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 51,635,000 people, it is ranked at 27º position by population of 196 countries and it has a high population density, con 515 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 2017 was 541,803 millions of euros612,075 millions of dollars, ( 37.68% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 10,536€ euros per inhabitant11,902$ 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
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2020Q26,809€
Annual GDP [+]20191,466,279M.€
Annual GDP [+]20181,720,489M.$
GDP per capita [+]201928,397€
GDP per capita [+]201833,320$
Quarterly GDP [+]2020Q2351,563M.€
Debt [+]2017541,803
Debt [+]2017612,075
Debt (%GDP) [+]201737.68%
Debt Per Capita [+]201710,536€
Debt Per Capita [+]201711,902$
Deficit (M.€) [+]201731,465
Deficit (M.$) [+]201735,546
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20172.19%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2017282,391.2
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2017319,017.3
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201662,279.3
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201668,937.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201124.98%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201971,709.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19987,346.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201713.42%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201838,149.9
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201845,031.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201812.35%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201719.64%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20175,491€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20176,203$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20161,216€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20161,346$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20191,384€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20171,310$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2018739€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2018872$
Moody's Rating [+]05/12/2020Aa2
S&P Rating [+]08/07/2016AA
Fitch Rating [+]02/11/2020AA-
Corruption Index [+]201857
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201913º
Fragile States Index [+]201835.7
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201845º
Innovation Ranking [+]201812º
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q43.2%
Unemployed [+]2017Q4895 m.
NMW [+]20191,568.2 $
NMW [+]20191,365.6 €
Average Wage [+]201938,117€
Average Wage [+]201537,229$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201727º
US Dollar exchange rate [+]09/22/20201,160.6000
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/23/20206.17%
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20181.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/28/20200.50%
Doing Business [+]2019
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20191,539,060
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 201934.77
Motor vehicle production [+]20193,950,617
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015411.45
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201947.5%
Annual arrivals [+]201815,347,000
Exports [+]2019484,352.5 M.€
Exports [+]2019542,232.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201933.03%
Imports [+]2019449,614.1 M.€
Imports [+]2019503,342.9 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201930.66%
Trade balance [+]201934,738.4 M.€
Trade balance [+]201938,889.7 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20192.37%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201560º
Density [+]2018515
Global Peace Ranking [+]202048º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20176,331.8
% Immigrant [+]20192.25%
% Emigrant [+]20194.22%
Birth Rate [+]20186.40‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20175,989.1
Crude death rate [+]20185.80‰
Fertility Rate [+]20180.98
Population [+]201851,635,000
Immigrant stock [+]20191,163,655
Emigrant stock [+]20192,176,580
HDI [+]20170.903
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2018115º
Life expectancy [+]201882.63
Suicides [+]201712,463
Suicide rate [+]201724.20
Number of homicides [+]2017301
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20170.60
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201813.59
Consumption GWh [+]2017511,761
Generation GWh [+]2018542,760
COVID-19 - Recovered [+]09/21/202020,441
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]09/21/2020388
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]09/21/20207.51
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]09/21/202023,106