South Korea Industrial Production  1976-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Industrial production in South Korea declined 5.9 percent in October of 2017, following an upwardly revised 8.5 percent climb in September. It was the steepest decline since February of 2013. Manufacturing output contracted 6.2 percent after rising 8.7 percent in the previous month. On a monthly basis, industrial production fell 1.1 percent after an upwardly revised 0.2 percent gain in September, with manufacturing decreasing 1.5 percent following a 0.4 percent jump. Industrial Production in South Korea averaged 8.93 percent from 1976 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 38.80 percent in July of 1976 and a record low of -25.30 percent in January of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-28 11:00 PM Industrial Production YoY 2.7% -0.2% 0.7%
2017-10-30 11:00 PM Industrial Production YoY 8.4% 2.3% 4.7% 3.8%
2017-11-29 11:00 PM Industrial Production YoY -5.9% 8.5% -1.8% 5.0%
2017-12-27 11:00 PM Industrial Production YoY -5.9% 1.8%
2018-01-31 11:00 PM Industrial Production YoY
2018-03-01 11:00 PM Industrial Production YoY


South Korea Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 83.00 81.00 119.00 35.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.20 50.20 52.60 45.70 [+]
Industrial Production -5.90 8.50 38.80 -25.30 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.10 0.20 11.00 -11.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -6.20 8.70 41.60 -26.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 114.50 114.00 114.50 4.20 Index Points [+]
New Orders 5998089.00 8382106.00 14895263.00 93961.00 KRW Million [+]
Changes in Inventories -2400.70 263.10 13533.70 -15359.30 KRW Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 33.00 31.00 3377.00 30.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 102012.00 137706.00 155971.00 49944.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 133.30 133.20 133.30 5.20 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 28553.69 26116.23 29047.94 6992.81 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 25814048.00 25049894.00 25814048.00 13271570.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 6200.00 5880.00 6405.68 650.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 4.83 -19.80 43.10 -36.00 percent [+]
Cement Production 4955.00 5366.00 6134.00 1726.00 Thousands of Tonnes [+]
Coincident Index 126.40 126.60 131.00 5.40 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.07 5.03 5.39 4.93 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 26.00 26.00 26.00 11.00 [+]
Corruption Index 53.00 56.00 56.00 38.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 52.00 37.00 52.00 27.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 4.00 5.00 23.00 4.00 [+]
Electricity Production 21781.84 23346.34 23629.10 13859.99 Gigawatt-hour [+]


South Korea Industrial Production

In South Korea, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Korea Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Korea Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5.90 8.50 38.80 -25.30 1976 - 2017 percent Monthly
2010=100, NSA




industrial production by Country
Country Last
Australia 0.70 Jun/17
Brazil 5.30 Oct/17
Canada 4.40 Aug/17
China 6.20 Oct/17
Euro Area 3.30 Sep/17
France 3.20 Sep/17
Germany 3.60 Sep/17
India 2.20 Oct/17
Indonesia -1.40 Jun/17
Italy 2.40 Sep/17
Japan 5.90 Oct/17
Mexico -1.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 1.70 Sep/17
Russia 0.00 Oct/17
South Korea -5.90 Oct/17
Spain 4.10 Oct/17
Switzerland 8.60 Sep/17
Turkey 7.30 Oct/17
United Kingdom 3.60 Oct/17
United States 2.90 Oct/17