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Government
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016386,973M.$chart15,454M.$2013GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2016349,601M.€chart11,636M.€2013GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201644,530$chart621$2013GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201640,230€chart467€2013GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q410,190€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q488,554M.€
Debt [+]2015290,762 M.€
Debt [+]2015322,600 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201585.50%
Debt Per Capita [+]201537,119$
Debt Per Capita [+]201533,459 €
Deficit [+]2015-3,543 M.€
Deficit [+]2015-3,931 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.00%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015175,411.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015194,619.3
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201222,216.8
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201217,284.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201210.71%
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201529,491.0chart402.92008Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201526,580.5chart273.92008Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.27%
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,518.8
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,287.5
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20141.59%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201551.60%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201522,396$
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201520,185€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,637$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,049€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,439$chart17$2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,099€chart11€2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015292$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015265€
Moody's Rating [+]06/24/2016Aa1
S&P Rating [+]01/13/2012AA+
Fitch Rating [+]02/03/2017AA+
Corruption Index [+]201675chart122016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201623º
Fragile States Index [+]201526.0chart93.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016111º
Innovation Ranking [+]201620º
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q3279 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201511º
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20165.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q36.1%
Average Wage [+]201548,245$
Average Wage [+]201543,484€
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/20/20170.60%
Risk Premium [+]02/20/201728
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/17/20176.87%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20161.4%
HICP [+]December 20161.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 20160.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201719º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014599.26
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 2017331,937
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 201643.10
IPI Year on Year [+]November 20163.9%
Motor vehicle production [+]2015125,500
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201620.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201550.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016137,377.2 M.€chart3,434.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015152,335.0 M.$chart3,810.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201639.30%chart24.81%2013Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016141,550.4 M.€chart4,317.3 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015155,235.4 M.$chart4,790.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201640.49%chart30.09%2013Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,173.5 M.€chart-883.3 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-2,900.3 M.$chart-980.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.19%chart-5.27%2013Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20162.1%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,814.0
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20153,738.4chart194.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.60‰chart9.24‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201513.9%
Density [+]2015104chart2092015Density [+]
Population [+]20158,690,076chart25,155,3172015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,492,374chart48,4582015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.885
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016chart150º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201652º
Ranking [+]201513º
Birth Rate [+]20159.80‰chart14.35‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.47chart1.982014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201481.60chart70.072014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20134.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20122.00‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.5chart4.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]201440chart1,1692012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20148.19chart2.402014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Pyongyang
  • Population: 25,155,317
  • Surface Area: 120,540 km2
  • Currency: North Korean won
  • Belongs to: UN