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Government
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015493,042M.$chart15,454M.$2013GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2015447,010M.€chart11,636M.€2013GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201550,050$chart621$2013GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201545,600€chart467€2013GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q311,690€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q3115,158M.€
Debt [+]2015199,883 M.€
Debt [+]2015221,770 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201543.90%
Debt Per Capita [+]201521,972$
Debt Per Capita [+]201520,291 €
Deficit [+]20151,062 M.€
Deficit [+]20151,178 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.20%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015224,446.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015249,023.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201241,640.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201232,411.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201215.25%
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199816,944.2chart402.92008Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201541,160.2chart273.92008Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201419.03%
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,349.0
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,849.6
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20143.47%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201550.20%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201525,279$
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201522,784€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20124,358$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20123,407€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,914$chart17$2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20154,223€chart11€2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015543$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015495€
Moody's Rating [+]04/08/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]02/16/2004AAA
Fitch Rating [+]02/10/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201688chart122016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016
Fragile States Index [+]201520.2chart93.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201644º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q3337 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Unemployment Rate [+]January 20176.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q36.3%
Average Wage [+]201549,982$
Average Wage [+]201545,049€
Markets
Euro / Swedish kronas [+]02/20/20179.4785
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/20/20170.69%
Risk Premium [+]02/20/201737
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/20/20173.90%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20171.4%
HICP [+]December 20161.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 20164.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]02/17/2016-0.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014531.50
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 2017373,952
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 201643.83
IPI Year on Year [+]December 2016-0.8%
Motor vehicle production [+]2015188,987
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/199625.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201557.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016126,099.7 M.€chart3,434.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015139,888.9 M.$chart3,810.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201528.26%chart24.81%2013Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016126,815.0 M.€chart4,317.3 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015137,624.7 M.$chart4,790.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.84%chart30.09%2013Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-715.1 M.€chart-883.3 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20152,264.2 M.$chart-980.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20150.42%chart-5.27%2013Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20161.3%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20153,268.7
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20153,401.4chart194.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.30‰chart9.24‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201514.5%
Density [+]201522chart2092015Density [+]
Population [+]20159,851,017chart25,155,3172015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,639,771chart48,4582015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.907
Global Peace Ranking [+]201614ºchart150º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201511.70‰chart14.35‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.88chart1.982014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201482.30chart70.072014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20145.50‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.70‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.9chart4.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]201487chart1,1692012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.60chart2.402014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Pyongyang
  • Population: 25,155,317
  • Surface Area: 120,540 km2
  • Currency: North Korean won
  • Belongs to: UN