South Korea Employment Rate  1999-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Employment Rate in South Korea increased to 61.50 percent in July from 61.40 percent in June of 2017. Employment Rate in South Korea averaged 59.48 percent from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 61.50 percent in July of 2017 and a record low of 56.10 percent in February of 2001.

South Korea Employment Rate
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South Korea Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.80 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26511.00 26478.00 26622.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 978.00 1054.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.70 63.80 63.80 48.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 148.10 134.10 149.40 91.30 Index Points [+]
Productivity 97.60 98.10 104.20 53.50 Index Points [+]
Wages 3623535.00 3480465.00 3623535.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 4051306.00 3870051.00 4051306.00 2520139.00 KRW/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 6470.00 6030.00 6470.00 600.00 KRW/Hour [+]
Population 50.80 50.60 50.80 25.00 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 55.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 55.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.20 10.60 13.40 3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 61.50 61.40 61.50 56.10 percent [+]


South Korea Employment Rate Notes

In South Korea, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the population. This page provides - South Korea Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Korea Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
61.50 61.40 61.50 56.10 1999 - 2017 percent Monthly
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employment rate by Country

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Mexico 96.73 Jun/17
Switzerland 79.30 Mar/17
Netherlands 75.10 Mar/17
United Kingdom 75.10 May/17
Germany 74.60 Mar/17
Russia 65.50 Jun/17
France 64.70 Mar/17
Spain 62.04 Jun/17
Canada 61.60 Jul/17
South Korea 61.50 Jul/17
Australia 61.46 Jun/17
United States 60.20 Jul/17
Japan 59.30 Jun/17
Italy 57.80 Jun/17
Brazil 53.70 Jun/17
Turkey 46.70 May/17