South Korea  

South Korea, is a country located at Eastern Asia, it has an area of 100,339 Km2,

South Korea, with a population of 51,454,000 people, it is ranked at 27º position by population of 196 countries and it has a high population density, con 513 people per km2.

The capital is Seoul and its currency is South Korean won

South Korea is holding the 12 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 509,989 millions of euros564,507 millions of dollars, ( 40% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 9,952€ euros per inhabitant11,016$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in South Korea was on December of 2018 and it was 1.3%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of South Korea, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.903 points in 2017, leaving it in 23th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit South Korea are business, you must know it's in the 5th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of South Korea, if you want to see information about other countries click here

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South Korea Economy
Comptes nationaux - Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2018Q36,708€
Annual GDP [+]20171,355,326M.€
Annual GDP [+]20171,530,751M.$
GDP per capita [+]201726,341€
GDP per capita [+]201729,750$
Quarterly GDP [+]2018Q3345,150M.€
Debt [+]2016509,989
Debt [+]2016564,507
Debt (%GDP) [+]201640.00%
Debt Per Capita [+]20169,952€
Debt Per Capita [+]201611,016$
Deficit (M.€) [+]201622,312
Deficit (M.$) [+]201624,697
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20161.75%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016264,172.6
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016292,412.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201565,385.0
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201572,632.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201124.98%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201759,727.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19987,346.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201613.45%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201734,627.2
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201739,109.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201712.12%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201620.72%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,155€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,706$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20151,282€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20151,424$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20171,161€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,209$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2017673€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2017760$
Moody's Rating [+]06/18/2018Aa2
S&P Rating [+]08/07/2016AA
Fitch Rating [+]01/23/2019AA-
Corruption Index [+]201857
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201815º
Fragile States Index [+]201835.7
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201845º
Innovation Ranking [+]201812º
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q43.2%
Unemployed [+]2017Q4895 m.
NMW [+]20181,468.9 $
NMW [+]20181,229.9 €
Average Wage [+]201736,139€
Average Wage [+]201537,229$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201727º
US Dollar exchange rate [+]02/08/20191,123.1400
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/15/20197.60%
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20181.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/30/20181.75%
Doing Business [+]2019
Motor vehicle production [+]20174,114,913
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015411.45
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201743.2%
Exports [+]2017507,828.6 M.€
Exports [+]2017573,694.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201737.47%
Imports [+]2017423,544.3 M.€
Imports [+]2017478,478.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201731.25%
Trade balance [+]201784,284.3 M.€
Trade balance [+]201795,216.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20176.22%
Ranking [+]201560º
Density [+]2017513
Global Peace Ranking [+]201849º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20176,331.8
% Immigrant [+]20172.24%
% Emigrant [+]20174.82%
Birth Rate [+]20167.90‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20175,989.1
Crude death rate [+]20165.50‰
Fertility Rate [+]20161.17
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20160.70
Population [+]201751,454,000
Immigrant stock [+]20171,151,865
Emigrant stock [+]20172,477,575
HDI [+]20170.903
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2018115º
Life expectancy [+]201682.02
Number of homicides [+]2016356
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201713.21