South Korea | Economic Indicators

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 0.6 % Dec/15
Unemployment Rate 3.4 % Dec/15
Inflation Rate 0.8 % Jan/16
Interest Rate 1.5 % Jan/16
Balance of Trade 5362 USD Million Jan/16
Government Debt to GDP 35.98 % Dec/14
Markets Last Reference
Currency 1201 Feb/16
Stock Market 1852 points Feb/16
Government Bond 10Y 1.88 % Feb/16
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 0.6 % Dec/15
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3 % Dec/15
GDP 1410 USD Billion Dec/14
GDP Constant Prices 370130 KRW Billion Dec/15
Gross National Product 380796 KRW Billion Sep/15
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 106408 KRW Billion Dec/15
GDP per capita 24566 USD Dec/14
GDP per capita PPP 33629 USD Dec/14
GDP From Agriculture 7108 KRW Billion Dec/15
GDP From Construction 14850 KRW Billion Dec/15
GDP From Manufacturing 105540 KRW Billion Dec/15
GDP From Mining 568 KRW Billion Dec/15
GDP From Public Administration 22550 KRW Billion Dec/15
GDP From Services 198221 Dec/15
GDP From Transport 12703 KRW Billion Dec/15
GDP From Utilities 7537 KRW Billion Dec/15
Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.4 % Dec/15
Employed Persons 26293 Thousand Dec/15
Unemployed Persons 922 Thousand Dec/15
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.9 % Dec/15
Labour Costs 133 Index Points Sep/15
Productivity 95.5 Index Points Sep/15
Wages 3350168 KRW/Month Sep/15
Minimum Wages 6030 KRW/Hour Jan/16
Wages in Manufacturing 3637932 KRW/Month Sep/15
Population 50.42 Million Dec/14
Retirement Age Women 55 Dec/15
Retirement Age Men 55 Dec/15
Employment Rate 96.8 % Dec/15
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.3 % Dec/15
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate 0.8 % Jan/16
Inflation Rate Mom 0 % Jan/16
Consumer Price Index CPI 110 Index Points Jan/16
Core Consumer Prices 112 Index Points Jan/16
Core Inflation Rate 1.7 % Jan/16
GDP Deflator 108 Index Points Sep/15
Producer Prices 99.06 Index Points Dec/15
Producer Prices Change -3.9 % Dec/15
Export Prices 81.17 Index Points Dec/15
Import Prices 76.22 Index Points Dec/15
Food Inflation 1.6 % Jan/16
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 1.5 % Jan/16
Interbank Rate 1.56 % Feb/16
Money Supply M0 74510700 KRW Million Nov/15
Money Supply M1 688735 KRW Billion Nov/15
Money Supply M2 2243782 KRW Billion Nov/15
Money Supply M3 3089293 KRW Billion Nov/15
Foreign Exchange Reserves 367290 USD Million Jan/16
Loans to Private Sector 7240515 KRW Hundred Million Dec/15
Deposit Interest Rate 2.54 % Dec/14
Central Bank Balance Sheet 488119 KRW Billion Nov/15
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade 5362 USD Million Jan/16
Exports 36762 USD Million Jan/16
Imports 31400 USD Million Jan/16
Current Account 7460 USD Million Dec/15
Current Account to GDP 6.3 % Dec/14
External Debt 409093 USD Million Sep/15
Terms of Trade 143 Index Points Dec/15
Capital Flows 7757 USD Million Dec/15
Foreign Direct Investment 7639000 USD Thousand Dec/15
Tourism Revenues 1261 USD Million Nov/15
Tourist Arrivals 1116450 Dec/15
Gold Reserves 104 Tonnes Dec/15
Terrorism Index 0 Dec/14
Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP 35.98 % Dec/14
Government Budget -1.8 % of GDP Dec/14
Government Budget Value 4115 KRW Billion Nov/15
Government Spending 54102 KRW Billion Dec/15
Government Revenues 314318 KRW Billion Nov/15
Fiscal Expenditure 310203 KRW Billion Nov/15
Asylum Applications 287 Persons Dec/14
Credit Rating 84.15
Business Last Reference
Business Confidence 65 Jan/16
Manufacturing PMI 49.5 Jan/16
Industrial Production -1.9 % Dec/15
Industrial Production Mom 1.3 % Dec/15
Manufacturing Production -1.8 % Dec/15
Capacity Utilization 112 Index Points Dec/15
New Orders 5593594 KRW Million Dec/15
Changes in Inventories 7686 KRW Billion Dec/15
Bankruptcies 44 Companies Dec/15
Car Registrations 139790 Cars Dec/15
Leading Economic Index 137 Index Points Dec/15
Cement Production 4816 Thousands of Tonnes Dec/15
Competitiveness Index 4.99 Points Dec/16
Competitiveness Rank 26 Dec/16
Corruption Index 56 Points Dec/15
Corruption Rank 37 Dec/15
Ease of Doing Business 4 Dec/15
Mining Production 8 % Dec/15
Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Confidence 100 Jan/16
Retail Sales MoM -0.1 % Dec/15
Retail Sales YoY 3.5 % Dec/15
Consumer Spending 179871 KRW Billion Dec/15
Disposable Personal Income 1490794 KRW Billion Dec/14
Personal Savings 7.1 % Dec/14
Consumer Credit 1166037 KRW Billion Sep/15
Bank Lending Rate 3.46 % Dec/15
Gasoline Prices 1.13 USD/Liter Jan/16
Households Debt To Gdp 85.7 % of GDP Jun/15
Housing Last Reference
Housing Index 107 Index points Dec/15
Construction Orders 4182538 KRW Million Dec/15
Home Ownership Rate 53.6 % Dec/14
Taxes Last Reference
Corporate Tax Rate 24.2 % Dec/15
Personal Income Tax Rate 38 % Dec/14
Sales Tax Rate 10 % Dec/15
Social Security Rate 18.5 % Dec/14
Social Security Rate For Companies 10.16 % Dec/14
Social Security Rate For Employees 8.34 % Dec/14




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. 2/12/2016