South Korea | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 1180 Sep/15 1180 667 : 1962
Stock Market 1918 Sep/15 1914 93.1 : 2229
Government Bond 10Y 2.29 Aug/15 2.3 2.06 : 7.91
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 1410 Dec/14 1306 2.36 : 1410
GDP Growth Rate 0.3 Jun/15 0.8 -7 : 6.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.2 Jun/15 2.5 -7.3 : 18.2
GDP Constant Prices 363250 Jun/15 362171 14935 : 363250
Gross National Product 360937 Mar/15 377064 14697 : 377064
GDP per capita 24566 Dec/14 23875 1107 : 24566
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 106480 Jun/15 105401 2402 : 106480
GDP per capita PPP 33629 Dec/14 32684 12087 : 33629
GDP From Agriculture 6857 Jun/15 7716 1627 : 7716
GDP From Construction 14175 Jun/15 14115 279 : 16130
GDP From Manufacturing 104399 Jun/15 103561 298 : 104399
GDP From Mining 568 Jun/15 558 179 : 876
GDP From Public Administration 22263 Jun/15 22142 1673 : 22263
GDP From Services 194895 Jun/15 194624 4114 : 194895
GDP From Transport 12337 Jun/15 12498 114 : 12498
GDP From Utilities 6894 Jun/15 6894 10.3 : 7141
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.7 Jul/15 3.9 2.9 : 7.1
Employed Persons 25889 Jul/15 25767 20275 : 25986
Unemployed Persons 999 Jul/15 1042 684 : 1564
Productivity 103 Mar/15 103 51.9 : 108
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.4 Jul/15 63.3 48.5 : 63.4
Wages 3356165 Mar/15 3252495 2460239 : 3356165
Wages in Manufacturing 3760722 Mar/15 3589912 2520139 : 3760722
Labour Costs 131 Mar/15 119 91.3 : 131
Population 50.42 Dec/14 50.22 25 : 50.42
Retirement Age Women 55 Dec/15 55 55 : 55
Retirement Age Men 55 Dec/15 55 55 : 55
Minimum Wages 5580 Dec/15 5210 600 : 5580
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.9 Jul/15 9.9 3.8 : 13.4
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 0.7 Aug/15 0.7 0.2 : 32.5
Inflation Rate Mom 0.2 Aug/15 0.2 -2.52 : 5.29
Consumer Price Index CPI 110 Aug/15 110 2.9 : 110
Core Inflation Rate 2.1 Aug/15 2 -0.3 : 30.5
Core Consumer Prices 112 Aug/15 111 10.7 : 112
GDP Deflator 107 Mar/15 103 4.2 : 107
Producer Prices 101 Jul/15 102 5.07 : 109
Producer Prices Change -4 Jul/15 -3.6 -4.36 : 47.4
Export Prices 85.54 Jul/15 84.77 14.92 : 169
Import Prices 81.97 Jul/15 82.05 4.81 : 117
Food Inflation 2.2 Aug/15 2.25 -4.5 : 6434
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 1.5 Aug/15 1.5 1.5 : 5.25
Interbank Rate 1.48 Jul/15 1.58 1.48 : 25.34
Money Supply M0 69026800 Jun/15 69007700 11200 : 69026800
Money Supply M1 643293 Jun/15 624149 260 : 643293
Money Supply M2 2186769 Jun/15 2171436 591 : 2186769
Money Supply M3 2995869 Jun/15 2980927 57008 : 2995869
Foreign Exchange Reserves 370822 Jul/15 374749 564 : 374749
Loans to Private Sector 7085098 Jul/15 7037712 2603700 : 7085098
Central Bank Balance Sheet 510090 Jun/15 492801 310 : 510090
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 4350 Aug/15 7723 -4043 : 9980
Exports 39325 Aug/15 46609 14.75 : 51600
Imports 34978 Aug/15 38847 38.61 : 45899
Current Account 10115 Jul/15 12109 -3757 : 12109
Current Account to GDP 6.3 Dec/14 5.8 -8.3 : 11.9
External Debt 418910 Mar/15 425449 83622 : 442174
Terms of Trade 139 Jul/15 137 13.1 : 139
Foreign Direct Investment 5316000 Jun/15 3555000 114 : 7065714
Capital Flows -10508 Jun/15 -8812 -11596 : 3028
Tourist Arrivals 629737 Jul/15 750925 213006 : 1454078
Gold Reserves 104 Dec/13 104 13 : 104
Tourism Revenues 945 Jun/15 1516 327 : 1765
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -1.8 Dec/14 -1.5 -4.1 : 3.47
Government Debt to GDP 33.8 Dec/13 34.8 7.99 : 34.8
Government Budget Value -23896 Jun/15 -9665 -28619 : 42914
Government Spending 52557 Jun/15 52167 4673 : 52557
Credit Rating 80.74 :
Fiscal Expenditure 193025 Jun/15 155234 7012 : 312394
Government Revenues 169130 Jun/15 145569 14987 : 320895
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 68 Aug/15 70 35 : 119
Manufacturing PMI 47.9 Aug/15 47.6 45.7 : 52.6
Industrial Production -3.3 Jul/15 1.2 -25.3 : 38.8
Industrial Production Mom -0.5 Jul/15 2.3 -11 : 11
Manufacturing Production -3.5 Jul/15 0.9 -26.7 : 40.8
Capacity Utilization 111 Jun/15 111 4.2 : 111
New Orders 8192509 Jun/15 6184980 93961 : 15108782
Changes in Inventories 3070 Jun/15 2215 -7286 : 5774
Bankruptcies 54 Jul/15 80 54 : 3377
Car Registrations 134463 Jul/15 132994 83212 : 147897
Competitiveness Index 4.95 Dec/15 5.01 4.93 : 5.39
Competitiveness Rank 26 Dec/15 25 11 : 26
Corruption Index 55 Dec/14 55 38 : 56
Corruption Rank 43 Dec/14 46 27 : 52
Ease of Doing Business 5 Dec/14 7 5 : 23
Leading Economic Index 132 Jun/15 132 5.7 : 132
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence 102 Aug/15 100 81 : 117
Retail Sales MoM 1.9 Jul/15 -3.7 -13.3 : 5.7
Retail Sales YoY 1.9 Jul/15 0.8 -12.6 : 19.9
Consumer Spending 174947 Jun/15 175390 113913 : 175390
Disposable Personal Income 1490794 Dec/14 1435098 2842 : 1490794
Personal Savings 517842 Dec/14 492830 494 : 517842
Consumer Credit 1130494 Jun/15 1099336 142747 : 1130494
Bank Lending Rate 3.43 Jul/15 3.49 3.36 : 17.01
Gasoline Prices 1.29 Aug/15 1.35 0.54 : 1.84
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 106 Aug/15 105 38.1 : 186
Construction Orders 5361428 Jun/15 6111862 23 : 9960701
Home Ownership Rate 53.6 Dec/14 53.8 53.6 : 56.4
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 24.2 Dec/15 24.2 22 : 30.8
Personal Income Tax Rate 38 Dec/14 38 35 : 38
Sales Tax Rate 10 Dec/15 10 10 : 10
Social Security Rate 18.5 Dec/14 18.52 15.3 : 18.52
Social Security Rate For Companies 10.16 Dec/14 10.23 8.5 : 10.23
Social Security Rate For Employees 8.34 Dec/14 8.29 6.7 : 8.34




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. 9/2/2015