South Korea | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 1084  Jan/15 1084 667 : 1962
Government Bond 10Y 2.29 percent Jan/15 2.29 2.29 : 7.91
Stock Market 1936 Index points Jan/15 1936 93.1 : 2229
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 1305 USD Billion Dec/13 1305 2.36 : 1305
GDP Growth Rate 0.4 percent Nov/14 0.4 -7 : 6.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.7 percent Nov/14 2.7 -7.3 : 18.2
GDP Constant Prices 360160 KRW Billion Nov/14 360160 14935 : 360160
Gross National Product 355968 KRW Billion Aug/14 355968 14697 : 365088
GDP per capita 23893 USD Dec/13 23893 1107 : 23893
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 102650 KRW Billion Nov/14 102650 2402 : 105875
GDP per capita PPP 32708 USD Dec/13 32708 12087 : 32708
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.5 percent Dec/14 3.5 2.9 : 7.1
Employed Persons 25756 Thousand Dec/14 25756 20275 : 25756
Unemployed Persons 934 Thousand Dec/14 934 684 : 1564
Productivity 101 Index Points Aug/14 101 51.9 : 108
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.5 percent Dec/14 61.5 48.5 : 63.4
Wages 3226995 KRW Aug/14 3226995 2460239 : 3256321
Wages in Manufacturing 3521603 KRW Aug/14 3521603 2520139 : 3682593
Labour Costs 123 Index Points Aug/14 123 86.3 : 128
Population 50.22 Million Dec/13 50.22 25 : 50.22
Retirement Age Women 60  Jan/13 60 60 : 60
Retirement Age Men 60  Jan/13 60 60 : 60
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.7 percent Dec/14 8.7 3.8 : 13.4
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 0.8 percent Dec/14 0.8 0.2 : 32.5
Inflation Rate Mom percent Dec/14 0 -2.52 : 5.29
Consumer Price Index CPI 109 Index Points Dec/14 109 2.9 : 110
Core Inflation Rate 1.6 percent Dec/14 1.6 -0.3 : 30.5
Core Consumer Prices 109 Index Points Dec/14 109 10.7 : 109
GDP Deflator 105 Index Points Aug/14 105 4.2 : 105
Producer Prices 103 Index Points Dec/14 103 5.07 : 109
Producer Prices Change -2 percent Dec/14 -2 -4.36 : 47.4
Export Prices 86.43 Index Points Dec/14 86.43 14.92 : 169
Import Prices 86.57 Index Points Dec/14 86.57 4.81 : 117
Food Inflation 1.99 percent Dec/14 1.99 -4.5 : 6434
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate percent Jan/15 2 2 : 5.25
Interbank Rate 1.99 percent Dec/14 1.99 1.76 : 25.34
Money Supply M0 62886200 KRW Million Nov/14 62886200 11200 : 62886200
Money Supply M1 570987 KRW Billion Nov/14 570987 260 : 570987
Money Supply M2 2086848 KRW Billion Nov/14 2086848 591 : 2086848
Money Supply M3 2828148 KRW Billion Nov/14 2828148 57008 : 2828148
Foreign Exchange Reserves 363590 USD Million Dec/14 363590 564 : 368026
Loans to Private Sector 5436 KRW Billion Dec/14 5436 -3462 : 7695
Central Bank Balance Sheet 476997 KRW Billion Nov/14 476997 310 : 496806
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 5780 USD Million Dec/14 5780 -4043 : 7380
Exports 49704 USD Million Dec/14 49704 14.75 : 51600
Imports 43955 USD Million Dec/14 43955 38.61 : 45899
Current Account 11406 USD Million Nov/14 11406 -3757 : 11406
Current Account to GDP 5.8 percent Dec/13 5.8 -8.3 : 11.9
External Debt 429053 USD Million Aug/14 429053 83622 : 442174
Terms of Trade 134 Index Points Dec/14 134 13.1 : 134
Foreign Direct Investment 4484000 USD Thousand Aug/14 4484000 114 : 7065714
Capital Flows -9916 USD Million Nov/14 -9916 -11596 : 3028
Tourist Arrivals 1086569  Dec/14 1086569 213006 : 1454078
Gold Reserves 104 Tonnes Nov/13 104 13 : 104
Gold Reserves 104 Tonnes Aug/14 104 13 : 104
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -1.5 percent of GDP Dec/13 -1.5 -4.1 : 3.47
Government Debt to GDP 33.8 percent Dec/13 33.8 7.99 : 34.8
Government Budget Value 3288 KRW Billion Nov/14 3288 -28619 : 42914
Government Spending 51889 KRW Billion Nov/14 51889 4673 : 51889
Credit Rating 80.74  80.74 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 73  Dec/14 73 35 : 119
Manufacturing PMI 49.9  Dec/14 49.9 45.7 : 52.6
Industrial Production -3.4 percent Nov/14 -3.4 -25.3 : 38.8
Industrial Production Mom 1.3 percent Nov/14 1.3 -11 : 11
Manufacturing Production -3.5 percent Nov/14 -3.5 -26.7 : 40.8
Capacity Utilization 111 Index Points Nov/14 111 4.2 : 111
New Orders 10646405 KRW Million Nov/14 10646405 93961 : 15108782
Changes in Inventories 3450 KRW Billion Nov/14 3450 -7286 : 5774
Bankruptcies 61 Companies Nov/14 61 58 : 3377
Car Registrations 20117955 Cars Dec/14 20117955 1636036 : 20117955
Leading Economic Index 124 Index Points Nov/14 124 5.7 : 124
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence 102  Jan/15 102 81 : 117
Retail Sales MoM 1.9 percent Nov/14 1.9 -13.3 : 5.7
Retail Sales YoY percent Nov/14 1 -12.6 : 19.9
Consumer Spending 174590 KRW Billion Nov/14 174590 113913 : 174590
Disposable Personal Income 1436524 KRW Billion Jun/13 1436524 2842 : 1436524
Personal Savings 494415 KRW Billion Jun/13 494415 494 : 494415
Consumer Credit 1060346 KRW Billion Aug/14 1060346 142747 : 1060346
Bank Lending Rate 3.88 percent Nov/14 3.88 3.88 : 17.01
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 1719951 KRW Million Nov/14 1719951 23 : 9960701
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 24.2 percent Jan/14 24.2 22 : 30.8
Personal Income Tax Rate 38 percent Jan/14 38 35 : 38
Sales Tax Rate 10 percent Jan/14 10 10 : 10
Social Security Rate 18.52 percent Jan/13 18.52 15.3 : 18.52
Social Security Rate For Companies 10.23 percent Jan/13 10.23 8.5 : 10.23
Social Security Rate For Employees 8.29 percent Jan/13 8.29 6.7 : 8.29




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