Labour Costs in South Korea decreased to 96.50 Index Points in the second quarter of 2018 from 127.70 Index Points in the first quarter of 2018. Labour Costs in South Korea averaged 115.40 Index Points from 2008 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 149.40 Index Points in the first quarter of 2016 and a record low of 91.30 Index Points in the second quarter of 2011.

South Korea Labour Costs
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South Korea Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.20 7.10 3.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 26837.00 26812.00 26922.00 20268.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1100.00 1122.00 1546.00 691.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.40 63.50 63.90 48.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 96.50 127.70 149.40 91.30 Index Points [+]
Productivity 109.20 105.60 109.70 53.50 Index Points [+]
Wages 3457189.00 3917383.00 3917383.00 2460239.00 KRW/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 3692181.00 4562783.00 4562783.00 2520139.00 KRW/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 7530.00 6470.00 7530.00 600.00 KRW/Hour [+]
Population 51.45 51.25 51.45 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 9.00 9.90 13.40 3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 61.20 61.20 61.60 56.10 percent [+]


South Korea Labour Costs

This page provides - South Korea Labour Costs - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Korea Labour Costs - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
96.50 127.70 149.40 91.30 2008 - 2018 Index Points Quarterly
NSA, 2010=100




Country Last
Australia 100.60 Jun/18
Brazil 99.29 Sep/18
Canada 116.80 Jun/18
China 104.80 Sep/18
Euro Area 113.70 Jun/18
France 108.10 Jun/18
Germany 113.18 Jun/18
Italy 107.00 Jun/18
Mexico 81.10 Aug/18
Netherlands 115.30 Jun/18
Singapore 107.90 Jun/18
South Africa 150.80 Mar/18
South Korea 96.50 Jun/18
Spain 102.40 Jun/18
Turkey 153.67 Jun/18
United Kingdom 103.90 Jun/18
United States 109.66 Sep/18


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