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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q223,344€
GDP Mill. € [+]201653,005M.€chart11,636M.€2013GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201659,979M.$chart15,454M.$2013GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201690,700€chart466€2013GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016104,095$chart619$2013GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q213,788M.€
Debt [+]201610,853
Debt [+]201612,013
Debt (%GDP) [+]201620.00%
Debt Per Capita [+]201618,374€
Debt Per Capita [+]201620,338$
Deficit [+]2016845
Deficit [+]2016935
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20161.60%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201622,302.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201624,686.4
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20142,041.7
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,711.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.63%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,849.5chart273.92008Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20163,154.1chart402.92008Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.64%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016260.2
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016294.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20151.24%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201641.20%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201637,758€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201641,794$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,655€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20144,933$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,312€chart11€2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,880$chart17$2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016445€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016511$
Moody's Rating [+]03/03/2017Aaa
S&P Rating [+]04/28/1994AAA
Fitch Rating [+]10/13/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201681chart122016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201719º
Fragile States Index [+]201522.2chart93.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201612º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]August 20176.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q25.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q215 m.
NMW [+]20172,106.7 $
NMW [+]20171,998.6 €
Average Wage [+]201656,197€
Average Wage [+]201662,205$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201521º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]10/20/20171.60%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]September 20171.8%
HICP [+]September 20172.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20170.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201759º
IPI Year on Year [+]August 20174.9%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201751,192
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201796.61
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015733.25
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201517.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201645.5%
Trade
Exports [+]201614,243.0 M.€chart3,902.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201615,813.2 M.$chart4,320.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201626.87%chart24.81%2013Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201619,661.6 M.€chart4,381.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201621,656.9 M.$chart4,850.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201637.09%chart30.09%2013Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,418.6 M.€chart-478.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,843.8 M.$chart-530.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.22%chart-5.27%2013Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 2017-25.6%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016228chart2102016Density [+]
Population [+]2016590,667chart25,368,6202016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015249,325chart48,4582015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,613.0
% Immigrant [+]201543.27%chart0.19%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,232.8chart194.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]201561,058chart112,7832015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201510.60%chart0.45%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.898
150º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201634º
Ranking [+]201519º
Birth Rate [+]201610.40‰chart13.87‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.47chart1.922015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20166.80‰chart8.75‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.40chart71.242015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.40‰
Number of homicides [+]20144chart1,1102015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7chart4.42015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201515.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201518.05chart2.502015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Pyongyang
  • Population: 25,368,620
  • Surface Area: 120,540 km2
  • Currency: North Korean won
  • Belongs to: UN