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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]201642,946M.€chart11,636M.€2013GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201647,537M.$chart15,454M.$2013GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,150€chart466€2013GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,914$chart619$2013GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201563,373 M.€
Debt [+]201570,312 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015138.43%
Debt Per Capita [+]201510,830 €
Debt Per Capita [+]201511,139$
Deficit [+]2015-3,367 M.€
Deficit [+]2015-3,736 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-7.36%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201511,995.5
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201513,309.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013921.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,223.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20138.58%
273.92008Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
402.92008Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.72%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,018.4
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,239.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201519.59%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201526.20%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,050€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,274$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013175€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013232$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014187€chart11€2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014248$chart17$2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015345€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015383$
Moody's Rating [+]08/25/2017B3
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013B-
Fitch Rating [+]09/01/2017B-
Corruption Index [+]201628chart122016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016101º
Fragile States Index [+]201588.1chart93.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201670º
Labour
NMW [+]2011330.3 $
NMW [+]2011249.3 €
Markets
Euro / Lebanese pounds [+]12/19/20161,578.9500
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]July 20173.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/31/200910.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017126º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015116.72
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201310.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201520.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20163,550.6 M.€chart3,902.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20163,930.1 M.$chart4,320.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20168.27%chart24.81%2013Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201617,124.0 M.€chart4,381.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201618,954.5 M.$chart4,850.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201639.87%chart30.09%2013Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-13,573.4 M.€chart-478.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-15,024.4 M.$chart-530.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-31.61%chart-5.27%2013Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016575chart2102016Density [+]
Population [+]20166,006,668chart25,368,6202016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,997,776chart48,4582015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20157,480.8
% Immigrant [+]201534.14%chart0.19%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,114.8chart194.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015798,140chart112,7832015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201513.64%chart0.45%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.763
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017148ºchart150º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016135º
Birth Rate [+]201515.40‰chart14.33‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.72chart1.972015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20154.55‰chart9.29‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201579.63chart70.342015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015231chart1,1102015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20154.0chart4.42015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20153.69chart2.502015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Pyongyang
  • Population: 25,368,620
  • Surface Area: 120,540 km2
  • Currency: North Korean won
  • Belongs to: UN