Employment Rate in South Korea decreased to 61.40 percent in August from 61.50 percent in July of 2019. Employment Rate in South Korea averaged 59.79 percent from 1999 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 61.60 percent in July of 2017 and a record low of 56.10 percent in February of 2001.

Employment Rate in South Korea is expected to be 61.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in South Korea to stand at 61.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Korea Employment Rate is projected to trend around 61.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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South Korea Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.10 4.00 7.10 3.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 27196.00 27050.00 27196.00 20268.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 867.00 1131.00 1546.00 691.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.30 64.00 64.20 48.50 percent [+]
Productivity 108.00 111.30 111.50 53.50 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 129.90 103.50 129.90 69.00 Index Points [+]
Wages 3585588.00 4021244.00 4021244.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3804036.00 4654149.00 4654149.00 2520139.00 KRW/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 8350.00 7530.00 8350.00 600.00 KRW/Hour [+]
Population 51.61 51.36 51.61 25.01 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 55.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 7.10 9.70 13.40 3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 61.40 61.50 61.60 56.10 percent [+]


South Korea Employment Rate

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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
61.40 61.50 61.60 56.10 1999 - 2019 percent Monthly
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