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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]2016265,726M.€chart11,636M.€2013GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016294,132M.$chart15,454M.$2013GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,753€chart467€2013GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,261$chart621$2013GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q41,315€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q473,500M.€
Debt [+]2016134,138 M.€
Debt [+]2016148,477 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.47%
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,399 €
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,655$
Deficit [+]2016-9,384 M.€
Deficit [+]2016-10,387 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.53%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201687,611.6
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201696,977.3
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201416,027.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201421,292.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201419.11%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201411,184.2chart273.92008Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19984,938.4chart402.92008Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.23%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,120.3
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,462.0
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20143.28%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201632.96%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,567€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,735$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014296€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014393$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014207€chart11€2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998113$chart17$2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201557€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201563$
Moody's Rating [+]04/03/2017Baa2
S&P Rating [+]04/03/2017BB+
Fitch Rating [+]04/07/2017BB+
Corruption Index [+]201645chart122016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201649º
Fragile States Index [+]201567.0chart93.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201620º
Innovation Ranking [+]201654º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 201626.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q327.1%
Unemployed [+]2016Q35,901 m.
NMW [+]2013291.6 $
NMW [+]2013221.4 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201592º
Markets
Euro / South African rands [+]04/27/201714.5361
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/26/20177.02%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 2017-15.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/18/20167.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201774º
Motor vehicle production [+]2016599,004
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014177.30
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200614.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201641.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201573,612.4 M.€chart3,434.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201581,673.0 M.$chart3,810.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201525.95%chart24.81%2013Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201594,294.4 M.€chart4,317.3 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015104,619.6 M.$chart4,790.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201533.24%chart30.09%2013Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-20,682.0 M.€chart-883.3 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-22,946.7 M.$chart-980.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.29%chart-5.27%2013Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201646chart2092015Density [+]
Population [+]201655,909,000chart25,155,3172015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,142,511chart48,4582015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015825.3
% Immigrant [+]20155.71%chart0.19%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,453.1chart194.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.666
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016126ºchart150º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201615º
Ranking [+]201578º
Birth Rate [+]201420.66‰chart14.35‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20142.36chart1.982014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201412.46‰chart9.24‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201457.18chart70.072014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201417,805chart1,1692012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201433.0chart4.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20147.40chart2.402014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Pyongyang
  • Population: 25,155,317
  • Surface Area: 120,540 km2
  • Currency: North Korean won
  • Belongs to: UN