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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]2016267,808M.€chart11,636M.€2013GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016296,359M.$chart15,454M.$2013GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,459€chart466€2013GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20169,360$chart619$2013GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2015154,722 M.€
Debt [+]2015171,665 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201557.95%
Debt Per Capita [+]20154,961 €
Debt Per Capita [+]20155,505$
Deficit [+]2015-7,612 M.€
Deficit [+]2015-8,445 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.85%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201566,976.9
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201574,310.9
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201513,260.8
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201514,714.5
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201519.72%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20145,665.2chart273.92008Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20147,526.3chart402.92008Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.45%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20163,768.6
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,170.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20158.22%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201525.08%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,148€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,383$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015425€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015472$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014191€chart11€2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014253$chart17$2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016119€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016132$
Moody's Rating [+]01/11/2016A3
S&P Rating [+]10/07/2003A-
Fitch Rating [+]08/17/2017A-
Corruption Index [+]201649chart122016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201618º
Fragile States Index [+]201565.9chart93.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201635º
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q13.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1513 m.
NMW [+]2013294.4 $
NMW [+]2013223.1 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201552º
Markets
Euro / Malaysian ringgit [+]09/19/20175.0200
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/20/20178.03%
Money Market
Key rates [+]07/13/20163.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201723º
Motor vehicle production [+]2016513,445
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015426.75
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20156.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201628.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016171,121.6 M.€chart3,902.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016189,414.5 M.$chart4,320.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201663.90%chart24.81%2013Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016152,129.8 M.€chart4,381.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016168,392.4 M.$chart4,850.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201656.81%chart30.09%2013Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201618,991.8 M.€chart-478.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201621,022.1 M.$chart-530.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20167.09%chart-5.27%2013Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201696chart2102016Density [+]
Population [+]201631,661,000chart25,368,6202016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,514,243chart48,4582015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,642.5
% Immigrant [+]20158.06%chart0.19%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,954.8chart194.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,835,252chart112,7832015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.88%chart0.45%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.789
Global Peace Ranking [+]201729ºchart150º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016106º
Birth Rate [+]201516.79‰chart14.33‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.93chart1.972015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20154.98‰chart9.29‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.88chart70.342015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012652chart1,1102015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20122.3chart4.42015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20158.09chart2.502015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Pyongyang
  • Population: 25,368,620
  • Surface Area: 120,540 km2
  • Currency: North Korean won
  • Belongs to: UN