South Korea | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Bond 10Y 3.56 3.52 4.96 Percent 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
Stock Market 2000.37 1985.61 826.09 Index points 2014-04-23 Daily [+]
Currency 1040.86 1063.93 988.84 2014-04-23 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP Growth Rate 0.90 0.90 1.71 Percent 2014-03-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.90 3.70 7.11 Percent 2014-03-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP per capita 21562.45 21226.03 8688.58 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 27990.83 27554.12 16093.65 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Constant Prices 350505.10 285348.50 122420.15 KRW Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 101518.70 70686.00 35929.14 KRW Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross National Product 365088.20 345972.60 126424.81 KRW Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
GDP 1129.60 1114.47 309.12 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Unemployment Rate 3.50 3.90 3.64 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Population 50.00 49.78 39.69 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Employed Persons 25524.00 25644.00 23094.82 Thousand 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Labour Costs 110.90 107.40 100.73 Index Points 2013-05-15 Quarterly [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.80 61.40 60.51 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Productivity 101.60 103.00 108.94 Index Points 2013-08-15 Quarterly [+]
Unemployed Persons 928.00 1033.00 866.50 Thousand 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Wages 3126967.00 3180603.00 2840544.72 KRW 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3418613.00 3464494.00 3020641.16 KRW 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Inflation Rate 1.30 1.00 7.91 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.10 1.70 6.06 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 109.00 108.80 47.70 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Core Consumer Prices 108.30 108.00 60.52 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Export Prices 90.70 91.02 78.86 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
GDP Deflator 102.10 104.80 60.08 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Import Prices 99.61 100.12 48.99 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.18 0.27 0.62 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Producer Prices 105.74 105.77 54.27 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.49 -0.94 6.79 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Interest Rate 2.50 2.50 3.70 Percent 2014-04-10 Monthly [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 354341.30 351791.80 80274.91 USD Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Interbank Rate 2.48 2.49 7.09 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Loans to Private Sector 920.00 1851.00 2141.95 KRW Billion 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M0 55394300.00 59421300.00 9082416.62 KRW Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M1 519154.10 514601.30 130499.59 KRW Billion 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M2 1964261.00 1947925.40 487361.49 KRW Billion 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M3 2658305.00 2643991.70 1005361.65 KRW Billion 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Current Account 4524.90 3290.00 956.02 USD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Exports 49716.83 42977.29 11187.24 USD Million 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Imports 45552.08 42043.69 10688.97 USD Million 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.80 2.40 1.20 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Balance of Trade 4164.75 933.60 498.14 USD Million 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Capital Flows -6917.00 -4480.00 -929.06 USD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
External Debt 416595.00 411015.00 225171.97 USD Million 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3802252.00 2747393.00 1093051.07 USD Thousand 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Terms of Trade 119.90 106.00 56.94 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1132155.00 886026.00 517840.76 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Debt To GDP 34.80 34.00 20.09 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 80.74 Monthly [+]
Government Budget -1.50 -1.30 -0.18 Percent of GDP 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget Value -8247.00 4112.00 7213.39 KRW Billion 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Government Spending 50298.90 41962.70 19219.98 KRW Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Business Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Industrial Production 4.30 -4.30 9.73 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Business Confidence 81.00 78.00 81.48 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Bankruptcies 68.00 88.00 544.36 Companies 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Capacity Utilization 109.30 109.40 45.83 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Car Registrations 19596321.00 19537785.00 11545094.12 Cars 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Changes in Inventories 5380.70 220.70 839.03 KRW Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.80 -0.10 0.68 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.40 49.80 49.58 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.50 -4.50 8.48 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
New Orders 8035953.00 8069649.00 3325958.09 KRW Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Retail Sales MoM -3.20 2.20 0.33 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Retail Sales YoY -0.70 5.50 6.49 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Consumer Confidence 108.00 108.00 100.52 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Bank Lending Rate 4.45 4.53 7.46 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Consumer Spending 172228.50 144262.30 68919.53 KRW Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Disposable Personal Income 1436524.40 1385445.30 440720.82 KRW Billion 2013-06-30 Yearly [+]
Personal Savings 494415.30 473507.20 145575.94 KRW Billion 2013-06-30 Yearly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 24.20 24.20 25.06 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 38.00 38.00 35.91 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 10.00 10.00 9.89 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate 18.52 18.24 16.72 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 10.23 10.10 9.35 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 8.29 8.14 7.37 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Housing Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Housing Index 1422948.00 2256244.00 1493053.80 KRW Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]





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