South Korea | Economic Indicators

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 0.5 % Dec/16
Unemployment Rate 4 % Feb/17
Inflation Rate 1.9 % Feb/17
Interest Rate 1.25 % Feb/17
Balance of Trade 7220 USD Million Feb/17
Government Debt to GDP 37.9 % Dec/15
Markets Last Reference
Currency 1117 Mar/17
Stock Market 2165 points Mar/17
Government Bond 10Y 2.16 % Mar/17
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 0.5 % Dec/16
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.4 % Dec/16
GDP 1378 USD Billion Dec/15
GDP Constant Prices 380245 KRW Billion Dec/16
Gross National Product 410408 KRW Billion Dec/16
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 116760 KRW Billion Dec/16
GDP per capita 25023 USD Dec/15
GDP per capita PPP 34387 USD Dec/15
GDP From Agriculture 6857 KRW Billion Dec/16
GDP From Construction 16954 KRW Billion Dec/16
GDP From Manufacturing 108550 KRW Billion Dec/16
GDP From Mining 583 KRW Billion Dec/16
GDP From Public Administration 22778 KRW Billion Dec/16
GDP From Services 202139 Dec/16
GDP From Transport 12776 KRW Billion Dec/16
GDP From Utilities 7392 KRW Billion Dec/16
Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate 4 % Feb/17
Employed Persons 26541 Thousand Feb/17
Unemployed Persons 1108 Thousand Feb/17
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.2 % Feb/17
Labour Costs 139 Index Points Sep/16
Productivity 96.3 Index Points Sep/16
Wages 3480465 KRW/Month Dec/16
Minimum Wages 6470 KRW/Hour Jan/17
Wages in Manufacturing 3870051 KRW/Month Dec/16
Population 50.8 Million Dec/16
Retirement Age Women 60 Dec/17
Retirement Age Men 60 Dec/17
Employment Rate 95 % Feb/17
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.5 % Feb/17
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate 1.9 % Feb/17
Inflation Rate Mom 0.3 % Feb/17
Consumer Price Index CPI 103 Index Points Feb/17
Core Consumer Prices 103 Index Points Feb/17
Core Inflation Rate 1.5 % Feb/17
GDP Deflator 107 Index Points Dec/16
Producer Prices 103 Index Points Feb/17
Producer Prices Change 4.2 % Feb/17
Export Prices 85.96 Index Points Feb/17
Import Prices 83.12 Index Points Feb/17
Food Inflation 5.3 % Jan/17
Cpi Transportation 102 Index Points Feb/17
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 1.25 % Feb/17
Interbank Rate 1.43 % Mar/17
Money Supply M0 92124900 KRW Million Jan/17
Money Supply M1 779320 KRW Billion Jan/17
Money Supply M2 2408781 KRW Billion Jan/17
Money Supply M3 3350572 KRW Billion Jan/17
Foreign Exchange Reserves 373910 USD Million Feb/17
Loans to Private Sector 7582646 KRW Hundred Million Feb/17
Deposit Interest Rate 1.8 % Dec/15
Central Bank Balance Sheet 476040 KRW Billion Jan/17
Foreign Stock Investment 5729 USD Hundreds of Millions Dec/16
Private Debt To Gdp 256 % Dec/15
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade 7220 USD Million Feb/17
Exports 43189 USD Million Feb/17
Imports 35966 USD Million Feb/17
Current Account 5278 USD Million Jan/17
Current Account to GDP 7.7 % Dec/15
External Debt 380949 USD Million Dec/16
Terms of Trade 103 Index Points Jan/17
Capital Flows 4388 USD Million Jan/17
Foreign Direct Investment 6249699 USD Thousand Dec/16
Tourism Revenues 1208 USD Million Jan/17
Tourist Arrivals 1252080 Feb/17
Gold Reserves 104 Tonnes Dec/16
Terrorism Index 0.23 Dec/15
Weapons Sales 105 USD Million Dec/15
Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP 37.9 % Dec/15
Government Budget -3 % of GDP Dec/15
Government Budget Value 21010 KRW Billion Nov/16
Government Spending 55891 KRW Billion Dec/16
Government Revenues 345276 KRW Billion Nov/16
Fiscal Expenditure 324266 KRW Billion Nov/16
Asylum Applications 611 Persons Oct/16
Credit Rating 84.4
Government Spending To Gdp 32 % Dec/14
Military Expenditure 38640 USD Million Dec/15
Business Last Reference
Business Confidence 79 Mar/17
Manufacturing PMI 49.2 Feb/17
Industrial Production 1.7 % Jan/17
Industrial Production Mom 3.3 % Jan/17
Manufacturing Production 2 % Jan/17
Capacity Utilization 114 Index Points Jan/17
New Orders 4888296 KRW Million Jan/17
Changes in Inventories -1441 KRW Billion Dec/16
Bankruptcies 48 Companies Feb/17
Car Registrations 112488 Cars Feb/17
Leading Economic Index 129 Index Points Jan/17
Cement Production 4385 Thousands of Tonnes Jan/17
Coincident Index 124 Index Points Jan/17
Competitiveness Index 5.03 Points Dec/17
Competitiveness Rank 26 Dec/17
Corruption Index 53 Points Dec/16
Corruption Rank 52 Dec/16
Ease of Doing Business 5 Dec/16
Electricity Production 23521 Gigawatt-hour Jan/17
Mining Production -6.4 % Jan/17
Steel Production 5508 Thousand Tonnes Feb/17
Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Confidence 96.7 Mar/17
Retail Sales MoM -2.2 % Jan/17
Retail Sales YoY 4 % Jan/17
Consumer Spending 182457 KRW Billion Dec/16
Disposable Personal Income 1560594 KRW Billion Dec/15
Personal Savings 8.9 % Dec/15
Consumer Credit 1344279 KRW Billion Dec/16
Bank Lending Rate 3.51 % Jan/17
Gasoline Prices 1.31 USD/Liter Jan/17
Households Debt To Gdp 91.6 % of GDP Sep/16
Housing Last Reference
Housing Index 101 Index points Feb/17
Construction Orders 4540002 KRW Million Jan/17
Construction Output 14.4 % Jan/17
Home Ownership Rate 53.6 % Dec/14
Taxes Last Reference
Corporate Tax Rate 24.2 % Dec/16
Personal Income Tax Rate 38 % Dec/16
Sales Tax Rate 10 % Dec/16
Social Security Rate 16.76 % Dec/15
Social Security Rate For Companies 8.4 % Dec/15
Social Security Rate For Employees 8.4 % Dec/15




Economic Indicators for South Korea including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for South Korea economy. 3/30/2017