South Korea | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 1112  Nov/14 1112 667 : 1962
Government Bond 10Y 2.72 percent Nov/14 2.72 2.62 : 7.91
Stock Market 1965 Index points Nov/14 1965 93.1 : 2229
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 1305 USD Billion Dec/13 1305 2.36 : 1305
GDP Growth Rate 0.9 percent Aug/14 0.9 -7 : 6.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.2 percent Aug/14 3.2 -7.3 : 18.2
GDP Constant Prices 358603 KRW Billion Aug/14 358603 14935 : 358603
Gross National Product 354573 KRW Billion May/14 354573 14697 : 365088
GDP per capita 23893 USD Dec/13 23893 1107 : 23893
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 105966 KRW Billion Aug/14 105966 2402 : 105966
GDP per capita PPP 32708 USD Dec/13 32708 12087 : 32708
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.5 percent Oct/14 3.5 2.9 : 7.1
Employed Persons 25652 Thousand Oct/14 25652 20275 : 25743
Unemployed Persons 935 Thousand Oct/14 935 684 : 1564
Productivity 103 Index Points May/14 103 51.9 : 108
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.9 percent Oct/14 62.9 48.5 : 63.4
Wages 3025785 KRW May/14 3025785 2460239 : 3256321
Wages in Manufacturing 3230555 KRW May/14 3230555 2520139 : 3682593
Labour Costs 109 Index Points May/14 109 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
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 1.2 percent Oct/14 1.2 0.2 : 32.5
Inflation Rate Mom -0.3 percent Oct/14 -0.3 -2.52 : 5.29
Consumer Price Index CPI 109 Index Points Oct/14 109 2.9 : 110
Core Inflation Rate 1.8 percent Oct/14 1.8 -0.3 : 30.5
Core Consumer Prices 109 Index Points Oct/14 109 10.7 : 109
GDP Deflator 103 Index Points May/14 103 4.2 : 105
Producer Prices 105 Index Points Oct/14 105 5.07 : 109
Producer Prices Change -0.7 percent Oct/14 -0.7 -4.36 : 47.4
Export Prices 87.52 Index Points Oct/14 87.52 14.92 : 169
Import Prices 92.22 Index Points Oct/14 92.22 4.81 : 117
Food Inflation 0.18 percent Sep/14 0.18 -4.5 : 6434
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate percent Nov/14 2 2 : 5.25
Interbank Rate 2.08 percent Oct/14 2.08 1.76 : 25.34
Money Supply M0 60055600 KRW Million Sep/14 60055600 11200 : 60055600
Money Supply M1 556716 KRW Billion Sep/14 556716 260 : 556716
Money Supply M2 2039282 KRW Billion Sep/14 2039282 591 : 2039282
Money Supply M3 2761047 KRW Billion Sep/14 2761047 57008 : 2761047
Foreign Exchange Reserves 363723 USD Million Oct/14 363723 564 : 368026
Loans to Private Sector 6397 KRW Billion Oct/14 6397 -3462 : 7695
Central Bank Balance Sheet 496806 KRW Billion Sep/14 496806 310 : 496806
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 7500 USD Million Oct/14 7500 -4043 : 7500
Exports 51800 USD Million Oct/14 51800 14.75 : 51800
Imports 44300 USD Million Oct/14 44300 38.61 : 45899
Current Account 7625 USD Million Sep/14 7625 -3757 : 11108
Current Account to GDP 5.8 percent Dec/13 5.8 -8.3 : 11.9
External Debt 429053 USD Million Sep/14 429053 83622 : 442174
Terms of Trade 118 Index Points Sep/14 118 13.1 : 124
Foreign Direct Investment 4484000 USD Thousand Aug/14 4484000 114 : 7065714
Capital Flows -8764 USD Million Sep/14 -8764 -11596 : 3028
Tourist Arrivals 1317482  Oct/14 1317482 213006 : 1454078
Gold Reserves 104 Tonnes Nov/13 104 13 : 104
Gold Reserves 104 Tonnes May/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 -10027 KRW Billion Aug/14 -10027 -28619 : 42914
Government Spending 51569 KRW Billion Aug/14 51569 4673 : 51569
Credit Rating 80.74  80.74 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 72  Oct/14 72 35 : 119
Manufacturing PMI 48.7  Oct/14 48.7 45.7 : 52.6
Industrial Production -1.9 percent Sep/14 -1.9 -25.3 : 38.8
Industrial Production Mom 0.1 percent Sep/14 0.1 -11 : 11
Manufacturing Production percent Sep/14 2 -26.7 : 40.8
Capacity Utilization 111 Index Points Sep/14 111 4.2 : 111
New Orders 5225926 KRW Million Sep/14 5225926 93961 : 15108782
Changes in Inventories 270 KRW Billion Aug/14 270 -7286 : 5774
Bankruptcies 70 Companies Sep/14 70 58 : 3377
Car Registrations 20007761 Cars Oct/14 20007761 1636036 : 20007761
Leading Economic Index 123 Index Points Sep/14 123 5.7 : 123
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence 105  Oct/14 105 81 : 117
Retail Sales MoM -3.2 percent Sep/14 -3.2 -13.3 : 5.7
Retail Sales YoY 1.6 percent Sep/14 1.6 -12.6 : 19.9
Consumer Spending 173864 KRW Billion Aug/14 173864 113913 : 173864
Disposable Personal Income 1436524 KRW Billion Jun/13 1436524 2842 : 1436524
Personal Savings 494415 KRW Billion Jun/13 494415 494 : 494415
Consumer Credit 1040020 KRW Billion Jun/14 1040020 142747 : 1040020
Bank Lending Rate 4.14 percent Sep/14 4.14 4.14 : 17.01
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 3897101 KRW Million Sep/14 3897101 23 : 9960701
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 24.2 percent Jan/14 24.2 22 : 27.5
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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