

2015

4.34

1999

6.97

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
South Africa

27.70

Sep 2017

27.70

Jun 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Sudan

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

8.60

1993

20.70

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014
Syria

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

8.10

2009

14.90

2011

%

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2016
Tunisia

15.30

Jun 2017

15.30

Mar 2017

14.80

Jun 2014

18.90

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Yemen

14.30

2010

14.60

2009

9.80

1994

16.23

2004

%

yearly

1994 - 2010

Updated on 2014
United Arab Emirates

4.60

2011

4.30

2010

1.80

1995

4.60

2011

%

yearly

1995 - 2011

Updated on 2017
Egypt

11.90

Sep 2017

11.98

Jun 2017

8.40

Jun 2008

13.40

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Kuwait

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Ivory Coast

9.20

2017

9.30

2016

8.90

1991

9.40

2015

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
European Union

7.30

Nov 2017

7.40

Oct 2017

6.80

Apr 2008

11.00

Apr 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Kenya

11.00

2017

11.30

2016

8.10

1999

12.20

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Iran

12.50

Mar 2017

12.30

Dec 2016

9.50

Sep 2014

14.70

Mar 2002

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Lebanon

10.00

2012

6.40

2009

6.40

2009

10.00

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2012

Updated on 2014
Kosovo

27.50

2016

32.90

2015

27.50

2016

57.10

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 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

-18.0

Dec 2017

-16.0

Nov 2017

-34.0

Mar 2016

5.0

May 2010

% Point

monthly

Sep 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

141.9

Oct 2017

1,850.8

Sep 2017

-1,909.2

Sep 2006

3,425.6

Mar 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Total Imports Growth

13.6

Dec 2017

12.8

Nov 2017

-43.9

Jul 1998

115.6

Feb 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1967 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Money Supply M2

2,217,580.44

Oct 2017

2,202,949.37

Sep 2017

1,937.35

Jan 1970

2,217,580.44

Oct 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1970 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 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
Teledensity: Fixed Line

56.10

2016

58.06

2015

0.78

1965

61.57

2013

Number

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

3.8

Sep 2017

2.7

Jun 2017

-7.4

Jun 1998

19.6

Dec 1969

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

2.68

Sep 2017

1.29

Jun 2017

-1.87

Dec 2008

16.36

Mar 1984

%

quarterly

Sep 1983 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

4.8

Nov 2017

4.8

Oct 2017

-0.5

Feb 2010

22.3

Nov 2008

%

monthly

Dec 2002 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

92.2

2016

92.3

2015

14.7

1997

100.8

2007

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

43,526.0

Dec 2017

42,007.9

Nov 2017

38.6

Jan 1966

45,873.3

Apr 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1966 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

0.50

Nov 2017

1.68

Oct 2017

-4.50

Feb 1987

15.62

Mar 1988

%

monthly

Jan 1986 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

35,769.65

2022

34,576.15

2021

1,710.79

1980

35,769.65

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

15.9

Sep 2017

15.5

Jun 2017

7.2

Dec 1964

19.2

Mar 1960

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Retail Sales Growth

0.4

Oct 2017

7.7

Sep 2017

-17.6

Jul 1998

18.6

May 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Equity Market Index

2,467.5

Dec 2017

2,476.4

Nov 2017

93.7

Jan 1976

2,523.4

Oct 2017

04Jan1980=100

monthly

Jan 1976 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Domestic Credit

2,525,917.0

Nov 2017

2,434,366.7

Oct 2017

676,007.4

Jan 2002

2,525,917.0

Nov 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Visitor Arrivals

1,140,463

Oct 2017

1,055,181

Sep 2017

29,798

Jan 1975

1,681,578

Jul 2016

Person

monthly

Jan 1975 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Core CPI Change

1.19

Nov 2017

1.34

Oct 2017

-0.35

May 1999

30.47

Dec 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 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

Sep 2017

15.4

Jun 2017

10.5

Mar 2001

15.4

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

1.68

Nov 2017

1.45

Oct 2017

1.27

Jul 2016

5.87

Oct 2008

% pa

monthly

Jul 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Gold Reserves

4,794.75

Dec 2017

4,794.75

Nov 2017

1.30

Feb 1957

4,794.75

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

3.5

Sep 2017

2.3

Jun 2017

-4.5

Mar 1999

38.8

Jun 1964

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

2,777.4

Nov 2017

214.5

Oct 2017

-59.8

Aug 2001

6,660.2

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Long Term Interest Rate

2.48

Nov 2017

2.57

Oct 2017

1.39

Jul 2016

7.25

Mar 2002

% pa

monthly

Jul 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Total Exports

49,065.1

Dec 2017

49,681.4

Nov 2017

14.8

Jan 1966

55,118.4

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1966 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bank Lending Rate

3.46

Oct 2017

3.46

Sep 2017

3.23

Aug 2016

17.01

Jan 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1996 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Consumer Confidence: Net Balance

10.9

Dec 2017

12.3

Nov 2017

-29.8

Dec 2008

20.8

Oct 2009

% Point

monthly

Jul 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on Dec 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

3.1

Nov 2017

3.6

Oct 2017

-41.4

Mar 1921

10,656.3

Jun 1946

%

monthly

Jul 1911 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Trade Balance

5,539.2

Dec 2017

7,673.5

Nov 2017

-4,043.5

Jan 2008

13,433.6

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

49,349.03

2022

47,242.10

2021

2,183.96

1980

49,349.03

2022

PPP 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
House Prices Growth

1.2

Dec 2017

1.2

Nov 2017

-13.1

Nov 1998

21.9

Aug 1988

%

monthly

Jan 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Consumer Confidence Growth

16.8

Dec 2017

16.6

Nov 2017

-14.4

Jan 2012

44.7

Dec 2009

% Point

monthly

Jul 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

1,082.902

Dec 2017

1,099.794

Nov 2017

50.000

Jan 1960

1,707.300

Jan 1998

KRW/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Exchange Reserves

379,476.6

Dec 2017

377,544.5

Nov 2017

522.3

Apr 1972

379,476.6

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1971 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-16.8

Nov 2017

-27.0

Oct 2017

-54.1

Jul 2015

175.3

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Non-Performing Loans

15,078.26

Sep 2017

14,494.46

Jun 2017

6,876.80

Jun 2008

20,347.68

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.90

2022

2.94

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

1.5

Dec 2017

1.3

Nov 2017

-12.0

Apr 1958

122.1

Oct 1952

%

monthly

Aug 1952 - Dec 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
External Debt

409,127.3

Sep 2017

407,340.7

Jun 2017

80,766.4

Dec 1994

452,718.0

Jun 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Real Effective Exchange Rate

92.4

Nov 2017

90.4

Oct 2017

59.2

Jan 1998

107.8

Apr 2006

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1994 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Gross National Product

395,687.34

Sep 2017

375,803.66

Jun 2017

552.08

Sep 1961

395,687.34

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Gross Savings Rate

36.6

Sep 2017

36.4

Jun 2017

-1.3

Mar 1972

43.0

Sep 1988

%

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

62.3

Dec 2017

63.2

Nov 2017

59.0

Jan 2011

63.8

Jun 2017

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

6.1

Sep 2017

4.1

Jun 2017

-13.1

Mar 1980

16.0

Mar 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 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

Nov 2017

7.0

Oct 2017

3.5

Apr 1982

27.0

Dec 1979

%

monthly

Nov 1979 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

185,244.76

Sep 2017

183,466.50

Jun 2017

453.15

Jun 1961

185,244.76

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 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

2,846.43

Jun 2017

2,858.12

Mar 2017

0.54

Jun 1964

2,858.12

Mar 2017

USD bn

quarterly

Dec 1962 - Jun 2017

Updated on Dec 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

30.6

Sep 2017

31.7

Jun 2017

-19.0

Mar 1964

43.9

Jun 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Business Confidence Growth

10.0

Dec 2017

12.0

Nov 2017

-23.0

Aug 2012

15.0

Mar 2017

% Point

monthly

Sep 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.9

Sep 2017

0.7

Jun 2017

-0.4

Sep 1980

2.9

Jun 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Policy Rate

1.50

Dec 2017

1.50

Nov 2017

1.25

Oct 2017

5.25

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

May 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

120,845.82

Sep 2017

118,928.62

Jun 2017

66.00

Sep 1961

120,845.82

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 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
Industrial Production Index Growth

-1.4

Nov 2017

1.4

Oct 2017

-20.8

Dec 2008

39.9

Apr 1968

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 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

119,803.0

Sep 2017

117,298.0

Jun 2017

35,310.6

Dec 2001

190,069.6

Sep 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
P/E ratio

13.26

16 Jan 2018

13.16

15 Jan 2018

0.00

17 Apr 2001

51.69

30 Mar 2001

NA

daily

03 Apr 2000 - 16 Jan 2018

Updated on 17 Jan 2018
Tourism Revenue

1,071

Oct 2017

1,210

Sep 2017

10

Jan 1975

1,773

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Employed Persons

26,726,000.00

Dec 2017

26,629,000.00

Nov 2017

13,715,000.00

Jan 1984

26,726,000.00

Dec 2017

Person

monthly

Jan 1983 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-17.5

Dec 2017

-1.2

Nov 2017

-69.4

Aug 1998

131.0

Aug 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

1,376.51

Jun 2017

1,379.97

Mar 2017

0.04

Jun 1964

1,379.97

Mar 2017

USD bn

quarterly

Dec 1962 - Jun 2017

Updated on Dec 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
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 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

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
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

47.2

Sep 2017

46.9

Jun 2017

46.9

Dec 1988

116.2

Mar 1964

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Total Deposits

1,529,028.92

Nov 2017

1,472,242.51

Oct 2017

140,151.56

Sep 1992

1,529,028.92

Nov 2017

USD mn

monthly

Sep 1992 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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

117.87

Sep 2017

117.22

Jun 2017

41.09

Mar 1987

117.87

Sep 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

1.45

Sep 2017

1.24

Jun 2017

-12.80

Dec 1998

20.81

Dec 1990

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index

103.89

Sep 2017

103.92

Jun 2017

79.62

Mar 2001

151.28

Jun 1991

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

-0.84

Sep 2017

-0.66

Jun 2017

-17.72

Dec 1998

14.37

Jun 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
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 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
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

16,909.00

Oct 2017

24,177.00

Sep 2017

2,180.00

Jan 1986

27,193.00

Jul 2016

Unit

monthly

Oct 1979 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
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 Nov 2017
Monthly Earnings

2,961

Oct 2017

3,384

Sep 2017

1,673

Nov 2008

3,492

Jan 2017

USD

monthly

Jan 2008 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Nominal GDP

389,618.7

Sep 2017

380,260.1

Jun 2017

576.1

Jun 1961

389,618.7

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 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

5,005.0

Oct 2017

10,419.2

Sep 2017

-4,183.9

Aug 2008

11,732.2

Jan 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Electricity Production

42,347

Oct 2017

44,116

Sep 2017

94

Aug 1961

50,318

Jul 2017

GWh

monthly

Jul 1961 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 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

14.2

Sep 2017

13.9

Jun 2017

13.6

Jun 2016

19.1

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Household Debt

1,465,424.2

Sep 2017

1,432,365.5

Jun 2017

437,910.9

Dec 2002

1,465,424.2

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

130,211

Oct 2017

154,518

Sep 2017

45,224

Jan 1998

200,457

Dec 2015

Unit

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

8.7

Dec 2017

9.0

Nov 2017

1.3

Jan 1988

12.2

Feb 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 1971 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-6,500.50

Sep 2017

7,938.30

Jun 2017

-15,206.40

Sep 2008

22,876.00

Sep 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Total Exports Growth

8.9

Dec 2017

9.6

Nov 2017

-34.5

Jan 2009

149.4

Oct 1973

%

monthly

Jan 1967 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Tourism Revenue Growth

-19.3

Nov 2017

-26.4

Oct 2017

-48.6

Jul 2015

173.5

Dec 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Nominal GDP Growth

7.45

Sep 2017

4.96

Jun 2017

-5.47

Dec 1998

49.32

Sep 1963

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

59,726.13

Sep 2017

58,809.92

Jun 2017

59.55

Sep 1964

59,726.13

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Money Supply M1

751,246.89

Nov 2017

734,312.84

Oct 2017

854.19

Jan 1970

751,246.89

Nov 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1970 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

25.07

Sep 2017

25.21

Jun 2017

3.52

Dec 1997

29.11

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 1971 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 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

20.10

Jun 2017

19.90

Mar 2017

16.70

Mar 2005

25.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Debt Service Ratio: Households

12.60

Jun 2017

12.50

Mar 2017

8.50

Dec 1999

12.60

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Dec 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