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

Labor Force Participation Rate in South Korea increased to 63.40 percent in September from 63.30 percent in August of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in South Korea averaged 60.73 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 3.80 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26599.00 26553.00 26622.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1022.00 1043.00 1564.00 684.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.40 63.30 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 3332086.00 3623535.00 3623535.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3589196.00 4051306.00 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 9.40 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
63.40 63.30 63.80 48.50 1982 - 2017 percent Monthly
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labor force participation rate by Country

Last
United Kingdom 78.60 Jul/17
France 72.00 Jun/17
Russia 69.60 Aug/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.40 Mar/17
Canada 65.60 Sep/17
Italy 65.40 Jun/17
Australia 65.20 Sep/17
Netherlands 63.90 Mar/17
South Korea 63.40 Sep/17
United States 63.10 Sep/17
Brazil 61.80 Aug/17
Japan 60.90 Aug/17
Germany 60.80 Mar/17
Mexico 59.10 Sep/17
Spain 58.84 Jun/17
Euro Area 56.80 Mar/17
Turkey 52.90 Jul/17
India 52.50 Dec/13