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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]2015234,420M.€chart11,636M.€2013GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015260,089M.$chart15,454M.$2013GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20157,524€chart466€2013GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20158,348$chart619$2013GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201080,863 M.€
Debt [+]2010107,200 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201036.46%
Debt Per Capita [+]20102,835 €
Debt Per Capita [+]20103,762$
Deficit [+]2010-22,986 M.€
Deficit [+]2010-30,472 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2010-10.36%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201070,036.4
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201092,847.3
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200911,700.1
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200916,319.3
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200920.66%
273.92008Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
402.92008Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.80%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,873.5
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,488.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20055.63%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201031.58%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20102,455€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20103,255$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009416€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009581$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201481€chart11€2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014108$chart17$2008Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201461€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201481$
Moody's Rating [+]03/04/2016Caa3
S&P Rating [+]12/13/2013B-
Fitch Rating [+]08/30/2017CC
Corruption Index [+]201617chart122016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016132º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.6chart93.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016120º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]April 20167.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q17.5%
Unemployed [+]2016Q11,062 m.
NMW [+]2013693.1 $
NMW [+]2013525.8 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201591º
Markets
Euro / Venezuelan bolivar fuerte [+]09/19/201711.9421
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/19/20171,277.43%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2015180.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/01/201721.46%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017187º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015144.76
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201012.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201534.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201622,251.3 M.€chart3,902.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201624,630.0 M.$chart4,320.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201514.32%chart24.81%2013Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201612,241.4 M.€chart4,381.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201613,550.0 M.$chart4,850.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201512.69%chart30.09%2013Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201610,009.9 M.€chart-478.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201611,080.0 M.$chart-530.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20151.63%chart-5.27%2013Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201635chart2102016Density [+]
Population [+]201631,568,179chart25,368,6202016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,404,448chart48,4582015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015104.0
% Immigrant [+]20154.51%chart0.19%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,570.8chart194.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015606,344chart112,7832015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.95%chart0.45%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.767
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017143ºchart150º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201674º
Ranking [+]201576º
Birth Rate [+]201519.27‰chart14.33‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.34chart1.972015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.57‰chart9.29‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.41chart70.342015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201517,778chart1,1102015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201557.2chart4.42015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.74chart2.502015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Pyongyang
  • Population: 25,368,620
  • Surface Area: 120,540 km2
  • Currency: North Korean won
  • Belongs to: UN