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Government
10,018€2017Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201311,636M.€chart3,263,350M.€2017GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201315,454M.$chart3,686,606M.$2017GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2013466€chart39,500€2017GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2013619$chart44,524$2017GDP per capita [+]
829,500M.€2017Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
2,140,0092016Debt [+]
2,368,7762016Debt [+]
68.10%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
25,846€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
28,608$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
25,6742016Deficit [+]
28,4192016Deficit [+]
0.80%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
1,388,557.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
1,536,993.72016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
145,221.52014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
192,976.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
11.14%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2008273.9chart298,694.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2008402.9chart330,624.42016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
19.65%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
37,135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
41,093.92016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
4.19%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
44.20%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
16,770€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
18,563$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
1,793€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
2,383$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]200811€chart3,635€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]200817$chart4,023$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
451€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
498$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa02/24/2017Moody's Rating [+]
AAA08/17/1983S&P Rating [+]
AAA02/09/2018Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201717chart812017Corruption Index [+]
2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201593.8chart28.12015Fragile States Index [+]
105º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
10º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.6%December 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
3.6%2017Q3Unemployment rate [+]
1,586 m.2017Q3Unemployed [+]
1,796.6 $2018NMW [+]
1,498.0 €2018NMW [+]
47,809€2016Average Wage [+]
52,919$2016Average Wage [+]
22º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.65%02/23/201810-Year Bond Yield [+]
-3.36%02/23/2018Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.6%January 2018CPI (overall index) [+]
1.4%January 2018HICP [+]
2.3%November 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
20º2018Doing Business [+]
5.7%November 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
3,404,794June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
45.48June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
6,062,5622016Motor vehicle production [+]
589.312015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
19.00%01/01/2007Standard VAT [+]
47.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20163,902.8 M.€chart1,282,400.9 M.€2017Exports [+]
Exports [+]20164,320.0 M.$chart1,339,646.5 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201324.81%chart39.30%2017Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,381.6 M.€chart1,033,206.8 M.€2017Imports [+]
Imports [+]20164,850.0 M.$chart1,054,891.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201330.09%chart31.66%2017Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-478.8 M.€chart249,194.1 M.€2017Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-530.0 M.$chart284,755.2 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2013-5.27%chart7.64%2017Trade balance % GDP [+]
4.4%November 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016210chart2322016Density [+]
Population [+]201625,368,620chart82,800,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201548,458chart12,005,6902015Immigrant stock [+]
16,683.22016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.19%chart14.61%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016192.3chart23,210.62016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015112,783chart4,045,4112015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20150.45%chart4.92%2015% Emigrant [+]
0.9262015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017150ºchart16º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
13º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201513.87‰chart9.30‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.92chart1.502015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.75‰chart11.20‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201571.24chart80.702015Life expectancy [+]
4.90‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.00‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]20151,110chart6822015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20154.41chart0.852015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
16.7%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.50chart9.642015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Pyongyang
  • Population: 25,368,620
  • Surface Area: 120,540 km2
  • Currency: North Korean won
  • Religion: Unbelieving majority
  • Belongs to: UN