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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]2016774,622M.€chart11,636M.€2013GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016857,429M.$chart15,454M.$2013GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20169,705€chart467€2013GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201610,743$chart621$2013GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q42,457€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4196,141M.€
Debt [+]2015213,463 M.€
Debt [+]2015236,837 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201527.57%
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,711 €
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,008$
Deficit [+]2015-9,357 M.€
Deficit [+]2015-10,382 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.21%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015248,773.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015276,014.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200612,488.3
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200615,766.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20068.55%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201526,066.4chart273.92008Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19986,966.2chart402.92008Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.50%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201516,438.8
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201518,277.8
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20146.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201532.13%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20153,159€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20153,505$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2006172€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2006226$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015335€chart11€2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998107$chart17$2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015209€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015232$
Moody's Rating [+]03/17/2017Ba1
S&P Rating [+]07/20/2016BB
Fitch Rating [+]01/27/2017BB+
Corruption Index [+]201641chart122016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201651º
Fragile States Index [+]201574.5chart93.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201678º
Innovation Ranking [+]201642º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]December 201611.9%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q412.0%
Unemployed [+]2016Q43,673 m.
NMW [+]2017504.6 $
NMW [+]2017479.5 €
Average Wage [+]201611,009€
Average Wage [+]201511,753$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201568º
Markets
Euro / Turkish liras [+]04/27/20173.8797
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/27/201720.66%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 201711.3%
HICP [+]March 201711.1%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 201716.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/25/20168.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201769º
IPI Year on Year [+]February 20171.0%
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,485,927
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014184.99
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200618.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.8%
Trade
Exports [+]2016128,807.0 M.€chart3,434.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015143,882.6 M.$chart3,810.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201616.63%chart24.81%2013Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016179,466.0 M.€chart4,317.3 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015207,199.1 M.$chart4,790.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201623.17%chart30.09%2013Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-50,659.0 M.€chart-883.3 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-63,316.5 M.$chart-980.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.54%chart-5.27%2013Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]February 2017-4.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016102chart2092015Density [+]
Population [+]201679,815,000chart25,155,3172015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,964,916chart48,4582015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,395.0
% Immigrant [+]20153.77%chart0.19%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20154,086.6chart194.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.761
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016145ºchart150º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016130º
Ranking [+]201575º
Birth Rate [+]201516.90‰chart14.35‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.14chart1.982014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.20‰chart9.24‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201578.20chart70.072014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20157.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.70‰
Number of homicides [+]20123,216chart1,1692012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20124.3chart4.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201323.1%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.70chart2.402014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Pyongyang
  • Population: 25,155,317
  • Surface Area: 120,540 km2
  • Currency: North Korean won
  • Belongs to: UN