South Korea Labor Force Participation Rate  1982-2017 | Data | Chart

Labor Force Participation Rate in South Korea decreased to 63.30 percent in October from 63.40 percent in September of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in South Korea averaged 60.74 percent from 1982 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 63.80 percent in June of 2017 and a record low of 48.50 percent in January of 1984.

South Korea Labor Force Participation Rate
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South Korea Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.60 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26629.00 26593.00 26629.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1011.00 997.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.30 63.40 63.80 48.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 129.60 148.10 149.40 91.30 Index Points [+]
Productivity 98.50 97.60 104.20 53.50 Index Points [+]
Wages 3575612.00 3332086.00 3623535.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3874983.00 3589196.00 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 8.70 9.40 13.40 3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 61.30 61.10 61.50 56.10 percent [+]


South Korea Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides - South Korea Labor Force Participation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Korea Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
63.30 63.40 63.80 48.50 1982 - 2017 percent Monthly
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labor force participation rate by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 78.50 Sep/17
France 71.90 Sep/17
Russia 69.40 Oct/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.30 Jun/17
Canada 65.70 Nov/17
Italy 65.41 Sep/17
Australia 65.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 64.20 Sep/17
South Korea 63.30 Oct/17
United States 62.70 Nov/17
Brazil 61.80 Sep/17
Germany 60.90 Jun/17
Japan 60.80 Oct/17
Mexico 59.50 Oct/17
Spain 58.92 Sep/17
Euro Area 57.10 Jun/17
Turkey 53.70 Aug/17
India 52.50 Dec/13