South Korea | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 1099  Dec/14 1099 667 : 1962
Government Bond 10Y 2.72 percent Dec/14 2.72 2.58 : 7.91
Stock Market 1898 Index points Dec/14 1898 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 358782 KRW Billion Aug/14 358782 14935 : 358782
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 105875 KRW Billion Aug/14 105875 2402 : 105875
GDP per capita PPP 32708 USD Dec/13 32708 12087 : 32708
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.4 percent Nov/14 3.4 2.9 : 7.1
Employed Persons 25756 Thousand Nov/14 25756 20275 : 25756
Unemployed Persons 903 Thousand Nov/14 903 684 : 1564
Productivity 103 Index Points May/14 103 51.9 : 108
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.7 percent Nov/14 62.7 48.5 : 63.4
Wages 3226995 KRW Aug/14 3226995 2460239 : 3256321
Wages in Manufacturing 3521603 KRW Aug/14 3521603 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 percent Nov/14 1 0.2 : 32.5
Inflation Rate Mom -0.2 percent Nov/14 -0.2 -2.52 : 5.29
Consumer Price Index CPI 109 Index Points Nov/14 109 2.9 : 110
Core Inflation Rate 1.6 percent Nov/14 1.6 -0.3 : 30.5
Core Consumer Prices 109 Index Points Nov/14 109 10.7 : 109
GDP Deflator 105 Index Points Aug/14 105 4.2 : 105
Producer Prices 105 Index Points Oct/14 105 5.07 : 109
Producer Prices Change -0.9 percent Nov/14 -0.9 -4.36 : 47.4
Export Prices 88.64 Index Points Nov/14 88.64 14.92 : 169
Import Prices 91.28 Index Points Nov/14 91.28 4.81 : 117
Food Inflation 0.18 percent Sep/14 0.18 -4.5 : 6434
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate percent Dec/14 2 2 : 5.25
Interbank Rate 1.98 percent Nov/14 1.98 1.76 : 25.34
Money Supply M0 61002100 KRW Million Oct/14 61002100 11200 : 61002100
Money Supply M1 563761 KRW Billion Oct/14 563761 260 : 563761
Money Supply M2 2068043 KRW Billion Oct/14 2068043 591 : 2068043
Money Supply M3 2792257 KRW Billion Oct/14 2792257 57008 : 2792257
Foreign Exchange Reserves 363095 USD Million Nov/14 363095 564 : 368026
Loans to Private Sector 5969 KRW Billion Nov/14 5969 -3462 : 7695
Central Bank Balance Sheet 480357 KRW Billion Oct/14 480357 310 : 496806
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 5606 USD Million Nov/14 5606 -4043 : 7380
Exports 46990 USD Million Nov/14 46990 14.75 : 51600
Imports 41384 USD Million Nov/14 41384 38.61 : 45899
Current Account 9010 USD Million Oct/14 9010 -3757 : 11108
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 128 Index Points Oct/14 128 13.1 : 128
Foreign Direct Investment 4484000 USD Thousand Aug/14 4484000 114 : 7065714
Capital Flows -6803 USD Million Oct/14 -6803 -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 -6467 KRW Billion Sep/14 -6467 -28619 : 42914
Government Spending 51626 KRW Billion Aug/14 51626 4673 : 51626
Credit Rating 80.74  80.74 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 75  Nov/14 75 35 : 119
Manufacturing PMI 49  Nov/14 49 45.7 : 52.6
Industrial Production -3.2 percent Oct/14 -3.2 -25.3 : 38.8
Industrial Production Mom -1.6 percent Oct/14 -1.6 -11 : 11
Manufacturing Production -3.4 percent Oct/14 -3.4 -26.7 : 40.8
Capacity Utilization 111 Index Points Oct/14 111 4.2 : 111
New Orders 6190166 KRW Million Oct/14 6190166 93961 : 15108782
Changes in Inventories 256 KRW Billion Aug/14 256 -7286 : 5774
Bankruptcies 72 Companies Oct/14 72 58 : 3377
Car Registrations 20007761 Cars Oct/14 20007761 1636036 : 20007761
Leading Economic Index 124 Index Points Oct/14 124 5.7 : 124
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence 103  Nov/14 103 81 : 117
Retail Sales MoM -0.4 percent Oct/14 -0.4 -13.3 : 5.7
Retail Sales YoY -0.3 percent Oct/14 -0.3 -12.6 : 19.9
Consumer Spending 173769 KRW Billion Aug/14 173769 113913 : 173769
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 percent Oct/14 4 4 : 17.01
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 3917492 KRW Million Oct/14 3917492 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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