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South Korea  

South Korea, is a country located at Eastern Asia, it has an area of 100,280 Km2,

South Korea, with a population of 51,015,000 people, it is ranked at 27º position by population of 196 countries and it has a high population density, con 509 people per km2.

The capital is Seoul and its currency is South Korean won

South Korea is holding the 11 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2015 was 470,482 millions of euros522,000 millions of dollars, ( 37.76% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 9,222 € euros per inhabitant10,234$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in South Korea was on November of 2016 and it was 1.3%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of South Korea, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.898 points in 2014, leaving it in 17th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit South Korea are business, you must know it's in the 5th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of South Korea, if you want to see information about other countries click here

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South Korea Economy
Government
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,274,953M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,411,246M.$
GDP per capita [+]201624,992€
GDP per capita [+]201627,663$
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q46,489€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4331,037M.€
Debt [+]2015470,482 M.€
Debt [+]2015522,000 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201537.76%
Debt Per Capita [+]20159,222 €
Debt Per Capita [+]201510,234$
Deficit [+]20154,214 M.€
Deficit [+]20154,675 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.34%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015260,733.2
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015289,283.4
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201243,927.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201256,472.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201124.98%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201549,715.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19987,363.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201412.28%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201532,828.1
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201536,556.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201510.58%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201520.92%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20155,111€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20155,671$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012875€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20121,125$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015982€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998159$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015644€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015717$
Moody's Rating [+]12/18/2015Aa2
S&P Rating [+]08/07/2016AA
Fitch Rating [+]10/20/2016AA-
Corruption Index [+]201653
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201626º
Fragile States Index [+]201536.3
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201661º
Innovation Ranking [+]201611º
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q43.2%
Unemployed [+]2017Q11,167 m.
NMW [+]20171,123.4 $
NMW [+]20171,065.3 €
Average Wage [+]201634,152€
Average Wage [+]201537,229$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201530º
Markets
Euro / South Korean won [+]05/25/20171,255.7400
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/26/201716.23%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20161.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/09/20161.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017
Motor vehicle production [+]20164,228,509
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014396.44
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201643.2%
Trade
Exports [+]2016447,579.7 M.€
Exports [+]2016495,426.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201635.11%
Imports [+]2016366,963.6 M.€
Imports [+]2016406,192.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201628.78%
Trade balance [+]201680,616.1 M.€
Trade balance [+]201689,234.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20166.32%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015509
Population [+]201551,015,000
Immigrant stock [+]20151,327,324
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20156,453.5
% Immigrant [+]20152.60%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,833.4
Emigrant stock [+]20152,345,840
% Emigrant [+]20154.60%
HDI [+]20140.898
Global Peace Ranking [+]201653º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016116º
Ranking [+]201560º
Birth Rate [+]20158.60‰
Fertility Rate [+]20151.24
Crude death rate [+]20155.40‰
Life expectancy [+]201582.16
Number of homicides [+]2014372
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201412.30