Markets Last Reference
Currency 1170 Oct/21
Stock Market (points) 3282 Jul/21
Government Bond 10Y (%) 2.41 Oct/21

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate (%) 0.8 Jun/21
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 6 Jun/21
Unemployment Rate (%) 3 Sep/21
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate (doses per 100 people) 142 Oct/21
Inflation Rate (%) 2.5 Sep/21
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.5 Sep/21
Coronavirus Vaccination Total (doses) 72829328 Oct/21
Interest Rate (%) 0.75 Oct/21
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 4200 Sep/21
Current Account (USD Million) 7510 Aug/21
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) 3.5 Dec/20
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 42.6 Dec/20
Government Budget (% of GDP) -6.1 Dec/20
Business Confidence (points) 90 Sep/21
Manufacturing PMI (points) 52.4 Sep/21
Consumer Confidence (points) 104 Sep/21
Retail Sales MoM (%) -0.8 Aug/21
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25 Dec/21
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 45 Dec/21
Coronavirus Cases (Persons) 343445 Oct/21
Coronavirus Deaths (Persons) 2668 Oct/21
Coronavirus Recovered (Persons) 147693 Oct/21

GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate (%) 0.8 Jun/21
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 6 Jun/21
GDP (USD Billion) 1631 Dec/20
GDP Constant Prices (KRW Billion) 476245 Jun/21
Gross National Product (KRW Billion) 471381 Jun/21
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (KRW Billion) 142524 Jun/21
GDP per capita (USD) 28361 Dec/20
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 42252 Dec/20
GDP From Agriculture (KRW Billion) 7580 Jun/21
GDP From Construction (KRW Billion) 21574 Jun/21
GDP From Manufacturing (KRW Billion) 128375 Jun/21
GDP From Mining (KRW Billion) 520 Jun/21
GDP From Public Administration (KRW Billion) 28739 Mar/21
GDP From Services (KRW Billion) 267864 Jun/21
GDP From Transport (KRW Billion) 14617 Jun/21
GDP From Utilities (KRW Billion) 12028 Jun/21

Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate (%) 3 Sep/21
Employed Persons (Thousand ) 27454 Sep/21
Unemployed Persons (Thousand ) 849 Sep/21
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 63 Sep/21
Labour Costs (points) 119 Mar/21
Productivity (points) 119 Mar/21
Wages (KRW/Month) 3773068 Jun/21
Minimum Wages (KRW/Hour) 8720 Dec/21
Wages in Manufacturing (KRW/Month) 4022810 Jun/21
Population (Million) 51.78 Dec/20
Retirement Age Women 62 Dec/20
Retirement Age Men 62 Dec/20
Employment Rate (%) 61.3 Jun/21
Youth Unemployment Rate (%) 5.3 Sep/21

Health Last Reference
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate (doses per 100 people) 142 Oct/21
Coronavirus Vaccination Total (doses) 72829328 Oct/21
Coronavirus Cases (Persons) 343445 Oct/21
Coronavirus Deaths (Persons) 2668 Oct/21
Coronavirus Recovered (Persons) 147693 Oct/21

Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate (%) 2.5 Sep/21
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.5 Sep/21
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 109 Sep/21
Core Consumer Prices (points) 108 Sep/21
Core Inflation Rate (%) 1.3 Aug/21
GDP Deflator (points) 107 Jun/21
Producer Prices (points) 111 Aug/21
Producer Prices Change (%) 7.3 Aug/21
Export Prices (points) 114 Sep/21
Import Prices (points) 125 Sep/21
Food Inflation (%) 5.6 Aug/21
Cpi Housing Utilities (points) 105 Sep/21
CPI Transportation (points) 108 Sep/21
Inflation Expectations (%) 2.4 Sep/21

Money Last Reference
Interest Rate (%) 0.75 Oct/21
Interbank Rate (%) 1.02 Oct/21
Money Supply M0 (KRW Million) 147345000 Aug/21
Money Supply M1 (KRW Billion) 1333808 Aug/21
Money Supply M2 (KRW Billion) 3507332 Aug/21
Money Supply M3 (KRW Billion) 4786150 Aug/21
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 463970 Sep/21
Loans to Private Sector (KRW Hundred Million) 10490045 Sep/21
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.06 Jun/21
Central Bank Balance Sheet (KRW Billion) 574188 Aug/21
Foreign Stock Investment (USD Million) 1055888 Jun/21
Lending Rate (%) 1.75 Oct/21
Private Debt To GDP (%) 273 Dec/20

Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 4200 Sep/21
Current Account (USD Million) 7510 Aug/21
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) 3.5 Dec/20
Exports (USD Million) 55826 Sep/21
Imports (USD Million) 51624 Sep/21
External Debt (USD Million) 604167 Jun/21
Terms of Trade (points) 93.4 Aug/21
Capital Flows (USD Million) 5786 Aug/21
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Thousand ) 4724987 Sep/21
Tourism Revenues (USD Million) 971600 Aug/21
Tourist Arrivals 97087 Aug/21
Gold Reserves (Tonnes) 104 Jun/21
Terrorism Index 0.66 Dec/19
Weapons Sales (SIPRI TIV Million) 827 Dec/20

Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 42.6 Dec/20
Government Budget (% of GDP) -6.1 Dec/20
Government Budget Value (KRW Billion) -29802 Aug/21
Government Spending (KRW Billion) 84291 Jun/21
Government Revenues (KRW Billion) 375514 Aug/21
Fiscal Expenditure (KRW Billion) 405316 Aug/21
Asylum Applications (Persons) 6684 Dec/20
Credit Rating 86 Oct/21
Government Spending To GDP (% of GDP) 31.15 Dec/18
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 46056 Dec/20

Taxes Last Reference
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25 Dec/21
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 45 Dec/21
Sales Tax Rate (%) 10 Dec/21
Social Security Rate (%) 19.24 Dec/21
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 10.11 Dec/21
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 9.13 Dec/21

Business Last Reference
Business Confidence (points) 90 Sep/21
Manufacturing PMI (points) 52.4 Sep/21
Industrial Production (%) 9.6 Aug/21
Industrial Production Mom (%) -0.7 Aug/21
Manufacturing Production (%) 10.1 Aug/21
Capacity Utilization (points) 105 Aug/21
New Orders (KRW Million) 7131745 Aug/21
Changes in Inventories (KRW Billion) 2524 Jun/21
Bankruptcies (Companies) 11 Aug/21
Car Registrations 102749 Sep/21
Leading Economic Index (points) 128 Aug/21
Internet Speed (KBps) 28554 Mar/17
IP Addresses (IP) 25814048 Mar/17
Car Production 3506774 Dec/20
Coincident Index (points) 117 Aug/21
Competitiveness Index (Points) 79.62 Dec/19
Competitiveness Rank 13 Dec/19
Corruption Index (Points) 61 Dec/20
Corruption Rank 33 Dec/20
Ease of Doing Business 5 Dec/19
Electricity Production (Gigawatt-hour) 22978 May/21
Mining Production (%) 7.5 Apr/21
Steel Production (Thousand Tonnes) 6100 Aug/21

Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Confidence (points) 104 Sep/21
Retail Sales MoM (%) -0.8 Aug/21
Retail Sales YoY (%) 3.8 Aug/21
Consumer Spending (KRW Billion) 221146 Jun/21
Disposable Personal Income (KRW Billion) 1938679 Dec/20
Personal Savings (%) 37.4 Mar/21
Consumer Credit (KRW Billion) 1805867 Jun/21
Bank Lending Rate (%) 2.87 Aug/21
Economic Optimism Index (Net Balance) 105 Sep/21
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 1.39 Sep/21
Households Debt To GDP (% of GDP) 105 Mar/21

Housing Last Reference
Housing Index (points) 122 Sep/21
Construction Orders (KRW Million) 6048390 Aug/21
Construction Output (%) 0.3 Aug/21
Home Ownership Rate (%) 58 Dec/19


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